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 BECAUSE OUR KIDS DESERVE HEALTHY, LONG LIVES. December 2014  
  IN THIS ISSUE: NEW KIDS' CLUB   |  SNOWSHOES   |   KITCHEN STOCKING STUFFERS    
 
HEART SMART RESOLUTIONS

 
HEART SMART RESOLUTIONS

This year, why not include your entire family in New Year's resolutions? Check out our list of goals you and the kids can tackle together. Not only will they boost your health – they're fun too!

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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!
 
NEW KIDS' CLUB MAKES HEALTHY LIVING FUN

NEW KIDS' CLUB MAKES
HEALTHY LIVING FUN

The Heart and Stroke Foundation 60 Minutes Kids' Club gets children in grades K-8 excited about healthy eating and physical activity. The free, classroom-based program offers incentives, online tracking and friendly competition to help kids and families build healthy habits to last a lifetime. Find out how to get your school involved.

LEARN MORE
SPORTS: WHY MORE IS BETTER
Playing multiple sports — instead of specializing in just one — is healthier for kids into the teen years. The article from Active For Life explains why.

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SNOWSHOE SMARTS
Looking for an active holiday gift for the whole family? Try snowshoes. The new lightweight versions are easy and fun for all ages.

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LESSONS FROM SPACE
Want to get inspired? Check out this Play Exchange interview with Canadian astronaut Robert Thirsk: What being an astronaut taught me about healthy living.

READ THE INTERVIEW

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

RECIPES: CROWD FAVOURITES

RECIPES: CROWD FAVOURITES

Expecting lots of holiday visitors? These nutritious dishes are so easy, you might actually get time to visit with them!

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KITCHEN STOCKING STUFFERS

KITCHEN STOCKING STUFFERS

Get your little gourmets excited about cooking with these culinary treasures.

GET THE IDEAS
PROTECT KIDS' HEALTH

PROTECT KIDS' HEALTH

Marketing junk food and sugary drinks to kids with slick ads is making children sick. Help us end this unhealthy practice.

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