To the mom I saw this past Sunday...you ROCK!
I was in awe as I passed you pushing your double stroller down my street at 3pm (no doubt the warmest part of the day) towards Lady Bird Lake. Your stroller was complete with two eager boys, their fishing gear (poles and all), and a golden retriever in step. It's obvious that you value the health of your family and friends (canine included). Beyond time and patience, it takes know-how to organize a Texas summer outdoor activity. Assuming the best, here's how I imagine you prepared:
Thanks for setting such a great example for all of us! You've reminded us that all children age 2 and older should participate in at least 60 minutes of enjoyable, moderate-intensity physical activities every day that are developmentally appropriate and varied. Go you!
1. American Heart Association. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/ActivitiesforKids/The-AHAs-Recommendations-for-Physical-Activity-in-Children_UCM_304053_Article.jsp#.V5eQ75MrJE4
Registered Dietitian, Austinite, Mom with a 2-yr old, Dog lover