Fitness framework
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Never heard of FitnessGram? It's only the "gold standard" of fitness testing for kids

Monday, September 8, 2014

FitnessGram sounds like a new app for your phone or tablet or some play on Instagram.

Learning Curve: Advice for moms-to-be
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Local doctor offers health tips for expectant moms

By Theresa Stratford  – Friday, September 5, 2014

The learning curve for new moms can be slightly - OK, enormously - overwhelming. Moms-to-be often find themselves searching the Internet for simple answers on everything from what to eat to how to ...

Gearing up for baby
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A shopping guide for moms-to-be and new parents

By Lauren johnson  – Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Before my husband and I geared up for kids of our own, I'd seen the phrase "All You Need is Love" plastered across onesies, crib sets, nursery décor, and more. Luvs even aired a commercial set to the ...

Fit Family Challenge survey

Monday, August 11, 2014

Good news for our Fit Family Challenge participants: There's still ONE more chance to win a prize!

Cork's fashion appeal
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The lightweight, natural material is popping up all over the accessories market

By Leanne Italie Associated Press  – Friday, August 1, 2014

Cork: It's not just for wine and bulletin boards.

Lessons learned: Local parenting coach offers back-to-school tips
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Q&A with Melinda Norris

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Friday, August 1, 2014

At the start of a school year, the transition from long, lazy days to the hustle and bustle of early mornings, after-school activities, and homework can be a challenge for the whole family - parents ...

Dance evolution
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Trudy's School of Dance celebrates 75 years of keeping dancers on their toes

By Erica Rodefer Winters  – Monday, July 21, 2014

Dance classes offer many benefits for little girls and boys: New skills and friends, exercise, an appreciation for the arts and more.

Add zing to your notebooks
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Add zing to your school notebooks

By KIM COOK Associated Press  – Sunday, July 13, 2014

When it's time to start stocking the school backpack, it's easy to just grab a stack of plain, boring notebooks.

Fit Family Challenge: Week 8

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dear Fit Family Challenge members,

Strategies to ease the process of switching schools
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Moving? How to choose the right school

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

MELISSA RAYWORTH, Associated Press


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