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22 Reasons To Take Rest Seriously

Everyone knows that rest is important but is it really a matter of life or death?

For an activity we would all love to have more of, there’s far too much “lip service” and not enough action.

Here are 22 reasons to take rest seriously.

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A Common Mistake Many Parents Make

Recently, a mother of two boys asked me “I know it’s important that my kids get outdoors but I can’t find a way to motivate them… What can I do?”

It turns out she had recently read my article about Vitamin N (if you haven’t checked it out, it’s probably a good idea to give it a read first…) and she was really concerned about her 11 and 13-year-old sons, who typically preferred to stay indoors playing more sedentary games and usually put up a fight when presented with outdoor options… Especially in the heat of the summer.

If you’re a parent of ‘tweens (that’s 8-12) maybe you can relate too. This seems to be a fairly common concern when their interest in nature and the outside world gets replaced with iPhone’s and Xbox’s.

Incidentally, did you know that research demonstrates the majority of a child’s lifelong health habits are formed by the age of 12?

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3 Things To Avoid & 3 Brain Boosters For ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) plagues 3-5% of all school age children making it the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder in kids. ADHD is complicated and without a known“cure,” but we do know that maximizing brain health is a central factor in the condition’s successful management, and everything counts.

Here are three things to avoid & three brain builders for ADHD.

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Everything You Need To Know About Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

As if there wasn’t enough to worry about during pregnancy, experiencing back pain can feel like adding insult to injury. If you’re a mom searching for quality information, solutions, and would love to avoid wasting time sifting through miracle cures and magic bullets, these guidelines will give you everything you need to know about low back pain during pregnancy.

What does the data tell us about low back pain during pregnancy?

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