(PRWEB) June 30, 2012
School is out and family schedules are starting to wind down. Families need to wind down too, so take a deep breath and show your kids how to relax and recharge! Let the Fourth of July be the holiday that kicks off the lazy, hazy days of summer! Start off the holiday by sleeping in, enjoying a family breakfast, barbequing in the park and end the day gazing at the stars.
The Fourth of July is about freedom and courage. Do we have the courage to slow things down and show our kids that time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time? Here are four tips to get you started:
This holiday is the perfect time to resolve to enjoy life more, and create a happier, healthier you. Remember, life is what you make it, so make it a relaxing one.
Barb Flis, founder of Parent Action for Healthy Kids, is an advocate for parents, and a published parenting and children’s health expert. Her focus lies in connecting families, schools and communities for the purpose of promoting the well-being of children’s social, emotional and physical health. Barb lends a parent voice for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Michigan Surgeon General’s Michigan Steps Up campaign, American Cancer Society Coordinated School Health Leadership Training Institute, Michigan’s Governor Jennifer Granholm to coordinate the Talk Early & Talk Often initiative, the Michigan’s Safe and Supportive Schools (S3) initiative and, in March 2010, assisting with the development of the parent toolkit for the First Lady's Let's Move initiative.
Over the past fourteen years, Barb has amassed significant professional and educational experiences while advocating for both parents and children. In addition to keynotes, professional development workshops, webinars, and motivational speeches, Barb produces customized training sessions, and focus groups on the topics of Coordinated School Health (CSH), HIV/Sex Education, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Bullying, Mental Health, and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ) youth. Her “parent-to-parent” approach has garnered her much praise and national media attention.