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Start the New Year with 31 Days of Fun

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 29, 2011

January can be a tough month: the holidays are over, the weather can be cold and dreary and finding fun activities to do as a family can be a challenge […]


Top 5 Nutrition Myths

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 27, 2011

Nutrition myths and misinformation are everywhere…magazines, the internet and even New York Times best-selling books. With that in mind, we decided to debunk five of the most common nutrition myths. […]


The Culture of Food in the Holidays

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 22, 2011

Food is a huge component of any holiday celebration, and adding a multicultural element to it just makes it that much more of a vibrant feast. The more cultures present […]


Physical Activity in Schools: How Does Your Child’s School Compare?

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 20, 2011

Did you know that to meet the national guidelines children and adolescents need to be physically active at least 60 minutes a day? With childhood obesity at an all time […]


Key to Successful Family Craft Projects: Keep Them Simple!

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 15, 2011

The fall transition into winter is one of my favorite times of year. After a long, hot Tennessee summer, we revel in the crisp autumn weather and spend much of our […]


Try Something New Together: BMX Family Edition

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 8, 2011

My husband has been trying to warm our daughters to the idea of BMX racing for the last six months. With his motocross background and love of mountain biking, his enthusiasm […]


Activity Planning While on Family Vacations Abroad

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 6, 2011

Before I became a mom I never quite understood what my mom-friends meant when they would complain about needing a vacation after the vacation. Don´t we all?  But, now I […]


The Great Vegetable Battle

by Together Counts PartnerDecember 1, 2011

Since becoming a parent, vegetables have been the bane of my existence. Personally, I love them, and I’ve found lots of great ways to cook them so that the 18-and-up […]


Join a Team for More Family Time

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 28, 2011

I’m a huge fan of kids participating in team sports. Not only is it a great excuse to get your kids outside and active, but teams are a great opportunity […]


Done with Thanksgiving Dinner? Get Up and Move!

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 23, 2011

Here in America, Thanksgiving is all about the meal. Sure, we spend time with family and think about the things in life we’re thankful for…but really, we’re all just waiting […]