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 BECAUSE OUR KIDS DESERVE HEALTHY, LONG LIVES. February 2015  
  IN THIS ISSUE: BUDGET RECIPES   |  BEST INDOOR SPORTS   |   GET AN AED    
 
RAISE A CHARITABLE CHILD

Jules (right) and his mom, Maggie, threw a birthday party that raised funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

 
RAISE A CHARITABLE CHILD

What's the secret to raising philanthropic kids? Well, you know what they say: Charity begins at home. And the earlier the better. Read how one 12-year-old weaved charitable giving into his birthday party — raising awareness and more than $300 — and learn how you can nurture the spirit of giving in your children.

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Laura Bickle, Editor

  Laura Bickle,
  Editor

 
 
Got feedback, questions or stories you'd like to see us cover in a future Heart Smart Families? Write me!
 
RECIPES: IN THE RED

RECIPES: IN THE RED
To keep the Valentine's spirit going all month, we've collected recipes that do a heart good in the hue of the day.

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SPEAK OUT AGAINST JUNK FOOD ADS
We know junk food is bad for kids' health and development. That's why the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Stop Feeding off Kids campaign is asking the government to restrict the commercial marketing of all foods and beverages to children.

ADD YOUR VOICE

 


FRUGAL FOOD
Need to rein in spending after the holidays? Eat Right Ontario's budget-friendly information sheets and recipes show you how with wholesome meal ideas that save money.

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CULINARY KIDS
What tasks can your kids tackle in the kitchen? The Cooking Matters tip sheet from Nutrition Tools for Schools gives an age-by-age breakdown.

GET THE TIPS

Got a question for our dietitian? Ask and we'll answer the best submissions in future issues.

JOIN THE CLUB

JOIN THE CLUB

The Heart and Stroke Foundation 60 Minutes Kids' Club is a free program that gets children in grades K-8 excited about healthy eating and physical activity. Find out how to bring it to your school.

GET THE DETAILS
CABIN FEVER REMEDIES

CABIN FEVER REMEDIES

Has the cold weather forced your kids inside? Check out our list of indoor sports to try.

GET THE LIST
DOES YOUR ARENA NEED AN AED?

DOES YOUR ARENA NEED AN AED?

An automated external defibrillator could save lives at the rink where your kids play. Find out how your community could qualify for a free AED.

LEARN MORE
 
SMART TOOLS






Browse dozens of
heart-healthy recipes
with kid appeal.






Check out more
resources for raising
active, healthy kids.






Get your school
active with Jump Rope
for Heart
.
 
Is a busy schedule putting your health on the back burner? Take charge! This month, Walmart Pharmacy is offering free Heart Healthy Clinics, with Foundation-approved tips and info. Find one near you. The Pharmacist
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