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Setting limits on kids' screen time - The Salem News

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Setting limits on kids' screen time
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Q: I have a boy and a girl, ages 6 and 8, who are overly focused on screen time with digital devices. How can I set limits without seeming like I want to take away all their fun?
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Setting limits on kids' screen time - The Salem News

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Setting limits on kids' screen time
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Q: I have a boy and a girl, ages 6 and 8, who are overly focused on screen time with digital devices. How can I set limits without seeming like I want to take away all their fun?
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Fit kids finish first in the classroom

Fit kids finish first in the classroom | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Fit kids aren't only first picked for kickball. New research shows middle school students in the best physical shape outscore their classmates on standardized tests and take home better report cards.
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Budget-Friendly Ways To Be Active With Kids

Budget-Friendly Ways To Be Active With Kids | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
By Sarah Kaufman, The Manilla Blog We all want active and healthy kids, but exercise can be expensive. Sports teams cost money, plus after-school carpool schedules sure don’t fit the schedule of wo...
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Physical activities to share with parents

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Girl loses 65 pounds in fight against childhood obesity

Girl loses 65 pounds in fight against childhood obesity | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
As the childhood obesity epidemic hit home, parents around the country are struggling to figure out how to help their kids lose weight.
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Saskatchewan in motion - Taking a hard line on screen time

Saskatchewan in motion - Taking a hard line on screen time | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Are you looking to cut back your family's screen time?
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Physical activity More Than Diet Determines Weight in Children: Study - Counsel & Heal

Physical activity More Than Diet Determines Weight in Children: Study - Counsel & Heal | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Counsel & HealPhysical activity More Than Diet Determines Weight in Children: StudyCounsel & HealA new study suggests that it is the physical activity, rather than the diet, which makes a huge difference in determining the weight of children.
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Young children who attend daycare are more likely to be obese (Video) - Examiner.com

Young children who attend daycare are more likely to be obese (Video) - Examiner.com | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Young children who attend daycare are more likely to be obese (Video)Examiner.comMayo Clinic writes that childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents.
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Exercise for Kids: How Parents Can Keep Kids Active

Exercise for Kids: How Parents Can Keep Kids Active | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Help your kids become more active by engaging them in exercise that seems more like play than work. Get tips on how to keep exercise fun.
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Children need just seven minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity to stay ... - Daily Mail

Children need just seven minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity to stay ... - Daily Mail | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Daily MailChildren need just seven minutes a day of 'vigorous' physical activity to stay ...Daily MailYoungsters spend a staggering 70 per cent of their time in sedentary activities and just 0.6 per cent of their time running around.
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Mom Blog – Setting Screen Time Rules

Mom Blog – Setting Screen Time Rules | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Even as my daughter headed off to kindergarten, the time she could actually watch TV didn't increase all that much. And honestly, as parents of 2 children who talk NON-STOP, screen time is often used as the tool to help my ...
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Getting Active for Parents - Greener Ideal

Getting Active for Parents - Greener Ideal | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Getting Active for ParentsGreener IdealIt's a fact that children are more inclined to exercise when their parents are active. Fitting exercise into your busy lifestyle might seem a bit overwhelming, and the time is never right.
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Sending kids the right message on food, drinks - Business Times (subscription)

Sending kids the right message on food, drinks - Business Times (subscription) | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Business Times (subscription)Sending kids the right message on food, drinksBusiness Times (subscription)For healthy, active children: Fourteen major food and beverage brands have agreed to stop advertising their less healthy products to children...
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Sesame Street: First Lady Michelle Obama and Big Bird Team Up to Help Get Kids Moving

Get Moving with Mrs. Obama and Big Bird. First Lady Michelle Obama and Sesame Street's Big Bird teamed up to film two public service announcements encouragin...
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Top 10 Ways To Get Kids To Be Active | Your Health Journal

Top 10 Ways To Get Kids To Be Active | Your Health Journal | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Top 10 Ways To Get Kids To Be Active (RT @lensaunders: Len Saunders Blog - Top 10 Ways To Get Kids To Be Active http://t.co/d1h7ve8n)
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Children who spend three-quarters of their time in sedentary behavior have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than active peers

Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behavior, such as watching TV and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers, reveals a new study.
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5 Fun Activities to Keep Your Kids Active Indoors

5 Fun Activities to Keep Your Kids Active Indoors | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
As the weather gets colder this holiday season, we want to help get your kids moving and accumulating more GeoPalz points with fun indoor activities!
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Managing Kids and Gadgets: 12 Screen Time Rules - Huffington Post

Managing Kids and Gadgets: 12 Screen Time Rules - Huffington Post | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Managing Kids and Gadgets: 12 Screen Time RulesHuffington PostDr. Brown is a pediatrician in Austin and helped draft the AAP's screen time recommendations. She also has two teenagers. The Rules.
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Active Kids More Likely to Be Healthier and Leaner

Active Kids More Likely to Be Healthier and Leaner | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Encouraging kids to play, rather than restrict their diet can be key in making kids healthy.
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13 Ideas To Get Kids Active - PTOToday.com

RT @ptotoday: Ideas for programs that will keep kids active: http://t.co/SFN7cfGQ #pto #pta...
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5 Tips for Staying Active With Kids and Family

5 Tips for Staying Active With Kids and Family | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
A study last year found that obese children and teens have as much plaque in their arteries as a 45-year-old adult, setting them up for heart disease and other serious health conditions much earlier than their parents.
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School fights childhood obesity, promotes health - Examiner.com

School fights childhood obesity, promotes health - Examiner.com | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
School fights childhood obesity, promotes healthExaminer.comWith childhood obesity at alarming rates – it now affects 17% of all children and adolescents in the United States, triple the rate from just one generation ago, according to the U.S.
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Teacher’s running program combats obesity, bullying

Teacher’s running program combats obesity, bullying | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
The signature war cry borrowed from the movie “300″ loudly echoes through the Williamson Elementary School gymnasium at a high pitch. And where the Spartan battle cry from the movie is ...
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Parents: Living a healthy lifestyle better than talking to teens about obesity - Examiner.com

Parents: Living a healthy lifestyle better than talking to teens about obesity - Examiner.com | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Examiner.comParents: Living a healthy lifestyle better than talking to teens about obesityExaminer.comA new study shows that when parents model a healthy lifestyle, that lifestyle is more effective than just talking to teens when it comes to...
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The Weekly Kids' Co-op: Play for Active Bodies | Lessons Learnt Journal

The Weekly Kids' Co-op: Play for Active Bodies | Lessons Learnt Journal | Kids physical activity | Scoop.it
Featuring three fabulous plays for active bodies. Share your kid-focused posts here and the Kids' Co-op will share it across all of our blogs.
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