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Family-Friendly Exercise Ideas to Get You Through the Pandemic

  Family-Friendly Exercise Ideas to Get You Through the Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has essentially put our lives on hold, and you are still spending more time indoors than usual. If boredom is setting in, exercise might be just what your family needs to shake things up. Below, find some tips for getting started.   Get Motivated Unless everyone in your family is athletic, you’ll encounter different levels of motivation when starting an exercise routine together. These ideas can help get everyone inspired.   ●        Keep in mind that everyone in your family may want to exercise for different reasons . ●        Choosing age-appropriate exercises will make it more fun for your kids.    ●        Remember that leading by example can be a powerful motivator for children. ●        Keeping your home organized and clutter-free can reduce anxiety and bring your family closer together.   Gear Up Being motivated is sometimes all you need to start getting fit. Howeve

Parents Keep Going You're Doing Just Fine!

Life would be awesome if it was filled with people who only cheered us on and supported us and our efforts. Unfortunately, though, life isn't always so kind. Sadly, there are just as many, and maybe even more, hecklers and critics as there are cheerleaders out there when it comes to appraising our parenting skills. Parenting can be tough. Today's social media affects our parenting prowess. It influences the way people see us, as well as how we see them. Studies have shown that Facebook has increased a thing called 'social comparison.' This is not always good since social comparison sometimes increases our apprehension about ourselves and may lead to feelings that our lives lack something. On Facebook, it looks like most people out there are having more fun than we are. However, the truth is that we don't see the whole picture of their lives on Facebook. We only see the photos and posts that they want us to see... And guess which ones they want us to see? You're