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Building Your Own Indoor Herb Garden

Herbs are fun to grow and, thankfully, you don’t need your own yard space to cultivate them! There are many ways to pot herbs indoors so you can add fresh thyme, rosemary, parsley, and others to your meals. Cooking with

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Mother’s Day Fun

With Mother’s Day approaching this Sunday May 14th, there are many ways you can show some extra love to the mothers and important people in your life. So after you surprise mom with a traditional breakfast in bed (look for

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Hop on a Bike: Spring is for Pedals!

It’s time to get bikes out and ready for the spring – bicycling is a great way to bring together family members of all ages and stay active! According to Harvard University scientists, going for a bike ride is a

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Every Kid Healthy Week

Happy 5th annual Every Kid Healthy Week, Boston! From April 24-28, 2017, we celebrate school health and wellness achievements! Action for Healthy Kids is a national organization that hosts this annual event that “shines a spotlight on the great efforts

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April Vacation Week Round-Up

School is out this week! What do you plan to do that will keep your family active and engaged over the break? Look no further than Kohl’s Healthy Family Fun April Vacation Week Round-Up! Kick off the week at the

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Snacks On-the-Go

Heading out on a road trip this April vacation? Or getting ready for a day trip by car or public transportation? Preparing to be away for hours or days with your family can take a lot of planning, when getting

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Hosting an Active Birthday Party

Hosting a birthday party this year? Sick of pizza parties? We are, too! Celebrations are a perfect time to encourage healthy habits and we have a few low-cost suggestions. First, get the whole family involved. Make sure to ask your

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Getting fit with your 4-legged friends!

Looking for more ways to increase your family’s time spent being active? Look no further than your family pet! According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, nearly 40% of households have a dog and over 30% of households own at

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Developing healthy screen-use habits

How many screens are in your household? As of 2016, an average home had at least seven connected devices[1]! This looks like having one television, one laptop, two smartphones, and one tablet. While these devices can help prepare a healthy

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Couch to 5K – Family Edition

As the weather warms up, each weekend in the Boston area there seems to be a road race. While you may grumble about the traffic they cause or the crowds in the streets, these local races can also be a

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