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Get Your Kids to Fall In Love With Working Out!

Physical activity increases blood flow to the brain, feeding it with oxygen and learning-boosting nutrients like glucose. In a study, researchers found that 15-45 minutes of exercise before school reduces fidgeting among children by 50 percent. In another study, with different groups of students, the group that exercised the most…

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Discipline Tips for Your Child

Society is full of prescriptions for handling a child’s misbehavior. You can’t  escape nanny shows, advice from an empathetic mom or the outspoken advice from your childless coworker. Here are some mindful discipline tips. You’ve probably tried small time-outs, counting 1-2-3, various forms of punishment, bribing, nagging and offering rewards…

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Evolution of Fatherhood

Part of being a mindful father is striking the right balance between family and professional life. In the past, a father’s identity was based more on factors outside of the home than within it. But over the decades, the evolution of fatherhood is changing. Dads are typically taking on more…

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The Family That Plays Together, Stays Together

Busy schedules can make everyone in a family feel overbooked, overworked, and overwhelmed. Research shows too much stress, intense studying, and overwhelming schedules are destructive. It puts dangerous pressure on families and damages their relationships. You must find time to play for your health and the health of your children.…

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Set your Family’s Thermostat on RELAX

The key to health, happiness, and longevity is learning how to RELAX. The family that relaxes together stays together. Our children are growing up in a world that is getting increasingly more stressful with each passing day. Below are a few tips so you can set your family’s thermostat on…

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Amazing Benefits of Family Exercising Together

It’s “Exercise With Your Child Week.” Studies show families that exercise, eat meals and play together have stronger family bonds and are mentally and physically healthier. Our technological society has drawn our families into our homes in front of a screen instead of moving and playing together which creates health…

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Creating a Mindful Family Meeting

Weekly family meetings are an invaluable tool and can be the glue that keeps a family’s busy life from spinning out of control. Creating a mindful family meeting and place for the family to meet weekly provides a place for communication, building trust, and your family’s values. A  mindful family…

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Why Create A Mindful Family

The themes that rule our lives today are, “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted.” We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The notion of finding precious time to learn how to create balance and to reduce our stress, to…

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