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There is no better way to support youth development than to have some fun learning through play! This year will be another big year for STEM Toys and we have the latest gift giving ideas to fill your stockings and brains with fun! As we begin the...

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Volunteering comes with many rewards and has many benefits to one's health.We thought we'd share a blog from the National Council for Aging Care on ways to volunteer as an elderly person, and why you should!  

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The holidays are fast approaching. What a perfect time to come up with a solid plan to navigate the season to “maintain, don’t gain!”  The average adult gains between 5-7 pounds in between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Here are a few ideas that you...

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Working out and training is vital to overall health and if you are trying to reach a certain goal. Whether it is losing weight, building muscle, or training for a 5k or iron man, all of these goals and events require training. However, there is...

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It’s common knowledge that healthy eating benefits your overall health. Maintaining or losing weight through diet; getting enough fruits, vegetables and whole grains; and avoiding unhealthy fats and sugary foods are examples of how food can...

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Many children who struggle with reading are also not big fans of reading. One way to help your child improve their reading skills is to help them to figure out WHAT he/she likes to read and WHY she/he might want to read. Here are some ideas that...

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St. Louis is an incredible city with an overwhelming number of attractions and activities for both locals and visitors. However, if you have a little one, you know what it's like to try to figure out which activities will and won't work with a...

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Halloween is just around the corner, and many of you and your families will enjoy trick-or-treating in your neighborhoods and collecting goodies! We thought we'd share some safety tips from the Centers for Disease Control and...

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Even children who are too young for social media seem to be aware that the country will soon be participating in mid-term elections. The youth who will inherit our future may not yet be old enough to vote, but their voices can still be a part of...

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Hey, you made it! You have conquered the hardest part about coming to the gym.In my opinion, walking in the front door, dressed and ready to go is a tremendous achievement. There are so many issues to handle trying to accomplish that one task....

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