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Nature's Gym

By Eric Butterman

You know staying fit is important, especially if you want to manage your heartburn. But who wants to exercise indoors when it's sunny and warm outside? Fortunately, you don't have to! It's time to try nature's gym for a workout that's just as good, if not better!

1. Instead of a calf machine Hit the hills. With just a ... Continue reading Nature's Gym

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Summer Fun with Science

Kids love summer vacation, but parents often find it difficult to keep them engaged in productive activities. And most kids experience a summer learning slump during their time away from school. According to the National Summer Learning Association, at best, students show little or no academic growth over the summer, and at worst they lose one to three months of learning.

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Easing Into Summer

by the Editors of Your Family Today

School's out for summer ... so why aren't your kids jumping for joy? Many children, especially young ones, have difficulty switching from the structure of school to the freedom of summer, according to Patti Zomber, Ph.D., a child psychologist in Los Angeles. Here are some strategies to make the transition as smooth ... Continue reading Easing Into Summer

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Plan Now for Summer Fun

by Deb McLeod

Warning, danger. Summer break is right around the corner.

Ok, it's not riiiight around the corner, but it will sneak up and be here before you know it. Are you ready for your kids' summer break? Are you prepared to give them a great break?

Summer break is a special time for kids, and you can do much to ensure t ... Continue reading Plan Now for Summer Fun

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