It’s our special blog edition of our weekly news links. We’ve included links to a few recent blog posts that we’ve enjoyed, and we hope you enjoy them, too. Read ideas from the experts and from people just like you – people who are making small changes so they move more and eat healthier.
Step 1: Drinks
This blog and website were created by two moms who are also health experts – a pediatrician and a holistic health coach to be exact. This blog post shares the importance of getting kids to drink water, plus the 411 on fruit juice, soda and sports drinks.
Read how Lynn managed to get her four boys away from the video games and into the streets for a fun neighborhood treasure hunt.
Sneak It In, Mom! Tip #23
Bethany, a stay-at-home mom, shares fitness and health tips that real families can use. We love her passion and her realism. She knows that getting in exercise is hard when you’d be happy just fitting in a shower every few days!
Americans’ daily steps way behind
We knew we were behind in math and science, but we’re behind other countries in our number of daily steps, too! Barb’s blog always has interesting health news, plus profiles of real people and information about local health-related events and activities.