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Resources & News for Colorado Parents

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We are committed to supporting Colorado parents in their desire to help their children grow into happy, healthy kids. Discover tools, resources, games and activities to help you support your child’s development through mindfulness, nutrition and movement.

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Mindful parenting

Get the latest information about how to help your child understand the connection between their thoughts, feelings and experiences. Discover resources and ideas for how to support your childs growth and development through mindful activities and practices.

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Fitness for kids

In today’s world of computer screens, smart phones, television and video games, it can be challenging to encourage kids to stay active. Discover indoor and outdoor games and activities for a variety of ages that will help your child stay active, fit and healthy.

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Nutrition for kids

Supporting your child’s health through good nutrition is important to you. But busy schedules and easy access to junk food and sugar can get in the way. Become more knowledgeable about nutrition and what you can do to enable children to make healthy choices every day. Discover ways to model healthy eating habits, get information about what good nutrition means at various stages of development and get a variety of quick, easy and healthy recipes that the whole family will love.

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Action for Healthy Kids, Colorado Chapter

The Colorado AFHK state team collaborates with schools, districts and other community partners to engage parent volunteers in school wellness activities. Through our Parents for Healthy Kids educational series and our Parent Advocate Program, we teach parents how to work with schools and how to become advocates for healthier school policies, practices and programs. We give grants to schools and parent organizations to implement alternative breakfast programs, school gardens, nutrition education, physical activity programs and other healthy school practices.

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LiveWell Colorado

LiveWell Colorado is a nonprofit organization committed to reducing obesity in Colorado by promoting healthy eating and active living. In addition to educating and inspiring people to make healthy choices, LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in the places they live, work, learn and play.

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Super Kids Nutrition

SuperKids Nutrition empowers children and families to reach their full potential by having the energy and good health needed to accomplish their life goals. Discover how they help parents and the community become more knowledgeable about nutrition and enable children to make healthy choices every day.

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Community of Mindful Parenting

The Community of Mindful Parenting empowers parents to become more effective, mindful and compassionate. They are comprised of expectant moms, parents, grandparents, extended families and friends with the goal to nurture powerful relationships between parents and their children.

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Mindful Kids

Mindful Kids is a great place to find shared resources and ideas about practising mindfulness with kids. It is hosted by the nuns and monks of Plum Village, an international meditation centre in the South West of France. We practise meditation and mindfulness in the Zen Buddhist tradition of Master Thich Nhat Hanh, and offer retreats and days of mindfulness for families.

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Stress Free Kids

Lori Lite, founder of Stress Free Kids provides fun parenting solutions to reduce stress and bring wellness to daily living. Her accessible tips, stories, and parent’s guide show families how to integrate relaxation exercises and activities effortlessly throughout the day.

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