Archive for the Parenting Resources Category

Healthy Birthday Treats for Kids

Are you sending your child to school with cupcakes for their birthday? We’ve got some ideas for healthier birthday treats that all the kids will love!

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Local Parenting Classes

The Clark County Department of Human Services offers parenting classes FREE to the public! Each class is 6-8 weeks long. Classes are by appointment only and fill up quickly.

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7 Ways to Tackle Your Cravings

You don’t have to be defeated by your food cravings. Follow these tips and you will be in a better position to manage your cravings.

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Tips to Healthy Eating for the Holidays

According to the Calorie Control Council, the average holiday dinner alone can add up to 3,000 calories and another 1,500 calories from appetizers and drinks. We’ve got some tips to help you stay on track!

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Kids Less Likely to Be Obese When Dad is an Active Parent

A recent study found that young children whose fathers were more involved in “physical childcare tasks,” were less likely to be obese.

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Fun Indoor Exercise Ideas for the Whole Family

Exercising every day is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. This fall and winter, when getting outside may be more difficult, you and your child can still get in the recommended 60 minutes of daily aerobic activity.

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National Bullying Prevention Month

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Bullying Prevention Month.

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How to Stay On Track While Eating Out

It is important to mindfully eat in order to maintain your healthy eating goals.

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TED Talk: Sandra Aamodt – Why Dieting Doesn’t Usually Work

Check out this TED Talk from Sandra Aamodt—In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they’re 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies, as she explores the science behind why dieting not only doesn’t work, but is likely to do more harm than good. She suggests ideas for how to live a less diet-obsessed life, intuitively.

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National Childhood Obesity Month

One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

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