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The Safer-At-Home Family Guide

With everyone at home, it’s important to stay healthy and active – in both body and mind! We’ve compiled some easy tips to staying positive and healthy through these unusual and hard times.

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Boston Area Food Resources

If you or someone you know needs food, consider safely going out to your local food pantry. Find a location near you at tinyurl.com/massfoodpantries. You can also call the FoodSource Hotline, supported by Project Bread.

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Participating Kohl’s Healthy Family Fun Sites

Here are a list of participating health center sites in the Kohl’s and Boston Children’s Hospital’s Healthy Family Fun Program. For more information you can click on the site name! Health Center Activities Bowdoin Street Health Center Fitness classes, cooking

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10 Health Tips for Your Family

Check out these Health Tips for your family!

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Supporting Families to Focus on Healthy Eating and Active Living

  “When you put kale into a smoothie with some fruit, it’s very good!” says Sharon Callender, RN, MPH, Director of Family and Community Health Services at Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC). Introducing families to new ways to include more

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5 Fun Beach Games

Summer is just beginning, so you know what that means… BEACH DAY! Here are five easy and cheap beach games to play with the whole family: Water Bucket Relay: Give each child a plastic cup, spoon, or large shell and

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Everything You Need to Know About Sun Protection

While you should enjoy the outdoors to the fullest this season, make sure keep your skin safe when you’re having fun in the sun! Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about sun protection and how to best

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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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10 Free Things to do in (and around) Boston with Kids This Summer

Star-gazing at the Museum of Science’s Astronomy After Hours program on Friday evenings. Go on a Hike at Middlesex Fells, Habitat, or closest to the city, Blue Hills. Don’t forget to pack a snack! Appear to walk on water at the Christian Science Plaza reflecting pool.

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Designing a Scavenger Hunt

Whether you’re looking for a fun and easy activity for a birthday party, a neighborhood gathering, or just an ordinary day, scavenger hunts are a great way to encourage kids to engage with their environment. Not only will the hunt

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