Healthy Habits for Kids in the New Year

Health is the culmination of physical, mental, and social wellbeing, influenced by our daily habits and interactions with others. It is no surprise that we develop a number of these habits and behaviors from a very young age, which can carry implications for the remainder of our lives. Children are malleable beings, therefore ensuring that we do right by them as parents, teachers, and coaches to encourage healthy habits and behaviors from the jump is of utmost importance.

What Are The Issues?

Children nowadays are confronted with different issues than they were in decades past, mainly by way of technology and social media. It is not uncommon to see an 8-year old with an iPhone or a middle schooler with an astronomical number of Instagram followers. Not only are the first or second generations of children growing up with this technology, but parents too are in the early stages of

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Building healthy habits during the holidays

There are some simple things you can do to help you stay a little healthier during the holiday season.

OREGON CITY, Ore. — The holiday season is here and that means a lot of good food and tempting treats, which make it tough for people to stay healthy during the holidays.

But there are some simple things you can do to help you stay a little healthier.

A post on my Instagram account about working out and eating healthy until Christmas got a number of responses from people who said they’re trying to do the same. One of the people who reached out, was Cydne Vaughn.

“I had three pieces of pie. So, I was not skimping on anything,” said Vaughn.

She, like so many of us, went ham over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

“We had turkey and mashed potatoes, and gravy, and rolls,” Vaughn said.

It’s tough staying healthy

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