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7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy During the Winter

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy During the Winter

As we get deeper into the winter season, a lot of us may be tempted to stay indoors. The abundance of snow, the low temperatures, and the coziness of our homes keeps us looking through a window. However, staying indoors for months on end can take quite a toll on our mental and physical health--this especially applies to children. This year, take a look at the various ways to keep your kids healthy during the winter--their renewed health and energy will thank you.

Fun Birthday Party Themes for Kids

Fun Birthday Party Themes for Kids

Planning a birthday party for your kids is the best kind of memory to make, aside from the party itself. It doesn't need to be a stressful time, though, it should be a fun time that includes the birthday boy or girl. Let them have a say in the party theme so that they have the best possible time. The party doesn't have to cost a fortune to throw either. With some creative ideas, party favors, and planning you can pull off the party of the year with ease. Check out these fun birthday party themes for kids and start planning today.

How to Stick to Your Fitness New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your Fitness New Year’s Resolutions

The new year means it's time to start anew. Many people take this as an opportunity for growth and self-discovery through new hobbies, interests, or activities. Some of the most common activities revolve around fitness, yet this seems to be the hardest for people to keep. If you're starting a fitness journey, knowing these tips on how to stick to your fitness New Year's resolutions will ensure you're primed for your new lifestyle.

What to Expect From Your First Ultrasound

What to Expect From Your First Ultrasound

Going to a clinic or the hospital for any medical procedure is a stressful time. No matter how big or small the exam is, nerves may jump around in your stomach. You don't go to the doctor because everything is okay, you're there for a reason. Put some of the fear to rest if you will go for an ultrasound. It's a non-invasive, painless, and fast procedure. Ultrasound exams are just a diagnostic tool that doctors use to find out what's going on inside the body. Here's what to expect from your first ultrasound.

4 of the Most Unusual Hobbies to Try

4 of the Most Unusual Hobbies to Try

There are plenty of activities to do in Colorado. Some people prefer to stay indoors, but the Colorado wilderness provide ample opportunities to spend time outdoors. While hiking, fishing, and knitting are great options, there are other hobbies to consider trying too. These are four of the most unusual hobbies to try; they'll introduce anyone to a whole new world of fun and excitement.

Which Is Better, a Gas or Diesel Motor?

Which Is Better, a Gas or Diesel Motor?

Throughout the diesel engine's rich history, it was always the domain of semis and light-duty pickup trucks, but American consumers are giving it another look. This is because manufacturers--such as Chevy and Nissan--are starting to use them in passenger cars. Additionally, consumers see diesel as a way to get better mileage without buying a hybrid. So, which is better--a gas or diesel motor? The answer depends on what you want the motor to do, and there are pros and cons to both.