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Recipes, articles and top tips to help you live healthy and happy!

Ace Wimbledon activities to try this summer

Ready to show your health some love with our Wimbledon activities? Our yummy recipes and easy exercise are great ways to eat well and get moving this summer.

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Sports for kids who don’t like sport

Alternative activity ideas for children who don’t like traditional sports, including climbing, martial arts, dancing, skating and mountain biking

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Healthy BBQ ideas to try this summer

If you want some healthy BBQ ideas to try this summer, look no further! Here are our sizzling suggestions to bring some colour to your grill.

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Make your own mocktails with our fun and fruity recipe

Forget golden beaches – it’s easier than you think to make your own mocktail at home. So bring out your curly straw and mini umbrella. It’s time to get fruity…

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Get creative this weekend with our top bank holiday activities

Need some crafty and creative bank holiday activities to keep the whole family entertained? We’ve got you covered – whether it’s blue skies or grey clouds.

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Five great British family walks

May is National Walking Month, and we have pulled together a selection of lovely, not-too-demanding walks from different parts of the country.

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Nurturing mental wellbeing

In today’s fast-paced world, mental wellbeing is just as crucial as physical health. Parents play an important role in shaping their children’s mental health. Here are some strategies to help foster a healthy mental environment at home.

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Nathan and his family eat better together

BeeZee Families helped Nathan and his family make positive changes to their health and wellbeing.

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A Parent's Guide to.... Mental Health

In this guide, we provide you with some tips that you can easily incorporate into family life to start the conversation around your children's mental health and wellbeing.

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A Parent's Guide to... mental health and body image

How children think and feel about their bodies can have a huge impact on their wellbeing. Here are our top tips for promoting a positive body image in your child.

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A parent’s guide to…Modelling Behaviour

Be a positive influence on your child's healthy habits, choices and behaviours.

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Learning about traffic light labels helps 8 year old Billy choose healthier foods

Billy was feeling a bit anxious over his weight, so he joined BeeZee Families to learn how to make healthier choices.

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A Parent's Guide to.... the 'Always Hungry' Circle.

How many times a day do you hear “Muuuum I’m hungry!” or “Daaad can I have a snack?”. We get it, and we got you – here's how to bust the ‘always hungry’ circle.  

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Healthier Fish & Chips

Swap the greasy takeaway for this homemade, healthier version, with fibre-filled sweet potato fries and a crunchy breadcrumb-coated fillet o' fish! 

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5 things to do before attending your first BeeZee Families sesh!

So you’ve signed up to BeeZee Families! Here are 5 things to do before attending your first session....

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Healthy discussions lead to healthy decisions for 11 year old Emillie

Coming to BeeZee Families helped Emillie and her mum have more positive conversations around healthy choices.

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A Parent's Guide to... Bullying

It can be tough to know the right words to say or how to handle certain situations when your child is being bullied about their weight.

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Sugar at Halloween; Trick or Treat?

What if we told you that we can enjoy sugary treats and still be healthy? It's no trick! It's all about balance!

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11 year old Hector makes small changes to his snacks, and a big difference to his breakfast!

"Change doesn’t have to be big to be beneficial. Small changes give confidence to move to bigger ones." 

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Let's talk about Obesity. How to talk to your children about their weight

Raising the issue of obesity may sound challenging, but talking to your children about their health is important. Here are some tips for having this sensitive conversation.

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Making new friends and trying new foods a BeeZee Families

Lorraine and Maria (8) came to BeeZee Families in Kings Norton to learn about healthy eating and make new friends!

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Family make healthier choices by using their new motto: “What would BeeZee Bodies say?”

10 year old Zacha has become more conscious of his food and exercise decisions, and his big sister Jazz volunteered with us to complete her DofE award!

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Father & Son take daily walks together for their health and fitness

Leo and his Dad revamp their daily routine to be more active, and create quality time together as a result of BeeZee Families.

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Mum & daughter make healthy changes together!

6 year old Lacey and her mum Jenna left their unhealthy habits in lockdown, and their new healthy choices have them feeling amazing!

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Fun festive activities to keep your family fit!

Get ready for fun-filled Christmas of wacky games to keep you and your family active and in the holiday spirit!

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Speedy Samosas

This samosa recipe is SIMPLE, SPEEDY and DELICIOUS - we've made it easy for you to make your own, healthier version of this favourite Indian treat. 

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3 disgusting dishes to try this Halloween!

At BeeZee Families, we aim to make healthy eating fun ALL year round, but when it comes to Halloween we get creepily creative!

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Wormy Spaghetti

Try this disgustingly delicious wormy spaghetti, inspired by Roald Dahl's 'The Twits'. It's tons of fun to make, and healthy too!

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents... Scavenger Hunt!

This week, Amina has put together a fun scavenger hunt!  To play, print out the list of items below and give yourselves and hour to find all of the ten items around your house or garden!

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents... ice lolly making!

This week, Lily & Jodie are whipping up a batch of super cool, healthy ice lollies!

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents.... Nature Bingo!

This week, Anya is encouraging us to get out and explore the great outdoors with a game of Nature Bingo!

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A nutritionist reacts: Will the junk food ad ban have an impact on children's eating habits?

Our family nutritionist, Dan Foran, gives his opinion on the junk food advertising ban. Will a reduction in exposure to HFSS food marketing really help to solve childhood obesity?

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BeeZee Summer Camp presents... The active alphabet workout!

Get moving in the first week of the summer holidays with Hannah's alphabet workout!

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A Parent's Guide to... Mindful eating

The benefits of mindful eating are to aid digestion, regulate appetite, and develop a healthier relationship with food. So, how can we encourage mindful eating in our children?

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Stepping stones to sugar-free hydration!

When making healthy swaps, it's not just food we should be thinking about - soft drinks can contain more sugar in one can than our allowance for the entire day!

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Thomas embraces awareness for his health after joining our online course for 5-8 year olds.

8 year old Tom and his mum have embraced change, turning small healthy choices into consistent healthy habits to last a lifetime.

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