This blog post was written by Lisa Knapek, dietetic intern -- University of Minnesota - The Emily Program.
When I was a kid, I loved to play outside in the fall. It wasn't so hot and the landscape was beautiful with the changing colors. However, it was sometimes hard to stay active because of a busy school schedule, cooler temperatures, and shorter days.
It's worth it to stay active: adequate amounts of activity keep you energized throughout the day, help you sleep better at night, and lift your mood. Here are seven tips that will help you keep you and your child active: