Teach Your Child to be an Ambassador for Their Own Health

YOUR CHILD = DECISIONS = CAN HAPPEN! As parents, we want the best for our kids. We want them to have great friends, to do well in school, to be successful… the list goes on. But at the end of the day, our biggest want is just that they be happy and healthy. Happiness is … Continued

3 Healthy Snacks That Don’t Live Up to Their Reputations

NEW YEAR – NEW GOALS! We’re all trying to raise healthy kids. We have them in athletics to help them build physical strength and endurance, push them to play outside and stay active in their daily lives, and spend the time and money to feed them nutritious foods. But is what we’re feeding them truly … Continued

5 Reasons Why Active Kids Rock

We all love our kids. Like, heart squeezes and wants to burst at least three times a day, love our kids But… then there are those moments when we just want to Velcro their little tushes to the couch and have 10 minutes of peace and quiet. Funny how that works. And while that feeling … Continued


Help Your Child Become Body-Confident

We all want our kids to be happy – and a big part of achieving that happiness is finding happiness with themselves. As our social media feeds fill up with stories of bullying and peer shaming, it’s hard not to feel like we’re fighting for the unattainable. So how can parents help their children to … Continued


Can You Throw a Halloween Party WITHOUT Candy?

3 Halloween Party Ideas That Have NOTHING to Do With Candy The temperatures are dropping and there’s that unique chill in the air that can only mean one thing… Halloween is near! There’s nothing quite like throwing a party to celebrate the spookiest day of the year… one that centers around creepy creatures and sugar highs. … Continued


Help Your Kids to Create Healthy Habits

We all want our kids to be healthy – and a big part of succeeding in that goal is to help them create healthy habits that they will carry throughout their lives. Here are a few ways to help foster those habits and encourage healthy behaviours at every age. Find exercise everywhere. In our adult … Continued

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Major hat tip to Inc.com today, for publishing an article earlier this month that caught our attention. Research is supporting exactly what NinjaZone is all about—keeping kids moving. New studies are showing that we’re stunting kids academic growth by forcing them to sit still for 6 hours straight. Kids are naturally hardwired to react physically, and sometimes … Continued

Meals On-The-Go: Smoothies 3 Ways

If you haven’t heard, there’s been something of a “juicing” craze going on for the past few years. And for good reason: It’s an easy way to load up on healthy fruits and veggies! But one thing juicing tends not to include that is very important in the way of a full meal is protein. … Continued

How Physical Activity Will Help Children Perform Better In School

We all want our children to perform at their personal best academically and in this world of constant screens and sedentary lifestyles, being on top of his physical game is a great way to ensure your child is topping his academic potential, too. One would assume that more studying and less time “playing” would help … Continued


Important Factors You May Be Overlooking In Your Child’s Health

The X Factors to Your Kids’ Health Yes, diet and exercise are incredibly important to our health – but keeping healthy kids is about more than that. Here are a few of the many things that affect your kids’ health, beyond what they eat or their extra-curricular activities. 1. Sleep It’s well-proven that sleep affects … Continued