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My Pyramid Morphs into My Plate to Help Parents Fight Childhood Obesity children diet fat loss fitness goals habits nutrition parenting weight loss Aug 10, 2011

In my office at Heritage College, I have a volume as thick as Ulysses and War and Peace combined. In it are the early research findings used by the USDA to formulate the new dietary recommendations that were released last January. A few easy to understand guidelines have been distilled from the...

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Children's Fitness Must Be Fun character children education exercise family family life fitness fun goals habits inspiration parenting Aug 03, 2011

My mother used to say that I needed more fun than anyone she'd ever met. Maybe so. I love to have fun and so do your children. Seventy percent of children under twelve who try a team sport will abandon it by the time they are thirteen. There are a lot of reasons why this might be but I'm certain...

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Marriage: Blood, Sweat, Tears, and a Smile family family life goals inspiration marriage selfcare support teamwork values Jul 28, 2011

As much as we talk about parenting skills on Exercising Values, it is important to remember that the well-being of the parents both individually and as a couple has an impact on the children that supersedes any parenting technique. It is an aspect of parenting that continues throughout life and...

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Teaching Children to Overcome their Fears character children education family life goals habits inspiration parenting support values Jul 26, 2011

I’ve been coaching a youth triathlon team this summer and today was their first triathlon. It was a great experience to work with a group of parents who are totally devoted to their children’s development. I saw looks of apprehension on the faces of young athletes just before they...

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Answering the Tough Questions Children Ask character children family life goals habits inspiration mental health parenting support time management values working moms Jul 07, 2011

My son asked me the other day how I am able to accept rejection when I offer a class or a service as part of my business and no one shows up or responds. Every entrepreneur knows that this is always a possibility and a deep belief in your product and services will help you to be patient while the...

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