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Parents Get It Moovin' and Groovin' - Parent Blog.org
by: Linda Berman Start at the beginning and jump in, make a change! You have a routine in your house. It probably looks something like this: the children come home from school, they have a snack of milk and cookies, play, have dinner, do homework, watch television then go to bed. It’s easy for a routine like this to become a ritual that doesn’t change, but reconsider this: a change in routine is possible. Children often spend many hours doing quiet and generally passive types of activities like reading, watching television and direct their attention to other contemplative activities. There’s an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and do something more; balance these passive activities with physical activity – that’s right – MOVE! Engaging both the passive and active parts of a child’s experience creates a more balanced all-encompassing life experience. Exercise fuels the brain with oxygen. Eating nutritious food and drinking sufficiently is important too. Make healthy choices and create healthy habits to support the beneficial outcome you want … that includes physical activity. Do your part, Get Moovin’ & Groovin’ with your kids, this type of activity benefits the whole family. A child’s life changes for [...]