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Reasonable New Year's Resolutions

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: General Information | Tags: New Year, better health

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Gifting Nibbles, Bites and Other Edible Delights!

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: gifts, Healthy Eating, holidays

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Gifting Nibbles, Bites and Other Edible Delights!

A lot of us give the gift of food all year round.

Planning meals and cooking for family and our friends can be a labour of love. When it comes to the holidays, think about giving the gift of food all over again. 

There are tons of fun edible delights that can be jarred, wrapped, tagged and covered in bows. Homemade gifts add a personal touch and the receiver feels warm and fuzzy that something was made especially for them; and the gifts are put to good use (i.e. they are consumed shortly after receipt).

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Having a Low-Risk or No-Risk Holiday Season

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Alcohol | Tags: alcohol, holidays, stay safe

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Having a Low-Risk or No-Risk Holiday Season

The holidays often involve more alcohol. While that’s not the case for everyone, for some people work parties and other social events result in more drinks being consumed. And, often it's at house parties with friends and family that the glasses really stack up.

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Gift Ideas That Will Move Your Loved Ones

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: holiday, gift ideas, physical activity

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Gift Ideas That Will Move Your Loved Ones

Whenever I need some physical activity support, I check in with the Physical Activity Services team at HealthLink BC.  Here are some activity inspired gift ideas we came up with that will delight and inspire your family and friends.

While you’re at it, buy two and keep one for yourself. Being active is the best inspiration you can give.

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Five Ways to Keep Your Children Active Over the Holidays

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: children, active, holidays

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Five Ways to Keep Your Children Active Over the Holidays

If you're a parent, the holiday period means your kids are off school and at home. This is a great opportunity for family time. So forget the latest tablet and try these ideas to keep your children active this holiday break.

Holiday lights walk: Bundle up, and go for a stroll around your neighbourhood and enjoy the lights and decorations glowing at night. If there are no houses with lights within walking or biking distance, drive to a nicely decorated neighbourhood and walk around there. + MORE

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