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02 Jul, 2018

Make your backyard weatherproof

When it comes to helping your kids to build healthy exercise and play habits, regularity is important. For many of us, that’s a problem. Bad weather often convinces even parents themselves to stay indoors rather than to go out for that jog we’ve been promising ourselves for years. Even during the warmer seasons of the year, rain, wind, or excessive...

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20 Jun, 2018

Making Your Backyard Safe for Water Play

 July is just around the corner, and temperatures are getting hotter all over the country. Families are preparing for the summer heat by breaking out inflatable pools, slip and slides, water guns, water balloons, and other water toys. Water play is a great way to keep cool during the summer, and helps to get kids out of the house...

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14 Jun, 2018

3 Things to Know About Before Making Your Own Swing

 Building a swing set for your kids is a rite of passage for many parents. Creating something for your children to enjoy as they grow up can provide a unique sense of accomplishment, and offers a nice diversion from many of the more stressful realities of our daily routines. While embarking on a project like this is something many...

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04 Jun, 2018

Adapting your kids’ play routine for Summer

During the school year, kids are locked into a tight schedule, and are often left playing exactly the same ways at the the same times every day. A play routine is a great way to build healthy exercise habits, but it can quickly become stale. Because of this, it’s great to embrace seasonal changes to mix up the types of...

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01 Jun, 2018

Keeping kids active in hot weather

Even in the cooler parts of the country, warm weather has finally arrived. In many states, however, temperatures have already turned oppressively hot. Sunny 90 degree weather with humidity isn’t fun to hang around in, and both you and your kids might end up hiding indoors where the air conditioner can keep things nice and cool. Inactivity is not the...

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