For many of us, the pandemic has added stress to our lives. Try these yoga poses with your kids to help them relieve their anxious feelings.
Here’s my opinion on a few of the most popular channels—plus some tips to get the most out of YouTube yoga with your kids.
Through yoga, kids learn how to find a sense of inner calm and self-esteem as well as developing flexibility, strength, and balance.
Developing physical literacy, creative movement, and calmness
It’s not just for adults
Lots of kids fear trying new things. How can you help yours develop courage and build resilience? Try these nine strategies.
During the pandemic, my kids and I have been testing out many of the fun “stay physically active while at home!” videos available online.
Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, there are ways to get kids excited about nature and the outdoor world—even if you don’t have a backyard.
This year, Canadians can celebrate National Health and Fitness Day close to home with a full roster of virtual events, from workouts to movement sessions.
One way to encourage kids to play is to prompt rather than suggest. Often, the activities they find the most engaging are the ones they invent themselves.
The snow is gone, the birds are singing, and my kids are full of energy. Thankfully, spring offers many opportunities for children to get moving outdoors.
Plus eight simple strategies you can add to your toolbox to support children as they work through feelings of anxiety or stress.
According to early childhood education expert Dawne Clark, the key is to create an enriching home environment that invites physically active play.
It’s natural to feel stressed right now—stress is a normal reaction to fear. These techniques will help you and your kids release that tension and anxiety.
Here’s how I’m keeping my four-year-old daughter active during this unprecedented time.
Girls across the country are lacing up their skates and cheering each other on as they learn hockey basics with Hockey Canada and Esso Fun Days.
Here are some ways to get moving together as a family in the New Year.
If you’re anything like us, you want your family to live an active lifestyle. Maybe you have a workout routine at the gym, register your kids in a few sports, or take advantage of Canadian summers by biking, swimming, and hiking. But when it’s vacation time, it’s all too easy for healthy habits to fall … Continued
The nurse visit was part of a City of Toronto program that provided support to new moms. Sadly, it didn’t include any pamphlets or information on PPD. It would be a long time before I figured out that I had PPD—and only because my cousin made me see my family doctor. You might also like: The … Continued
Meet Jenn Carson. She’s a mom, an active community member, an author, a yogi, and the Library Director of LP Fisher Public Library, in Woodstock, New Brunswick. And she’s turning libraries on their head. Or at least the people using her library. Jenn, also known as the “Yoga Librarian,” is on a mission to change … Continued
This list offers plenty of fun and simple ideas that will help your young ones get active and develop skills in a variety of ways.
Following a pregnancy, taking time for your mental health and wellbeing is vital as it may be suffering due to lack of sleep. Gentle exercise helps you feel better, provides energy, and eases anxiety, and it is also an excellent way to connect with your baby. In a recent Toronto Star article entitled “Tips for … Continued
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