Why Students Need “Brain Breaks” & How You Can Help

Why Kids Need "Brain Breaks" by Real Mom Nutrition

Kids sit an awful lot in school these days. With some schools in the country limiting recess, reducing or even cutting PE classes, and placing a bigger focus on test scores (and test prep), children spend serious time being sedentary. Why Movement Matters Being seated for long periods of time has some major drawbacks for kids. Not only does it make…

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Fall Off Exercise Wagon. Get Back On. Repeat.

Falling Off The Exercise Wagon (And Getting Back On) by Real Mom Nutrition

Confession: I’ve really struggled with exercise since having kids. I was a faithful gym-goer in my pre-parent days, logging hours in step classes, on Stairmasters and ellipticals, and even with a trainer in my 20s. But having children just derailed me. It was always something: Unrelenting nausea in pregnancy, a colicky baby, a needy toddler,…

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4 Days of Giveaways: Fitness Watch

This is Day 3 of my 4 Days of Giveaways! I’m hosting a different giveaway every day. *This giveaway has ended. Thanks to all who entered! Sometimes a cool fitness gadget is all you need to get motivated. Today’s giveaway is a Reebok InShape Fitness Watch. It tracks calories burned, speed, distance, steps, and total…

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