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It’s Not Too Late to Register for Walk to School Day 2014

It may seem like school just started, but now is the time to begin planning activities for Walk to School Day, which has been scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 8! (You can choose another day in the month to celebrate, if... Read More

8 Tips for Preparing a Safe, Healthy Family Picnic

Packing and hauling heavy, leaking coolers can leave you asking, why is food safety important anyways? But, especially when eating with children, keeping food safe is important for avoiding exposure to life-threatening food borne illnesses. Did You Know? • Bacteria... Read More

Convenience: The Culprit

You, your kids, your family as a whole, are all incredibly busy. I get it and can relate – we all can. Along with kids heading back to school these past few weeks, fall sports and extra-curricular schedules are now... Read More

Youth Driven Healthy Recreation Centers Collective Reaches Its Halfway Mark

Much of what influences an individual’s health happens in their community. Safety, access to healthy foods, space for physical activity and social support—from family and friends—all contribute to our health. Even so, many children are growing up in communities with... Read More

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Spotlights Potential For Action in Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed September to be National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the Colorado Health Foundation and LiveWell Colorado have joined efforts to bring awareness to and solutions for the issue in Colorado. These organizations work together to connect... Read More

LiveWell Longmont Partnership with Perfect Pea

Looking for a way to make dinnertime less stressful, but healthy and fun? You're in luck! During the month of August, LiveWell Longmont has been partnering with Perfect Pea for a special promotion that is available to everyone for just... Read More

Recreation Programs Build Physical Fitness and Community in Bent County

Over the past year, Bent County, a rural community in southeastern Colorado, has been working to encourage its citizens to be physically active in their own community and support local businesses, while striving to appeal to potential visitors and residents.... Read More

5 Ideas for Fun, Outdoor Family Games

We’ve become game junkies. I love games so much that the trunk of my car doesn’t hold groceries. That’s where the croquet set, tennis racquets, Frisbee discs, bats and assorted balls take residence. Don’t ask about the garage. Sometimes there... Read More

7 Tips for Eating Right during the School Year

Editor’s note: This guest blog was provided by our sponsor, Western Dairy Association. With another school year just around the corner, most of us moms are preparing for the busyness that will once again be “life.” While you might make... Read More

Learning about Colorado’s Dairy Farms

You may not realize the process of how that nice, big glass of milk made it to your table. Thanks to LiveWell Colorado and the Western Diary Association, I had the opportunity to tour a local dairy farm in July.... Read More