Posts Categorized: Parents

Did someone say a FREE Park Pass?

Let’s Go! thrives thanks to our partners. We’re lucky to have support from the Maine State Bureau of Parks and Lands and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. This guest blog from one partner celebrates another partner. This is how communities come together to effect change. Authored by Karen Voci, President, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation  Summer is here and that means long… Read more »

Obstacles Can Be Overcome

When Kate shared the following story with us we knew we had to share it with you all. It’s easy to celebrate success but we don’t always reflect on the challenges. Kate’s story reminds us that obstacles can be overcome and that your child’s health is worth your persistence. Thanks Kate Authored by: Kate Allerding,… Read more »

What’s Your Screen Free Week Plan?

The week of April 29–May 5, 2013 is Screen Free Week, a week when kids and their parents turn off the TV, video games, computers, smart phones, and tablets and find healthier ways to have fun. What fun activities do you have planned? According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids ages 8–18 now spend, on… Read more »