Age: Teens

5 ways to get kids involved in your fitness routine

Time Magazine recently published an article on fitness trends in 2015. Many of these have been around for years, but their popularity continues to grow as we learn about their benefits. Today’s post is a quick review of these trends, … Continue reading

Root causes of mental disorders

There are times I don’t like my job.  Many of the kids that I see for mental disorders are only there because they are victims of bad homes or preventable childhood trauma. There is a national shortage of mental health … Continue reading

How do you rate on this healthy living quiz?

Is health on your radar in your house? National Nutrition Month is timely – occurring every March – dietitians communicate and educate on a new theme each year promoting goals for healthy living.  Think back 8 weeks, did you include … Continue reading

Refocusing my lens on true beauty

Amazing, gorgeous, beautiful…who doesn’t want those words spoken about them? On Wednesday, I had an unbelievable opportunity to spend the day with Rick Guidotti, a former top fashion photographer who has spent the past fifteen years working internationally with advocacy … Continue reading

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