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Catherine Holecko

Catherine Holecko

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Catherine Holecko, About.com's Family Fitness Expert, is a writer specializing in parenting and the mother of two active children. Catherine is also a regular contributor to Parenting RoundAbout, a weekly podcast featuring About.com parenting experts.


Twenty years of journalism, twelve years of motherhood, and ten years of living in a chilly climate have all helped Catherine Holecko find many ways to fit in family fitness. As a writer and editor specializing in parenting, Catherine developed a special interest in kids' health. Now with her own two children, she encourages activity to promote physical and emotional well-being. Catherine's work has appeared in national magazines and websites including Parents and Scholastic.com. She has been an on-air commentator for the BAM! Radio Network.


Catherine Holecko graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in English and French.

By Catherine Holecko:

As a parent, one of my most important jobs is to help my children grow up healthy and strong. I also want us all to enjoy our time together. Active play helps us meet both those goals (and keeps me healthier too). As a journalist, I'm trained to find critical information and resources and share them in an accessible way. On this site, I'll use both my personal and professional experience to share the latest news and advice about family fitness.


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