Posts Tagged ‘walking’

7 Ways to Model Fitness for your Kids

Anywhere you look – online, on TV, in the store – there are things out there telling you how important it is to stay fit and healthy. However, it can be difficult to incorporate a daily fitness regimen into your routine, and it can be hard to workout with your kids around. But it is important as parents that we model this behavior to our children early on so that it is engrained in their lifestyle as they continue to grow. So how do we do both – model a healthy lifestyle while balancing our busy schedules?

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Best Free Apps for the Fitness-Minded Mom

With just the swipe of your finger, a personal trainer awaits to help get you into tip-top shape! It sounds like a dream for busy moms with maybe too little time or too little extra funds to spend at the gym each day, but thanks to technology, the prospect of having a free personal trainer working with you twenty-four-seven and an at-home gym are now within a thumb’s reach. Read on for a list of the five best FREE fitness apps that range in not only ability, but also flexibility, strength, flavor and endurance.

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Best at Home Work Outs to Get You in Shape in 2014 & GIVEAWAY!

The holidays are over and the turkey is gone. You’ve prepared your New Year’s resolution, and like every year, you have plans of getting in shape. This is the year to get off the couch, and in front of the TV, and kick that butt into shape with Daily Mom’s  workout video suggestions for a healthier you! If you’re excited to add these DVD’s to your at home collection, you will have the chance to win one in an exclusive Daily Mom giveaway as well! Read on to learn more about them, and how you can win.

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Day 20: Pletuko

Day 20 in the 50 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS

Today’s giveaway

2 pairs of shoes from Pletuko

Pletuko shoes are made of 100% genuine leather that is non-toxic. They acknowledge that babies will obviously be putting things in their mouths, and don’t want any icky ingredients coming from the shoe’s materials. Be sure to check out their adorable shoe styles on their website. Keep in the loop by following them on Facebook and Twitter.  And of course, enter for a chance to win.

Check out the Daily Mom Feature on Pletuko Shoes, by writer Megan B.

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This giveaway is hosted by Lilac Saloon. Our designer and editor, Megan V., is the voice behind Lilac Saloon. She is a creator of all things whimsical and patterned in her Etsy shop and a young wife and SAHM living in Iowa. Check out her blog to see her bright, adorable photos of her daughter Luna and stick around to read Megan’s musings after entering the giveaway!

So head on over to Lilac Saloon to enter Daily Mom’s Pletuko baby shoes giveaway!

The giveaway will run for a week, and there are only two mandatory entries with many optional ones. This giveaway is open to international residents who are 18 or older.

And be sure to visit Daily Mom tomorrow to see what new item they are giving away and to enter previous drawings! The prizes range from strollers to high chairs, monitors, diaper bags, fashion items, baby clothing and photography products. There is something for everyone.

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Baby’s First Shoes: See Kai Run

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Choosing your baby’s first shoes goes beyond just a fashion choice – the shoes you decide upon will impact the development and comfort of your little one as they begin standing and walking!

Most parents know that a soft sole and more natural materials are better for baby’s feet – but how many times have you seen adorable little shoes in stores that are made from shiny, stiff materials that aren’t breathable or flexible for baby’s tiny feet? Sure they’re cute…but where is the function?

Thank goodness for See Kai Run! They have developed podiatrist-approved shoes for babies and kids in natural materials and beyond adorable designs for which you will fall head-over-heels!

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Baby’s First Shoes: Pediped

Pediped“Next best thing to bare feet” – truly lives up to its slogan. Pediped has three unique lines of eco-friendly, machine-washable shoes for tots with memory foam insoles that mold to your little one’s feet and provide comfort and stability for any stage of walking. The lines (Original, Grip n Go and Flex) are each specially designed to support the stages of walking for children from birth to 8 years of age.

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Baby’s First Shoes: Livie And Luca

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Let’s talk about clothes for baby boys. Most of the time, they are not the greatest. It is so easy to dress a little girl up or down; their pajamas are adorable, the bows are precious, the ruffle-y butts are to die for and the shoes are always the perfect, easy to find accessory. Boys are a different story; everything looks the same in blue, black, green, and brown. Don’t get me wrong, this can definitely be adorable but it’s hard to put together an outfit with personality for a little man. This is where Livie and Luca shoes come in. 

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10 Best Fitness Apps


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To begin each workout, you choose from strength training or yoga stretching workouts. My favorite part about this app is that you pick a workout based on how much time you have to exercise. Then, anything from a quick 5 minute workout to an intense 60 minute session begins.

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How To Find Beauty In Daily Life

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It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of this fast-paced, ever-changing world; especially while trying to balance work and family life. In a day and age where technology has taken over human interaction, it is no wonder many have forgotten the cliche, yet poignant advice: Take time to stop and smell the roses. The following is a list of ten things you can do to rediscover the world around you and find beauty in daily life.

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