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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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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PARENTAL TIP: Be Specific!

Article Written By: Michael Pam

Although this is a true story from this morning, it does make you think.

The picture below is what happens when you tell a 10 year old to get his shoes and hat off the stairs.

be specific- 10 year old

I wasn’t specific.

Did he do as told/asked? Yes.

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Top 13 tips for Beating the Stress of the Holidays

article written by : Lety Algeri

During the Holiday season, it is very easy to get swept away in all of the commercialism. When this happens, all too often, it is easy to find yourself looking around the day after Christmas wondering where the holiday went. It seems to get lost somewhere between the shopping mall and the bank, and all you have to show for it are aching muscles and credit card receipts.

This year try something different, give what you can afford and resist the temptation to buy things on credit, for that is only going to cause unwanted stress when the bills come rolling in.

gift clipart

Top 13 tips for Beating the Stress of the Holidays

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New Dog For Christmas?

An article written by : Michael Schaier of Michael’s Pack

There is, that adorable face wrapped up with a big red bow. This is the gift that probably made someone the best parent in the world, or maybe this was the promise of commitment from the most loving caring significant other. Or perhaps it was the gift of joy and companionship to an elderly or lonely relative. That’s wonderful, who wouldn’t be thrilled? The questions now that the tree is down and everyone is back to their regularly scheduled lives, what do we do with this puppy?

puppy chritmas

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