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Bass Pro Shop Altoona – A Kid Destination?

Bass Pro Shop Altoona probably isn’t the first destination that pops into your head when you think of entertaining the kiddos, but if you haven’t been there yet, add it to your list of places to go. You’ll be surprised by all the kid-friendly things there are to do! What is Bass Pro Shops Known For? Bass Pro Shops is a nationwide chain that specializes in hunting, fishing, camping, and other related outdoor recreation merchandise....

Living Gluten-Free in Central Iowa

Celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance, is a genetic disorder that affects at least 1 in 133 Americans.   Symptoms of celiac disease are diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition.  What is gluten?  It’s a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley and other common grains.  If you have ever eaten bread, pizza, cereal or a cookie than you have eaten gluten. The problem today is that more and more kids are being found to have celiac...

Yoga For Kids: Why and How?

Yoga is gaining in popularity all over the United States in yoga studios, gyms, YMCAs, fitness centers, and in schools. Yes, schools. Teachers, administrators, and students are discovering the power of yoga and pranayama (breathing exercises) to calm, focus, and inspire students. Yoga Calm is a leading proponent of yoga in the schools and in teacher training, working primarily with special needs children. School age children are ready to learn new skills, new ideas, and...

Big Block SingSong – Moose Project

My 2 year old son is obsessed with Big Block SingSong on Disney Junior.  If you're not familiar with these cartoon shorts, it basically different colored blocks singing funny songs.  I have to admit that they are quite catchy and get stuck in my head all the time now.  Anyways, one of the video shorts my son loves is called Moose.  It's a block that looks like a moose singing about going to the park. ...