Circuit Workout (Crazy Eights) for Grownups

Circuit Workout (Crazy Eights) for Grownups

Here is a workout tip for grown-ups. Leave the dumbbells at home and work out in the park! Equipment-free exercise (using your own body weight and good old gravity) can be just as effective as what you can do with any dumbell, machine, or barbell. This is a great...
Make a Mental Health Check-in with your Child

Make a Mental Health Check-in with your Child

The term “mental health” often has a negative nuance in our society. Many consider it shorthand for someone who is always “unhappy” or “depressed.” This isn’t the case at all. Now more than ever it’s important to regularly check in with your child about their mental...
Crab Walk Races

Crab Walk Races

Crab Walk Races. All you need for this activity is a balloon or playground ball. First, mark a start and finish line. Each participant will line up at the starting line in a crab position (as seen in the image), then you will kick the balloon or ball forward toward...
Fresh Outdoor Activity Ideas For Families

Fresh Outdoor Activity Ideas For Families

There’s no secret that the lack of exercise and outdoors this past year has affected everyone’s mental health. After transitioning to a mostly virtual life, your daily walk may have become redundant, and even boring for you AND your child. If you’re like me, after...
Easing into Post-Quarantine Exercise with Your Children or Teen

Easing into Post-Quarantine Exercise with Your Children or Teen

Training for sports comes down to specific skill training and general strength and conditioning. While each sport has its specific set of skills – ball handling, sprinting technique, batting, etc., all sports benefit from improvements in athleticism,...
Make Your Own Meals (Part 2!)

Make Your Own Meals (Part 2!)

While at the beginning of the pandemic, cooking elaborate meals and taking on new baking projects may have been a novelty and felt rewarding, at this point, coming up with meal ideas may just feel like a chore. Add picky kids into the mix and it’s no wonder that we’re...