School Lunch Check List- B. Fit Long Island

Now that school is starting back up parents all over are racking their brains…”what should I pack for lunch?”

Here is a school lunch check list (with a few examples) to make sure you are sending your kid to school with a healthy lunch thanks to Erika Burdick of B. Fit Long Island.

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Breathing Exercises for Kids

At the end of the day it is great to de-stress and just breathe!

Breathing exercises are great for everyone in your family to incorporate into your Fit Fam routine.

Erika Burdick of B. Fit Long Island sent me this great link and I have been incorporating these great breathing techniques into our night time routine.

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Popsicle Stick Workout

In launching my Fit Fam Program which incorporates a 30 minute family workout, I am pulling together some other ideas family can use to stay active and fit together. This week is the Popsicle stick workout.

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Memorial Day BBQ Food Swaps

With the upcoming holiday weekend you are likely to be attending at least one BBQ.

When we gather with friends food and drinks with high calories are often part of the mix. While you don’t want to be “that person” saying “no” to all the food and drink you can try to be conscious of what you eat.

Try out some of these food swaps at your upcoming BBQ’s this weekend:

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How many snacks do we eat each day?

My kids are always asking for a snack! As a result, I always have a snack.
Snacking is okay but, are we making the healthier snack choice? And, how often are we snacking?

As a parent we walk around the house we pass the counter and if there is a dish of cookies or chips we would put our hand in grab one or two and keep moving, without even thinking about it. Then, that one cookie turns into two, three or even four cookies. Imagine how many calories we are eating and not realizing it.

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