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GrowFit Filling a Need for Families this Fall

Across the nation fall plans are being diligently thought through at many schools and districts. Will kiddos go back to schools part-time, every other week in a hybrid model, or only remotely? Given that the knowledge we have of Covid-19 is ever-changing and even sometimes, contradictory, making these decisions can

This Week’s Good News We Love Sharing with Our Kiddos

It’s Friday, this is great news! Let’s start the weekend off on a positive note. We’ve compiled our “Good News Friday Report” so that we may spread some positivity out into the universe. Feel free to share these stories with your families at dinner-time.  Environment An Indian architect developed a

Are Sports Important to Us and Our Well-Being?

For many people around the country, football season would be fast approaching and professional sports forecasts would be on the horizon. Yet, an olympic summer is postponed and athletes all over the world are wondering when the next time they have to shine, will be.  Our kids might be wondering

How to Find New & Diverse Experiences for our Families During a Pandemic

A new study released by NYU notes the importance of new and diverse experiences for our well-being. The results, which appear in the journal Nature Neuroscience, reveal a previously unknown connection between our daily physical environments and our sense of well-being. “These results suggest a reciprocal link between the novel

Play It Safe With Kids and Sports

The hot summer climate we are enjoying, and the increasingly competitive climate in children’s sports may raise some concerns about the safety of those programs. This blog is intended to give you more information on how play it safe with kids and sports makes everyone a better person. Dehydration is

Tools for Developing Learning Skills in Children

The natural way for a child to learn is through play. For children, play and learning goes hand in hand; they will benefit from learning situations that are enjoyable. By using building blocks, working with jigsaws and threading toys, and matching colors, textures, and shapes, children acquire essential skills, which