Category: Fitness

Health Tips to Live Longer and Better 2

Health Tips to Live Longer and Better

I love reading little articles that have tips for living healthier and longer.  There were some neat tips in Parade a couple weeks ago (Sunday, Jan. 27).  As a busy Mom, I can certainly use all the advice I can get! Here are a few things I learned: Do you think smoking or watching TV will shave more time off of your life?  According to an analysis of health records,...

ChristmasLights 1

Last Night’s Biking Adventure

Twice a week, I pack up the bike and take DD out into the (flat, but unfamiliar) neighborhoods where my other kids have gymnastics practice. The weather has been so mild we’re still able to go out even in December! I had just put white/red bike lights onto her bike since it gets dark so early now. So, last night DD and I set out on our usual (5pm) bike...

Wake Up! My Child Has Asthma 0

Wake Up! My Child Has Asthma

You hear it on the news…asthma is on the rise. More and more people are diagnosed with asthma. Six million children have asthma. More than 22 million American have asthma. My son is now officially one of them. So why do I say, “Wake up”? Well, my son has had a spotty history of asthmatic episodes. For whatever reason, LD’s asthma is getting worse and the attacks are coming more...

Fitness Game for Kids —  Bakari 0

Fitness Game for Kids — Bakari

A couple of months ago I featured a fitness board game called Flip2BFit.  My kids really loved it.  Today I’m going to review a similar product they put out called Bakari.  It is a fitness memory game. The kids have been itching to play that as well and we finally got a chance to play it. It was a huge hit too!  I thought it’d be perfect to feature today as we’ll...

Gymnastics Awards 0

Gymnastics Awards

This is just a proud Mama moment. When we moved to the States from Australia, we noticed a gym fairly near where we live.  LD had enjoyed gymnastics overseas and it seemed like a good activity to have the kids in during the heat of summer and cold of winter. It helped fill the ‘phys ed’ part of our homeschool.  Now two years later, the kids all still love their...

A Fun Fitness Board Game for Kids: Flip2BFit 0

A Fun Fitness Board Game for Kids: Flip2BFit

I have had the privilege of reviewing a new board game called Flip2BFit.  This is so much more than a board game — it’s a full fitness workout!  The kids and I had so much fun with this game. On the first day we tried it out, they liked it so much that they made Dad play it when he got home from work. The kids really enjoyed all the...