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Explore The Many Ways of Active Play

Play is an integral part of childhood, but in recent years play has started to slow down with active alternatives replaced with video games and online interaction. Active play is a great way to keep kids healthy and moving at any age, but a lot of parents don’t know where to start. If you’re trying […]

A Playground Safety Checklist for Parents

It’s never been easier for kids to spend an entire Saturday seated. Almost unthinkable a few generations ago, kids today have so many passive entertainment options to where they exercise nothing except their thumbs and eyeballs. Although there’s nothing wrong with TV time or playing video games with friends every so often, kids today are at risk […]

Five Quick and Easy Tips for a Happier, Healthier Spring

Spring cleaning isn’t just for our kitchens, bedrooms, and closets. It’s also a great time to detox and “spring clean” our bodies as well.  Here are five quick tips to reboot our bodies and minds for spring! Move Your Body!  Winter can be plain hard. It’s cold, dark, and can inspire lethargy. As we transition […]

Boudreaux’s Butt Paste Celebration

Last week, we were lucky enough to celebrate #buttpastebooty with the teams from Boudreaux’s Butt Paste and Momtrends. We began with an intense workout at Exhale Spa at the Gansevoort Hotel. The #booty workout was incredibly challenging but such a great way to start the day. Boudreaux’s Butt Paste is pediatrician recommended and mom-approved.  It […]

Why Recess Is Essential to Child Development

Some of our best memories of grade school always start with that recess bell ringing. That joyful sound was letting our little minds know it was time to go outside and play. Unfortunately, in recent years, schools have waved goodbye to recess in favor of tightly packed academic schedules even at an elementary school level. […]

Positive Effects of Competitive Sports

Kids participating in youth sports today can choose between competitive and noncompetitive programs. The latter have gained a lot of traction in recent years. Such leagues focus primarily on participation and having fun – everyone is identified as a “winner,” and everyone seems to get a trophy. In some noncompetitive leagues, they don’t even keep […]