Resources: Physical Activity

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VIDEO Prescription for Play: how the simple act of allowing kids to play creates successful adults

I think this is the best video I’ve ever seen on the importance of play. This YouTube video called Prescription for Play provides remarkable insight into how th… [Read More]

The First Lady’s “Let’s Move” Nutrition and Physical Activity Toolkit for Parents

I am so excited and proud to direct you to the First Lady’s Let’s Move website where you can benefit from all the great tools just released for… [Read More]

Survey Says: Parents Are Ready to Create Healthier Learning Environments For Their Kids

An online survey of parents of children in grades K-12 revealed what we (parents), already knew.  Parents nearly unanimously agree that schools should provide m… [Read More]

5 Fast Diabetes Facts

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in school-aged children, affecting about 1 in every 400 to 500 young people less than 20 years of age. Signs… [Read More]

Kids Need 60 Minutes or More of Physical Activity Daily

According to the Centers for Disease Control, children and adolescents should have 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity daily.  Here are some types… [Read More]

Physical Education Vs. Physical Activity

The statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are alarming. Today, about 16 percent of all children and teens in the United States ar… [Read More]

A good reason to shut off the TV and get the kids outside

Children and teens are seeing fewer television advertisements for fruit drinks, regular soda and sweets such as candy, cookies and pastries, according to a stud… [Read More]

Simple Steps to Help Your Family Eat Healthy and Move More

Visit the First Lady’s Let’s Move website and benefit from all of the great tools just released for parents The tools recognize that parents a… [Read More]

Connecting the Dots So That All Children and Youth Will Be Fit and Ready To Learn

Coordinated School Health Program (CSHP) According to the Centers for Disease Control about two-thirds of all deaths in the United States and a large number of… [Read More]