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May 31, 2010

Michelle Obama launches plan to fight childhood obesity within a generation

Michelle Obama released her plan to fight childhood obesity.  Her goal is to solve the problem within a generation which is a pretty ambitious goal.  This means decreasing childhood obesity rates to 5% by the year 2030!Her plan entails implementing an ...
May 21, 2010

Story time can be healthy time for kids

I remember reading my children stories right before they went to sleep.  Of course that was when they were little and that was quite a while ago.  But I still keep an eye out for cute stories that parents can read to their children that have a healthy ...
May 19, 2010

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month - get the kids moving

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  This is actually a great time to remind us how important it is to find physical activities to do with our kids.  Why?  Many of us may have started out the year with great enthusiasm but with busy live...
May 14, 2010

Fun kid friendly guide to buying organic foods

If you don't buy all your foods organic (and many of us can't because it is so expensive) there are 12 fruits and vegetables that should always be purchased organic.  They are affectionately called the "dirty dozen". I have written about the Dirty D...
May 10, 2010

Kevin Durant helps kids get moving with new fun little video

Here is a mini 'Let's Move' commercial featuring NBA star, Kevin Durant, that you can share with your kids.  This little video helps reminds kids why it is important to move everyday.  I thought it was very well done and uses a combination of kids, fun...
May 07, 2010

Join the Fit Factor Kids walking team to help tally up 100,000,000 steps and promote exercise to kids

First I want to acknowledge that this National Nurses Week.  Thank you fellow nurses for your tireless and compassionate work caring for the sick and for teaching people healthy living skills.I am always looking for fun ways to promote nutrition and ex...
May 05, 2010

Mother's Day Free Gift Cards-Gift of time Coupons and Certificates for Kids

It's Mother's Day this Sunday and time once again to help kids find special ways to say "Thank you" and show their love in special ways.Personal and special gifts don't have to be store bought.  I still have the cards and gifts that my kids made me wit...
Apr 30, 2010

Nourish Interactive receives American Library Association Award Recommendation

We are very proud to announce that the American Library Association (ALA) has just notified Nourish Interactive that we have received the Seal "Greatest Websites for Kids". Our website will be added to the Association for Library Service to Childr...
Apr 26, 2010

National Turn off your TV - great lesson for kids and family to be active

Were you able to turn off that TV last week?  If you missed it or were not able to formally participate during the national "Turn Off the TV" week, you can still participate.It is really never too late teach the kids the importance of limiting their sc...
Apr 26, 2010

Healthy Monday - Turn off the TV and Get Active with the Kids

Take the action off-screenStay healthy by limiting the time you spend in front of the computer and TV. This week plan a Move It Monday game night or after-dinner walk and give your eyes a rest.Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every ...
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