5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Moving in the Winter

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Moving in the Winter

Winter can get long and dreary, especially for our kids who are usually stuck indoors. We need to get creative to expend that energy we so easily use outdoors in warmer weather. It’s so much easier to go for a walk or a trip to the park in the summer! Exercise is great for our bodies and our minds. Here are five ways to keep your kids moving in the winter:

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Taking a Natural Probiotic as Part of a Healthy Routine #shop #cbias

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Taking a Natural Probiotic as part of a healthy routine #NaturalProbiotic #shop #cbias

We’ve been on a gradual quest for a healthy lifestyle, and the start of a new year is always a great time to make small corrections and set new goals. In the past, I’ve put a large emphasis on exercise. That’s fantastic, but there’s more to wellness than just working out. This year I’m focusing on internal health and wellness, too. We went to Hy-Vee and picked up a doctor recommended natural probiotic to promote digestive system balance.

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Why I’m Finished With Greasy Fast Food

Hubster and I are completely addicted to My Fitness Pal.  We both have the app on our iPhones and track everything.  Between eating well and P90X, we’ve both lost weight and have felt awesome.

We’ve been doing this for over a month now, and haven’t had any fast food for that amount of time.  Granted, we’ve gotten Subway and Panera; but nothing that you typically associate with the term “fast food.”  While we were driving to an adjacent town to pick up a toy for C that I found on Craigslist, we stopped at McDonald’s and decided to split some fries.  Delicious in the moment.  Bad decision in hindsight.

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Pushing Myself Is Worth It

Ugh, sometimes I am completely drop-dead exhausted by the time I put C to bed at 7pm.  The last thing I want to do is wash his bottles, and I certainly don’t have the energy for P90X.  Last night was one of those nights.  I melted into the couch and watched The Bachelor, my Monday night trash TV of choice.  By the time that was over, it was 9pm and I just felt like cruising Twitter or flipping TV channels.

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