The Truth About Health Drinks – Is The Promise Real?
The truth is, there is more harm than good in the so-called health drinks. Let’s try and list the good stuff first. The box for your drink will likely tell you that your drink has some vitamins and minerals. If the box can be believed, those are good for you. BUT wait, what about the […]
5 Healthy + Yummy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids
Given their exposure to a dozen food delivery apps, aisles of cookies and ice-creams in the supermarkets, the excessive advertising, how do we ensure that our kids eat right, eat enough and love what they eat? While there are dime a dozen options available online, are they healthy and wholesome? An ideal kid’s lunch plate […]
The Importance of Free Play for Kids
Put a bunch of kids together in a room, ground or any space with or without toys and they will find ways to entertain themselves. They might prance around, run and catch, jump for no reason or come up with a hopping game that other kids slowly participate in. Child development experts call these kinds […]
Nutrition 101 For Your Kids – What Should You Feed Them?
I presume that reading this heading was accompanied by some rolling of your eyes and then followed by a smile; as is usually the case when we think of our little ones. I couldn’t think of a better way to sum up this species than this definition I came across recently: Toddler (n.) – Emotionally […]
Obesity: A Serious Problem Among Kids Today
The truth is that we, as a population, are becoming heavier but weaker and unhealthier. We knew this about adults. We see more overweight adults today than we ever have. And we even know why. But kids? Why is this happening to kids? Not enough movement Kids, more than adults, need movement. They need to […]
7 Things We Do at QuadPlay That Is Building Stronger, Healthier and Happier Kids
It’s A LOT of Play Kids need quality outdoor playtime. They should run around, play a sport, jump, roll, climb trees, ride bikes and do all things that kids do to have fun. Remember the time when you were a kid and played all day long? Sadly in today’s world, free play is not so free. […]
How Much Playtime Does Your Child Really Need?
That’s the only sort of play time this generation knows, thanks to increasing concerns in the way our society functions enforcing kids to remain indoors. But we’re not talking about that playtime. We’re talking about the time during which a child gets to play freely using her body and mind without the pressures of coaching […]