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Activities for Kids Beaver PA

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. Check below for related information, products and services.

Jo Ann Westover
(724) 847-6697
Beaver Falls, PA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mr. Robert Groman
(724) 248-2687
Personal Development Center20397 Rt. 19,
Cranberry Township, PA
Specialties
Attention Deficit (ADHD), Marriage and Family, Life Coaching, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: University of Michigan
Year of Graduation: 1981
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Allan Pass
(724) 352-1000
Cranberry Township, PA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
english

Mrs. Carol Crawford
(412) 329-8950
Sewickley Valley Counseling Service1099 Ohio River Boulevard
Sewickley, PA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Depression, Divorce, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Geneva College
Year of Graduation: 1998
Years In Practice: 10+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No

Veronica Zinkham
(412) 741-7430
Sewickley, PA
Practice Areas
Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Ward Stakem
(724) 352-2149
Rochester, PA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Transformation Counseling Center, Inc., LCSW, MSW, Th.B, NCGC
(724) 814-9720
314 Thomson Park Drive
Cranberry Twp., PA
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Loss or Grief,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy,Spirituality,Thinking Disorders
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Transformation Counseling Center

Cheryl B Lucas
(866) 494-7279
Cranberry Township, PA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Eleanor Osborn
(239) 919-0680
Sewickley, PA
Practice Areas
Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish, French

Virginia Corbett
(412) 741-7393
Sewickley, PA
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

5 Tips to Help Your Kids Stay Healthy with Enough Exercise

5 tips to help your kids stay healthy with enough exercise

James Dunsford

Making exercise a family affair can ensure kids get enough to stay healthyThe 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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