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Activities for Kids Hannibal MO

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.

Ashley Wilson
(573) 406-5723
Hannibal, MO
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, School, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mary Shaw
(217) 316-9181
Quincy, IL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
French

Jerry Walker Therapy Services
(217) 228-6194
4531 Maine St. Suite E
Quincy, IL
Specialties
ADHD Counseling

Jerry Walker Therapy Services
(217) 228-6194
4531 Maine St. Suite E
Quincy, IL
Specialties
ADHD
Gender
Male
Education
Masters in Human Developmental Counseling
Insurance
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Health Alliance, Health Net Federal Services, Tricare, Value Options
Membership Organizations
American Counseling Association

Ms. Lennis Marvel
Counseling Services, LLC
(816) 224-6500
1924 NW Copper Oaks Circle
Blue Springs, MO
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Missouri
18 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Adults (26-59)

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David Edwards
(217) 223-0413
Quincy, IL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Pamela Arnold
(217) 257-3183
Quincy, IL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Career Development, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

Jerry Walker Therapy Services
(217) 228-6194
4531 Maine St. Suite E
Quincy, IL
Specialties
ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Couples, Marriage
Gender
Male
Education
Master in Human Developmental Counseling from University of IL
Insurance
BCBS, Health Alliance, Tricare, Value Options
Membership Organizations
American Counseling Association

Jerry Walker Therapy Services
(217) 228-6194
4531 Maine St. Suite E
Quincy, IL
 
Dr. Evelyn Irving
EAI: INDIVIDUAL COUNSELOR-CONSULTANTS
(314) 994-3101
Clayton Plaza West Suite #99 7750 Clayton Road
Richmond Heights, MO
Credentials
Credentials: PhD, ACSW, QCSW, LCSW,DCSW,EAP
Licensed in Missouri
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Education/Person
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc), Step Families, Gifted, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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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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