February 11, 2019
Couple trying one of the many ways to practice self-care.

3 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Making time for yourself may seem like a foreign concept, especially when you’re already overwhelmed. Your life is hectic, often filled with work, family, and other […]
January 2, 2019
You can keep your New Year’s resolution with the programs at the Lafayette Family YMCA.

Five Ways to Actually Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

The winter skies may be chilly and gray, but the future is bright! The new year brings new opportunities and new goals. If you’re making resolutions […]
October 3, 2018
Parents and kids can stay healthy this Halloween with these five easy tips.

Five Ways to Stay Healthy This Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and you know what that means – candy! Nothing says Halloween quite like buckets of treats, hyper children, sugar crashes, […]
June 6, 2018
Here are five healthy habits to practice daily to transform your health.

Five Healthy Habits to Practice Daily

  You’ve probably heard before that health is a habit. Cliché as it may sound, it’s so true! But, in the hustle and bustle of daily […]
October 25, 2017

Four Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpkin

October is the month of pumpkin spice and everything nice! Sure, pumpkins make great seasonal decorations and even better pie, but did you know that pumpkins […]
October 17, 2016
Whether you’re worried about what to give trick-or-treaters suffering from food allergies or just watching your family’s sugar intake, these healthy alternatives are sure to be a hit for Halloween.

5 Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Alternatives to Give to Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween is a time for costumes, pumpkin carving, and of course: trick-or-treating! But those large doses of sugar and high fructose corn syrup can put a […]
June 13, 2016
Not only is healthy snacking better for your health, but you’ll just feel better overall as well.

Snacking in the Sun: 5 Ways to Eat Healthy This Summer

Summertime and sunshine are finally on the horizon! However, with summer comes the temptation to eat popsicles, hot dogs, and all kinds of unhealthy snacks. Here […]
March 14, 2016
Eating vegetables is not easy -- it’s difficult knowing exactly which ones to pick up and it’s also tricky figuring out how to cook particular vegetables with so many preparation styles.

11 Painless Ways to Eat Veggies

Here at the Lafayette Family YMCA, we understand that eating vegetables can be a miserable experience for many people (especially kids!). Vegetables are raw, watery, crunchy, […]
February 1, 2016
our heart is such an important part that often gets overlooked or taken for granted.

February Is Healthy Heart Month

Confucius once said, “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” But if your heart isn’t healthy enough, the “wherever you go” part may be limited. […]
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