Boston Babies is happy to welcome back regular featured writer, Shari Kurtzman. With a Masters in Child Development, she shares best practices with readers, helping parents navigate through some of the more common and challenging hot topics, providing insight and suggestions. Below you will find information on how to keep your kids active, even during those colder New England months.
The importance of movement for children and families is a topic that has been recently discussed in the news, and more actively addressed as a way to target childhood obesity and establish a strong foundation for healthy living at an early age. Boston Babies will continue to keep you on the parenting pulse of what’s best for your bouncing baby or tenacious toddler.
Read below to hear from Shari on how to keep your munchkin moving…
As the weather gets colder and we spend more time inside, kids need to find new outlets for their energy. Scheduling one or two regular classes or activities for your family helps to break up the monotony of the work/school week and has added benefits for kids. Whether they are creative classes such as Zumbatomic and yoga or traditional structured classes like karate and dance – all programs support social skills and healthy habits that will continue as children get older.
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