Active Kids

Get a Cardio Workout While You Clean

Lindsay Gee | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Living
Lindsay Gee

Cleaning. It's a necessary evil. It's also one of the top excuses given when people are asked why they didn't fit a workout in. Too many chores. Vacuuming to be done. Dishes to wash. Loads of laundry to fold. The list goes on. Certainly those chores do indeed need to be done, but the incredible thing about fitness is that you can fit it in while you complete your household chores.

How To Get Your Screen-Obsessed Kids To Exercise

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Parents

Summer is the perfect time for kids to get outside and exercise. But with video games, cell phones and the TV calling their name, how do you get your ...

Canadian Kids Get A D-Minus On Physical Activity, Report

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada Parents

TORONTO - With Canadian children still failing to meet key physical activity targets, a new report is stressing the benefits of outdoor play and urgin...

Canada's 'Culture Of Convenience' Messing Up Our Kids' Health

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - While many Canadian kids play sports and have access to parks and playgrounds, a new report has given them a D minus grade when it comes to ...

Are You Doing Enough to Get Your Kids Physically Active this Summer?

Daryl Devonish | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Living
Daryl Devonish

Think about it. You learn to read and a whole new world opens up to you. You can pick up a book on any topic and dive into it for hours, consuming knowledge. Powerful knowledge that helps shape your future. And yet we neglect to teach our kids the ABCs of physical literacy.

Sneaky Ways To Get Your Kids Active

Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada Living

If you just can’t seem to lure your kids away from the couch, you’re not alone. Active Healthy Kids warns that Canadian children under age 6 are s...

How to Fight the Bored-Kid Blues

Jenna Em | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

As a child, I would play outside all day long, only coming indoors for meals. How the times have changed! My kids think that somehow it is my husband's and my responsibility to entertain them! In my own generation, my parents never played the role of entertainment clowns, so how have today's parents somehow fallen into this role? How to shake up this generation of BORED kids? Here are some of my suggestions.

SavvyMom Roundup of Serious Dos and Don'ts

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.02.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

From exciting new lip colour treats, to dangerous laundry detergent, to wedding boots, this week was fully of exciting news at SavvyMom. Here's what caught my attention out of all the latest fashion, style and parenting info out there on the Internet.