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How to Encourage Your Kids to Get Outside and Be Active

Parents, we all know the drill— you call your kids to the dinner table and they either bring their Nintendo DS along or they join the table 15 minutes later. Their lukewarm mashed potatoes and your daily uninvited guests— Mario and Luigi— are starting to make you regret giving them those tech gifts and gadgets for Christmas. As if getting your children to eat— and eat together as a family— weren’t difficult enough, parents now face the added challenge of getting them outdoors and active. Though it may seem like a difficult and daunting task, ensuring physical activity becomes routine in your child’s life at an early age will provide them with lifelong benefits. According to the Government of Canada, children...

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