Category Archives: Homeschool Physical Education

What about the 2.1 million?

Over 80% of adults believe that daily physical education should mandatory. Even though the majority of adults believe daily physical education is necessary the reality is that only 4% of elementary, 8% of middle, and 2% of high schools provide … Continue reading

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A Message for Dad

Dear Dads, We know the family is where we have our greatest impact. If we want to make a positive change in our communities, it has to start in the home. So the question is, how are we influencing the … Continue reading

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What we do

Recently, we have received many questions about how the Family Time Fitness physical education programs work. This short video explains our most popular program which is the Core 1 or Beginner Physical Education program. This program was designed for children … Continue reading

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Hula Hoops

Hula Hoops are a lot of fun. There are a variety of activities you can do with them. The Run through the Hoop activity helps to build coordination, mobility, flexibility, and spatial awareness. The kids even had to use some … Continue reading

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Changes coming to the Nutrition Facts labels

On May 31, 2016 I challenged myself to go one day without sugar. I made it through the day so I thought I would keep the challenge going one day at a time. Over the last few days I have been … Continue reading

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5 Health Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 75% of healthcare spending in the United States is on people with chronic conditions. The CDC has identified five key health related behaviors for chronic disease prevention. These five … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year Right

Yesterday was a great start to the new year. I spent the day with my family. We enjoyed playing a new board game in the morning. In the afternoon I played basketball with my kids. We had a great time … Continue reading

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How to Talk to your Kids about Weight and Health-Body Image

What do you do when your child asks “Am I fat?” and says she wants to go on a diet. Your child is emotional because she says she looks different than other girls. What are you going to say? How … Continue reading

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How do you talk to your children about weight and health?- Part 2

In part 1 I wrote about some of the factors that make it difficult for parents to talk to their children about weight and health issues. In this post I would like to provide some tips on how to talk … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites I came across this recipe last week. This recipe is gluten free which is great for me. They were also very easy to make. The cookies are made with a chickpea base rather … Continue reading

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