Heather Holtz

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

Heather Holtz is a fitness and health enthusiast who lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and two boys. She is a NASM personal trainer and a Les Mills Body Pump instructor. She blogs at Run Eat Play about fitness, food, and family. Her blog shares healthy living tips, workouts, recipes, and daily escapades of life with children.

E-mail Heather at [email protected]

Past articles

Chicago micropreemie thrives 13 years after premature birth

Nearly a half million babies in the United States are born premature each year. In honor of National Prematurity Awareness Month, Chicago mom Heather shares the personal story of her micropreemie who has gone on to thrive. Read...

 

Halloween costume ideas for Chicago families

Get into the Halloween spirit by dressing your whole family up in costumes. There are tons of ideas out there to choose from. Have fun with it! Read...

 

Spooky eats and haunted treats for your Halloween party

Halloween is one of those holidays when you can go all out and have so much fun! Here are some fun eats to amp up any party. Read...

 

Ideas to survive your next family road trip

Spending more than a couple hours in the car with your family may not seem too appealing, but with a little planning and a few supplies, the time will pass before you know it.  Read...

 

Chicago mom sees son's dairy allergy as an adventure

Having kids with food allergies can be difficult for the entire family. Viewing meal planning as an adventure instead of a hassle can really make the difference.  Read...

 

Chicago mom shares her family’s unique household rules

Rules make every household run a little smoother. Does your family have any unconventional rules? Read...

 

A Chicago family's day at Arlington International Racecourse

You wouldn't normally think of a race track as a good place for kids, but Arlington Park Family Days may change your mind this summer. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Surviving surgery recovery with kids

Stuck in bed after surgery? Here are five tips to help get you through your recovery period.  Read...

 

How to throw a football-themed party in Chicago

Friends, family and Chicago Bears football. What's better than that? Have the best party on the block with these tips!  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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