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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as a leading community-based organization dedicated to improving health, the Gateway Region YMCA offers the following tips to help families incorporate healthy eating and regular...

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Schools are out and swimming is in! We know that families will be looking for ways to beat the heat this summer. Here’s our suggestion – fill the summer with swimming! While swimming is a fun and healthy activity to fill your time with, it is...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

As it begins to warm up, people around the country – especially in St. Louis – begin to think about baseball season.  People get excited about watching baseball, playing baseball, and it all makes perfect sense – it’s America’s pastime!  At...

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About a year ago, I attended a conference and heard the wonderfully talented Viola Davis say this, "Here's the thing, we always separate people from the ones who give and the ones who need help. When in fact, we are all each of those things."

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Kids may jump for joy when they anxiously await to hear the official ruling of “snow day” but parents aren’t always as equally enthused. Having a plan in place that includes activities, snacks and a healthy dose of creativity could be just what...

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Conflict is a normal part of the human experience. As adults, it is important to remember that the skills we use to solve conflict were learned skills; in other words, it required a patient adult investing the time to guide us through productive...

Anne Schneider

School is back in session and the soccer field is calling!  Here are some of our favorite-at home drills to get your child ready for fall soccer. 

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Between smart phones, internet ready televisions, laptops, portable gaming systems, and electronic toys, technology influences have infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives. Access to technology has increased dramatically over the past decade.

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