Healthy Eating: Soccer Snacks that Score Big

When did soccer snacks become so unhealthy? At so many games I watch as a pouch of sugared and artificially coloured water is handed to my child along with a packaged food item full of preservatives. Soccer snacks have become an expected ‘treat’ instead of a replenishment of electrolytes and energy kids growing bodies need to play another half…

Raising Runners: Teaching Kids How to Run

Kids know how to run right? You see them in the field at school chasing each other and they play soccer at the park.  Do you really need to teach kids how to run? You actually do if they want to run as a sport rather than just for play.  For Track there are advantages…

Busy Kids are Active Kids

My kids are busy. Happy, active, energetic, thriving, smart and BUSY! Being busy when the kids were young was my sanity saver. I had a husband that travelled and 3 babies under the age of 4 which meant I was over whelmed with diapers, bottles, naps and crying – both theirs and mine! Getting out…