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3 Reasons to Make More Music with your Kids

3 Reasons to Make More Music with your Kids

A key part of childhood development is engaging the senses. Tasting healthy food, seeing people’s faces, touching different textures, and smelling the indoors and outdoors help little minds understand their world. What they hear also shapes their development, and...

4 Fun, Affordable Snacks For Lunchboxes

4 Fun, Affordable Snacks For Lunchboxes

A great way to help kids eat nutritious meals, and save money on food, is to pack meals. Whether it is for preschool snack time, lunch, or a weekend picnic, putting together a lunchbox full of healthy and tasty snacks is always a good idea. Sometimes though, it can...

What Are the Types of Muscles?

What Are the Types of Muscles?

The body is full of muscles that continue to grow and get stronger as kids grow every year. They work better the more they are used. At Stretch-n-Grow, we love to focus on different muscle groups, working out our arms and legs to help them do their best. But did you...

3 Ways To Encourage Imagination and Play

3 Ways To Encourage Imagination and Play

One of the most important things we believe here at Stretch-n-Grow is that fitness should be fun, and that stretching the body is an important part of growing up happy and healthy. Engaging the mind is just as important though! Children get that through school,...

12 Yoga Poses To Master in 2022

12 Yoga Poses To Master in 2022

As we set off on the adventure of a new year, our focus returns to creating new habits. For families, especially families with children, it can be easy to start a lot of projects to try and sign the kids up for a bunch of new activities. For some people, this approach...

5 Exercised to Exercise Like Wild Animals

5 Exercised to Exercise Like Wild Animals

Sometimes you just have to run wild! Kids seem full of energy, and even when you think they’re ready to slow down, they seem to tap into another fuel reserve and can keep going wild for another hour! Releasing the inner animal and visiting the jungle, the beach, or...

Developing Social-Emotional Skills

Developing Social-Emotional Skills

In America, we are getting ready to have family togetherness at Thanksgiving. Cultures all around the world have special days where we see family, friends, and sometimes it has been a while since we have those we care about. For some of the smaller members of the...

An Apple A Day

An Apple A Day

Apples are a nutritious, versatile food that can be used in a variety of snacks and meals. There are many varieties which means that if you like sweet or tart, crispy or soft, there is an apple out there for every member of the family. Best of all? Kids love them....

Creating a Mindful Home

Creating a Mindful Home

There are many ways to maintain a healthy household. Eating right, exercise, and getting plenty of sleep help bodies get stronger. Finding ways to make taking care of everyone’s mental health a priority is also a key component of this equation. When the adults in the...