Has watching the Olympics got your child mesmerized by speed skating, giant slalom or figure skating? We've put together a list of sports associations, websites and other fun resources to help you harness that newfound enthusiasm. Who knows? Maybe you'll be watching your child at the 2022 Winter Olympics!
Laura Bickle, Editor
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Looking for a kid-friendly sport that teaches good sportsmanship and teamwork? Curling has it all.
Be smart about concussions with the concussion toolkit from the injury prevention experts at Parachute. Also check out their online course for players, parents and educators.
WINTER WALKING SMARTS
Don't let the snow derail your walk-to-school routine. Active & Safe Routes to School has lots of great tips to keep you on track.
MARCH BREAK ACTIVITY BOOSTERS
We love ParticipACTIONS's active March break ideas. And your tweens will love them too; shopping's even on the list!
RECIPES: WEEKNIGHT FAVES
Try our five nights of fast and healthy dinners.
ASK A DIETITIAN
Q: My 10-year-old always wants a bedtime snack. Sometimes it's even bigger than her dinner. Is this normal?
COOK TOGETHER AND WIN!
Enter Health Canada’s Eat Well Recipe Contest. Send in your favourite recipe and you could win one of five cookbooks, plus an amazing Grand Prize: a cooking session for the whole family with renowned chef Christine Cushing! ENTRY DEADLINE: March 7.
Got a question for our dietitian? Ask and we'll answer the best submissions in future issues.