7 Minutes a Day

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Sometimes the job of keeping kids healthy feels overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be.

One researcher says, “Children don’t need a lot of intense physical activity to get the health benefits of exercise — seven minutes or more of vigorous physical activity is all that’s required. But the seven minutes have to be intense to prevent weight gain, obesity and its adverse health consequences. And most kids aren’t getting that.”

That’s all it takes to prevent childhood obesity. Really. Read the full article here.

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Ellen and Rachel are two old friends and “expert” mamas—one a pediatrician and one a family therapist—with fifty years of parenting experience between them.


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