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Building healthier bodies and stronger minds one kick at a time!

New babies – New friendships – Needed connections

When many women have their first child they enter this world of the unknown when so many things they see, do, hear,  are firsts.  Sometimes it can be a very scary time.  This new baby won’t stop crying.  What is wrong with it?  This baby won’t eat.  Why?  This baby never sleeps.  Will I ever ...

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Spotlight on a Kinder Kicks Family – May

Another introduction to one of our amazing Kinder Kicks families for the month of May!  This blog is a great way to get to know our families and to understand why they continue to enroll in our Kinder Kicks program.   1. Parents names: Meaghan and Will   2. Child’s (children’s) first name and age(s): ...

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Birthday Parties – Stressful or Fun?

It’s your babies first birthday party.  There is so much to do.  Who to invite.  Where to have the party.  What if I upset someone because I dont include them………… I remember those questions oh so well but what I was forgetting was who the party was for.  My baby was turning 1 year old ...

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Easter Egg Hunt – Ideas and Tradition

I have loved building traditions into our family routines throughout the year. One of our most favorite has been our family Easter Egg Hunt. It has slowly grown over the years to include family, neighbors and friends and is one of the funniest highlights of the year watching children and grown ups all scrambling around ...

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April Spotlight on a Kinder Kicks Family

Describe your child’s (children’s) personality:    Grace (3yrs) loves to learn and is very competitive!  Rebecca (11mths) is very outgoing and relaxed at the same time.  Both girls can be super sensitive although this part of their personality doesn’t always show.   What is your favorite part of Kinder Kicks class? Why?   My favorite ...

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Change your focus. Change your mindset.

In class for the month of March Blocking Bear has been teaching us all about FOCUS. The ability to think about one thing really really hard.  This morning I read a great blog by Kelley Ranaudo about changing your focus.  She starts off by saying “Change your Focus.  Change your mindset.  Feeling good is what ...

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Healthy eating tips and recipes for children

Some of the things I hear on my journeys are… My child is a picky eater. What do you feed your toddler? I need to make my meals more exciting. I’m so worried about my child, he never eats…. I so remember when I asked all of those very same questions and always looked to ...

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Learning through play

Great article in The Guardian about learning through play:  benefits, challenges and best practices.  Play can sometimes be mistaken for a waste of valuable learning time, when infact, play is just as important!  Time for a child to explore and work things out for themselves.  It is a time that children also learn how to ...

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“Making Healthy Choices – A Story to Inspire Fit, Weight-Wise Kids.”

Making healthy choices not just for ourselves but for our children too are all important.  Setting the expectation of what is good and what is not starts as soon as your baby is born.  In this day and age with computers, ipads, iphones etc., information is available at your finger tips.  Playground Magazine is running ...

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Workout with Baby

Many parents always say it is so hard to find the time to workout now they have a baby.  Whether it is babys schedule or just the fact that they don’t want to leave baby with anyone to alow them to go to the gym, working out seems an impossible task.  Kinder Kicks was designed ...

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Spotlight on a Kinder Kicks Family

Each month we want to spotlight one of our Kinder Kicks families.  This month I want everyone to meet The Laufer Family and to read about their experience in Kinder Kicks so far……..   1. Parents names:  Brian and Terrie Laufer   2. Child’s (children’s) first name and age(s): Charlotte, 2   3. How many ...

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Stories to inspire!

  Childern love to listen to stories.  Whether it is at the library or snuggled up on their parents lap, stories do inspire!  I have loved to watch my son learn to love books and as time has gone on, I have loved to listen to him tell stories in his own words.  It was ...

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Exercise and Happiness

  There is lots of research out there to suggest that when you exercise, it makes you feel happy.  I know when I exercise I feel elated, proud, and yes happy.  It really gives you that feel good factor.  Not only do you feel better, but because you feel better you look better.  Mix that ...

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Candy-less Valentines

  Yes!  It’s that time of year when the valentines sugar rush comes to fruition.  As a mom who loves to promote healthy eating and exercise, I loved the alternative to the sugar rush Valentines treat.  Candy-less valentines are a great idea to treat children, make them feel special AND keep the sugar rush to ...

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KEEP UP WITH YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS FOR A HAPPY, FIT AND HEALTHY 2014

We believe that good health and nutrition, mixed with exercise teaches our children from a very young age that a healthy lifestyle is a happy lifestyle!   Sometimes we get so bogged down with daily chores that we forget to look after oursleves and need ideas and support to get us back on track.   I can’t ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON A KINDER KICKS FAMILY

1. Your first name:   Tiffany Walker   2. Child’s (children’s) first name and age(s): Linken – 3 years old Landon – 1 years old   3. How many Kinder Kicks sessions have you been enrolled in? After these fall classes end, we will have been to 32 classes/sessions (16 classes in the spring and 16 ...

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Teaching Toddlers to Have Courage

Kinder Kicks is so much more than a fun filled hour of fitness-centered activities for toddlers and moms. It is also a time to instill important values that will take root and grow in a little one’s forming personality. So, this month our Leadership Lions kids are learning all about having Courage from our featured ...

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Free Demo Day This Thursday!

Hey parents — this Thursday, Nov. 7th, we’re offering a FREE demo class to show you what Kinder Kicks is all about! Bring your baby or pre-schooler to the Waterford Lakes location of Championship Martial Arts, from 9:30-12:15, and get ready to have some Remarkable fun!   Mention that you saw it on this blog ...

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Welcome to the new Kinder Kicks Blog!

The Kinder Kicks team is excited to bring you our new Remark-a-Blog! We think you will enjoy what we have in store for you. Here we’ll bring you the latest news and events, along with features on some of our wonderful parents and children. Plus, when you subscribe, you’ll be the first to know about ...

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