Catherine Holecko, About.com's Family Fitness Expert, is a writer specializing in parenting and the mother of two active children.
Twenty years of journalism, eleven years of motherhood, and nine 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. You can find links to more of Catherine's writing at CatherineHolecko.com.
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.