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The Baby Blues & Exercise

Becoming a new mother is an extraordinary event. There are so many emotions that come along with motherhood: happiness, love, joy, and excitement. But there also could be mixed emotions  – especially around the holiday season – such as feeling being overwhelmed, sad, moody or anxious. These mixed emotions are not unusual, and most new moms have temporary mild symptoms of…
December 4, 2013
Family Health & Wellness

2 Mile Run/Walk – Playground to Playground

Active Moms’ Club is thrilled to introduce a new guest blogger today, Mistie  Lucht of Playground Pointers. Mistie is a Chicago mom of three young girls, an outdoor enthusiast and avid runner. Mistie co-created Playground Pointers – a factual, searchable iPhone/ iPad app database with details on more than 700 playgrounds, with over 3,500 photos in the Chicagoland area. Thank you Mistie…
April 27, 2013
Family Health & Wellness

Outdoor Fun & Fitness With Your Family

Parents who are regularly physically-active are doing more good for their family than they may realize. When parents take time to exercise, they are modeling healthy choices over the other alternatives that compete for precious free time. And, what constitutes physical activity is not limited to the treadmill at the gym.  Any physical activity can provide a variety of fun…
April 22, 2013
Family Health & Wellness

Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day

January 26 is Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day.  I‘ve never heard of this serious illness until a friend’s son was diagnosed with it in 2011. If we can enlighten and prevent at least one child from the long-term effects of this disease, we have succeeded. Kawasaki disease (KD), also known as Kawasaki syndrome, is a serious illness characterized by inflammation of…
January 25, 2013
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2012 A Year In Reflection

Happy New Year To You And Your Families! Coach Cassandra & AMC's Mascots The beginning of a new year encourages us to reflect upon what has been, and what will be. What successes did you have in 2012? What are you hoping to achieve in 2013? 2012 REFLECTION Active Moms' Club celebrated its four-year anniversary in October 2012. We launched…
January 6, 2013