Less Than a Month to Enter to Win a Trip to the Four Seasons!!!
Introducing Macaroni Kid's First Annual Search for America's Fittest Family!!! The contest to recognize a family who will inspire us all!
Has your family been taking more walks? Hikes? Bike-rides? Swims? Do you find yourself turning the TV off and opting for outdoor activities? Have you made it a habit to cook healthy, home-made meals together? Does your family seek fun new challenges and adventures? This is the contest for YOU! Your family could be Macaroni Kid's America's Fittest Family, and win a family trip to ...
The Family That Plays Together Stays Together!
Macaroni Kid encourages quality family time and wellness in all that we do. We know that families working towards a common goal can do anything (sky’s the limit!) when employing teamwork and each other’s support. We know bettering your family is your goal and we aim to give you some tools to do so.
So, consider this our fitness call to you and your family! Join us and get movin’! “Our Family Moves” is about making a commitment to move together; after all, “the family that plays together ...
Changing Our Relationship With Food And Ourselves
FOOD. What words immediately come to mind when you read the word FOOD? Some may include: love, hate, comfort, stress, fat, delicious, enemy, friend, diet, binge, restrict. Powerful words. Contradicting words.
Food and feelings are tightly woven together. The connection between eating and emotions is ingrained in us from the start. From the moment we arrive on this earth, food is what connects us to our mother as she brings us to her breast or bottle. After a traumatic passage from womb to world, the infant is comforted by their ...
Eat Your Veggies and Like 'Em Too!
My daughter, a very picky eater, will not eat vegetables unless they are raw and she can dip them in something. Let’s face it; there aren’t many healthy dipping choices out there. Many ranch dressings and dips are made with unpronounceable ingredients, have zero nutritional value and are loaded with fat and calories. Realizing that this might be the only way for her to eat vegetables, I set out to make my own healthier version. The healthy part comes from using plain Greek yogurt, and recently, I found ...
Trips from Terra: Actress, Author, and Healthy Living Expert!
K: Thanks so much for joining us, Terra! As you know, March is National nutrition month. Macaroni Kid is all about enriching life for moms and families. We’ve always been passionate about health and fitness, but in 2012, we’re getting even more serious about these issues. I know you’re an expert on wellness and nutrition and I’m so happy to interview you for our Family Fitness newsletter! So, welcome!
TW: So happy to be here!
K: Let's get started. One of the hardest tasks is ...
Simple Tips for National Nutrition Month
Building opportunities for fitness as a family is important, and so is healthy eating! School requires a lot of energy and by midday, kids often need a pick-me-up that won't give them an afternoon crash or bore them to tears. With March being National Nutrition Month, here are 10 tips to help you pack a nutritious lunch that will make lunchtime fun and healthy.
Substafruit: Make your child's lunch more nutritious by replacing junk food with fresh fruits and vegetables.
Explore: Pack a healthy dish from a different ...
Happy Birthday to the Hershey Track & Field Games
The Hershey Track and Field Games is the largest youth activity program of its kind in North America. This year, in celebration of its 35th birthday, Hershey is inviting family to birthday parties throughout 2012 to help them have fun and get active. Families are also invited to visit their site to download a free RUN, JUMP, THROW Birthday Party Kit for activity based games that you can do at home with your kids.
Thanks to my husband, we're a track and field-obsessed family, so I was overjoyed when ...
We Want to Hear From You!
We don’t just want you to read the Family Fitness articles, we want you to be a part of this! Who knows more about working fitness into the crazy, busy, stressful, exciting life of a mom than...YOU?!
So here’s the deal; we want to hear from you! If you've jumped on the bandwagon, you can inspire others to do the same! Whether you're a personal trainer or play WiiFit with your kids, you're part of the family fitness revolution! If you've made fitness ...
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