Activities for Kids Beaumont TX
Ann Cloys McFarland
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
National Certified Counselor
Sexless Marriage Center
2450 Dowlen Rd
5825 Phelan Blvd Ste 101
Beaumont Mental Health Associates
6870 Phelan Blvd
Buckner Children & Family Services
9055 Manion Dr
Bethany Counseling Center
2431 Liberty St
Bordages J Walter
6870 Phelan Blvd
Beaumont Psychological Services
3560 Delaware St Ste 107
7750 Gladys Ave Ste B
595 Orleans St Ste 810
5 Tips to Help Your Kids Stay Healthy with Enough Exercise
5 tips to help your kids stay healthy with enough exercise
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that kids aged 6 to 17 get at least one hour of physical activity - a.k.a. exercise - each day. Whether your child is a bit of a couch potato or just has a hard time devoting 60 minutes to exercise each day, there are ways dads can help.
1. Let kids choose their exercise. Try things like dance classes, martial arts, swimming, biking, hiking and sports teams to determine what activities will keep your kids motivated.
2. Break up the hour into more manageable time frames. Encourage them to play a game of kickball in the morning, ride their bikes in the afternoon and take a walk together in the evening. Twenty minutes each time will add up to an hour without feeling overwhelming.
3. Set a good example. As with many parenting obstacles, the best way to get kids to do what you want them to is to do it yourself. So, get active and in shape for yourself as well!
4. Encourage "some" video game use. While sitting in front of a screen with a bowl of chips by their side won't encourage physical activity, some "active-play" video games, like the Nintendo Wii, can keep your kids moving.
5. Exercise together. Plan outings and activities that will help the whole family stay active. Pack a picnic lunch and hike into the woods to find the perfect spot, ride bikes together, or enlis...
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