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Chore Time Engaging Kids at Every Age

Chore Time Engaging Kids at Every Age

As little hands grow big, they start to want to copy what they see the adults in the world doing. Their imaginations grow as they play pretend, dressing up, cooking, going on adventures to faraway lands, race car driving, and more. Sometimes, this play turns into a...

Sniffle Season: Supporting The Immune System

Sniffle Season: Supporting The Immune System

Whenever the weather changes, people of all ages begin to sniffle, sneeze, and cough. Kids’ immune systems are still developing, so they often get colds back-to-back. While it is impossible to stop family members from getting sick entirely, there are things that...

Building Fine Motor Skills

Building Fine Motor Skills

Growth and development are an incredible part of human existence. Different facets of these changes occur at different ages, and facilitating them is an important part of a parent, guardian, or teacher’s responsibilities. One such aspect of growth and development is...

Nutrition and the Picky Eater

Nutrition and the Picky Eater

Most families have one, the kid who is fun, precocious, and simply refuses to eat what is put in front of them. Unfortunately, what they most avoid are often the nutritious fruits, veggies, and proteins that will help them grow up big and strong. Some of the nutrients...

Mental Health At All Ages

Mental Health At All Ages

One of the biggest lessons societies has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of mental wellness, and that it should be cultivated at all ages. Children have social, emotional, and physical needs that contribute to their overall well-being that need to...

Safe Time In The Sunshine

Safe Time In The Sunshine

In today’s world, people have a love-hate relationship with the sun. It is an important source of Vitamin D, critical to overall mental wellness, and is the key source of life in beautiful flowers and nutritious fruits and vegetables. For children, spending time...

Important Nutrients For Growing Kids

Important Nutrients For Growing Kids

As children grow, they need to eat more to keep their bodies moving, shaking, and dancing. They also need to eat a greater variety of their nutrients, those important resources that keep the body healthy. There are different types of nutrients, many of which are...

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...