Fitness Ideas for Kids Who Hate Team Sports

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Many parents understand the importance of kids fitness, but plenty of them are in a difficult position when it comes to making sure that their children get enough exercise. When it comes to kids who are athletic and who love sports, this sort of thing is easy. There are plenty of youth leagues around, and most parents should be able to find ways for their children to participate in the sports of their choice. But if that is not your child, read on for some ideas…

Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids

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Regular exercise along with nutritious snacks are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Summer is right around the corner and having healthy snacks on hand will make it easier to keep the chips and candy away from your kids.

Here are just a few ideas on healthy summer snacks for kids this summer:

Protect against Pertussis

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Pertussis is commonly called whooping cough and is a highly contagious bacterial disease caused by Bordetella pertussis. In some countries, this disease is called the 100 days' cough or cough of 100 days.

After routine immunizations programs were implemented, diseases such as diphtheria, haemophilus influenza type B and hepatitis declined greatly, and nowadays it is more common not to see the  disease. There have been more reports of the disease however and talk about the vaccine is on the rise.

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables

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By now, everyone knows the importance of fruits and vegetables in nutrition—that is, everyone but children. When it comes to children, fruits sell themselves because they tend to be colorful and sweet. Vegetables, for some reason tend to be less persuasive at mealtime.

As individuals, they will develop an accurate sense of likes and dislikes as they mature. In the meantime, it is up to us to make sure they are getting the nutrients they need, and not just what they want. How do you get your child to eat the greens?

7 Apps to Help Kids with Math

There are kids in the world who genuinely enjoy learning about math. They like the definitiveness of the subject, the challenge of learning a purely logical thing, that it’s the same in every language.

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6 Educational Vocabulary Apps

As children begin to expand their vocabulary they seek fun ways to pick up new words. With the growth of the learning app market, there is an amazing variety of vocabulary apps that your children or students may benefit from.

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Classroom Technology & Early Education

Technology plays a key role in the classroom today. Gone are the days when teachers used only flash cards and writing worksheets to teach alphabets, numbers and other basics to students.

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