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Game Review: Lunch Crunch from Playnormous

A screenshot of Lunch Crunch by Playnormous, reviewed by Anna's Blog

A screenshot of Lunch Crunch by Playnormous, reviewed by Anna’s Blog[Image Credit: Playnormous]

Hi all:

Anna here. In this post, we’re going to try something a bit different: I’m writing a game review of a kid’s game about healthy eating and physical activity.… Read the rest

Posted in Healthgame Review

Compromise But Retaining Values – FTSF

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[Image Credit: NBC10.com]

Hi all:

Anna here. This week’s post in Finish the Sentence Friday is about comprise, and importantly about “the one thing that I would never compromise on…”

This is a tough one for me, because I believe that parenting, and in particular that part of parenting where we help kids with their health habits, is all about compromises.… Read the rest

Posted in Finish The Sentence Fridays

Food shopping with Your Kids: What Other Moms Say #17

Hi all:

Anna here. In this post, we’re continuing our series What Other Moms Say. We all know that it can be really helpful to find out what other Moms have done when faced with a similar kid situation. That’s actually built into Fitfunner: our health games are built around questions from Moms (or other parents) about how to guide their kids to better eating and exercise habits.… Read the rest

Posted in Fitfunner Tips, Health

Fatty Liver Disease: A Ticking Timebomb?

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[Image Credit: FitPerez]

Hi all

Anna here. Today I’d like to speak out again about the dangers of childhood obesity, and specifically about non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This is a sleeper problem for our country. It’s a huge ticking time bomb, but we’re just not seeing much attention being paid to it in the media.… Read the rest

Posted in Health