December 9, 2021
mom and daughter doing yoga together

4 Ways to Get Active with Your Child at the Y

Getting in shape with the family is a great bonding activity! Exercising with your kids will help them learn healthy habits early, and you might even […]
December 1, 2021
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Swim Lessons You Can Enjoy at the Y

Your local YMCA is a great place to learn how to swim — no matter how old you are. The center offers lessons to help all […]
October 31, 2021
a little boy wearing a paper turkey headband and sitting around a table with his family on Thanksgiving

5 Ways to Include Your Kids on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here, which means a day filled with family, food, and fun is just around the corner! If you’re hosting dinner, knowing the day […]
September 1, 2021
a girl eating yogurt and strawberries on her couch at home

9 Easy, Healthy After-School Snacks

When the kids come home from school (or log off from online classes), they’re probably looking for a snack. And while you don’t want them to […]
August 1, 2021
two girls with backpacks smiling and heading out the door to go to school

7 Back-to-School Safety Tips

It’s almost time for your child to go back to school! While summer fun is coming to an end, now you can focus on preparing your […]
March 1, 2021
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7 Low-Cholesterol Foods You’ll Actually Want to Eat

Who said healthy eating had to be boring? If you’re trying to lower your cholesterol levels, you have plenty of heart-healthy options that taste great and […]
February 1, 2021
strawberries surrounding blueberries in a heart-shaped outline, symbolizing a healthy Valentine’s Day

5 Healthy Alternatives to Valentine’s Day Candy

All the sugar of Valentine’s Day candy can wreak havoc on your waistline and teeth. What’s more, eating too many sweets can eventually lead to conditions […]
January 1, 2021
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7 Healthy Recipes for Your Post-Holiday Recovery

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s are filled with relaxing over delicious food. But all of that rich fare can quickly take a toll on your […]
December 1, 2020
mom and daughter in Santa hats baking together by a Christmas tree

7 Healthy Christmas Treats You Can Make with Your Kids

Merry Christmas from the Y! This is one of the happiest times of the year: gathering with family and friends, wearing cozy sweaters, and sharing yummy […]