Tagged: kids

How to Deal with Picky Eaters

Our kids will always make us swell with pride. Because they are ours in the making. But, in the throes of growing up to be good-eaters, we can count on having our hands full! So, here’s some tips on how to deal with picky eaters.

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Swimming Safety Tips for the Summer

With the weather lately, it has a lot of us looking forward to school break and summer weather. With that, comes the increased use of pools and beaches. Elite’s outdoor pools plan to open Memorial Day weekend and it’s got a lot of parents thinking: is my child safe around the water? To be sure, here’s a few swimming […]

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What Kids Really Want from Parents, Teachers & School Lunch

Classroom surveys of kids reflect some interesting attitudes on their part about what they really want from those around them—teachers, parents, and school lunch providers. We should empower them to make the right nutritional decisions.

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The Best Halloween Costumes For Dogs

You have your costume picked out, your kids are all dressed up, and it seems like the whole family is ready for a spooky Halloween. Except for your dog. Let’s change that! Dressing your dog up for Halloween can be super fun and super easy. Plus the photos are guaranteed for some mad likes on […]

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10 Workouts To Do With Your Dog

Why workout alone when you can workout with your dog? Dogs make great workout buddies. They keep a positive attitude, they help you have fun, and you get cuddles at the end! What’s not to love about that? But if you’re looking for a few new ways to get active with your pup, check out […]

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The Power of Play: Allowing Your Inner Child to Become Your Greatest Ally

The first time I did a backflip off the high dive, I was 9.  Maybe it was the pressure of my peers or the August sun soaking up any doubt in my brain.  Either way, whatever the reason, leaping off a 15-foot diving board backward and upside down seemed like a perfectly good idea at […]

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Member Stories: A Child’s Perspective

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience:

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12 Backyard Games To Get Out And Play This Summer

Oh sweet summertime. It’s time for sunshine, lemonade, and (most importantly) no school. While it may seem tempting to stay in the house with the air conditioning on high all summer binge watching Netflix, it’s still super important to get out and get active. Here are 12 summer backyard games to get your kids off […]

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Surviving the Play Date : A How-to for More Fun and Less Stress

The other day, I was getting ready for my son’s first play date.  You would have thought I was hosting a wedding.  I cleaned the house like I’ve never cleaned before, purchased gourmet coffee, baked Paleo muffins and woke up a half hour early to curl my hair.  Yes, I really did that.  Before heading […]

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6 Tips to Have a Healthier Halloween with Your Kids

Let’s face it, Halloween isn’t the healthiest holiday around. At least you can adapt most of your other holiday meals to include smaller portions and more healthful options. But on Halloween…it’s all about the sweets. So, what’s a parent to do!?

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