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Female Celebrities Getting Their Daughters Involved in Athletic Activities: Witherspoon, Garner and Holmes
It is good to see female celebrities getting their children involved in sports. It shows me that they are good parents in addition to being talented actresses.
As mothers, we should all be getting our children involved in some type of physical activity. In addition, we should set a good example by exercising. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that children and adolescents get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Reese Witherspoon enjoyed a surfing lesson with her children, Ava and Deacon
Reese Witherspoon took surfing lessons with her children, Ava and Deacon, while vacationing in Hawaii. Reese shows mothers like myself that being active can be fun, and that it can be done in a family setting. Athletic activities that include the entire family are great because everyone gets a workout at the same time while enjoying each others company. Showing your children that exercise is important has a much stronger impact than just telling them that they need to workout. Reese set an exceptional example by choosing to hit the waves with her children.
Jennifer Garner has her daughter, Violet, in ballet and karate
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have their daughter, Violet, involved in both karate and ballet. Violet was photographed showing up to ballet wearing all pink, glasses and all. In addition, she is a yellow belt in karate. The combination of ballet and karate makes for a well-rounded workout routine. Karate teaches self defense, and ballet introduces a child to the art of dance.
Katie Holmes' daughter, Suri, is in gymnastics
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise's daughter, Suri, takes gymnastics. She is spotted with her father at gymnastics as well as her mother. It is great to see both parents getting involved in their daughter's sport. Suri is getting positive reinforcement from both Katie and Tom. If celebrity parents who have a busy lifestyle can get involved with their children's physical activity, how much more can mothers such as myself? It is encouraging to see Katie take the time to watch Suri as she practices gymnastics.
Ava Phillippe, Violet Affleck and Suri Cruise may grow up to be famous athletes. Even if they don't, they benefit mentally and physically each time they exercise their bodies. Becoming a famous athlete may result from being physically fit, but the most important thing when it comes to sports is health and safety.
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Rebecca completed courses in Medical Terminology, Administrative Medical Assisting, and Coding and Billing. She is recognized by the National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) and Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA). In addition, Rebecca is a former gymnast and is avid about swimming, jogging, and other athletic activities.
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