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A Guide to Healthy Skincare for Teenagers

By Jolene Turner
A top esthetician shares simple steps to help your teen learn how to take good care of their skin.
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex

By Jon Spayde
It’s time to do away with the traditional idea of The Talk. Parents can teach kids about sex in a way that empowers, rather than simply embarrasses, the younger generation.
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3 Tips to Help Teens Set Realistic Fitness Goals

By Nicole Radziszewski
Are you a teen embarking on a fitness journey? Embrace these tips to help you achieve your goals.
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How to Move Beyond Individualism to Create a More Loving Relationship

By Terrance Real
Strong relationships require letting go of a me-first perspective and considering the collective good. A renowned couples therapist explains how we can move past our individualism to become better partners. 
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A Teen Fitness Guide

By Nicole Radziszewski
The young adult's guide to getting strong, fast, and fit.
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The Current State of School Lunch

By Katie Dohman
Changes in school cafeterias are afoot. Experts offer an update on the progress being made — and the obstacles that remain.
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Are Teens in a Mental Health Crisis?

By Nicole Radziszewski
Yes, according to a recent report from the CDC. Learn more about why.
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The Transformative Power of Family Therapy

By Experience Life Staff
Discover how family therapy can help you and your loved ones open the lines of communication to promote healing and build resilience.
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Be Your Own Best Health Advocate

With Ryan Sutter
Season 7, Episode 1   August 22, 2023

A Lyme disease diagnosis and accompanying body-wide pain and debilitating fatigue led Ryan Sutter — firefighter, endurance athlete, and Bachelorette alum — to take action to find answers, treatment options, and a path toward wellness. In this episode, Sutter shares his health journey, as well as advice for pushing through challenge, fighting health obstacles, and advocating for your well-being.

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How 5 Families Spend Time at Life Time in the Fall

By Callie Fredrickson
Learn how these parents maximize their family memberships.
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School-Break Camps at Life Time: A Sneak Peek

By Callie Fredrickson
When school is out, Life Time offers programming to keep kids cared for and engaged in healthy fun throughout the year.
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Fun in the Fall: The September and October Kids’ Events at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson
See what’s on the schedule for your kids this season.
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How to Plan the Perfect Birthday Party for Your Kids

By Callie Fredrickson
Four party-planning-essentials for every child’s birthday party.
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5 Swimming-Gear Essentials to Keep Kids Safe in the Pool

By Emily Ewen
A checklist for getting your child ready to jump in the water.
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5 Benefits of Summer Camp

By Callie Fredrickson
Summer camps provide more than just nonstop fun: Kids can also gain new skills and knowledge that last well beyond summer’s end.
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Treatment Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Met With Concerns

By Michael Dregni
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated their guidelines to recommend earlier and more aggressive treatment options — including bariatric surgery and pharmaceuticals — for children identified as obese,. However, some experts are concerned. Here's why.
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Time for Summer Fun: The June, July, and August Kids’ Events at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson
Check out what could be on your kiddos’ summer schedule.
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The Lessons Our Moms Teach Us

By Annie Kragness
The cofounder of Life Time’s ARORA program reflects on the lasting influence her mom has had on who she is and continues to strive to be.
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How to Help Kids Manage Stress

By Emily Ewen
Mental health experts offer tips for spotting signs of stress in children, along with healthy ways to help them cope. Plus, discover three mindfulness exercises for the whole family.
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In It Together: 3 Life Skills Kids Can Gain From Group Activities

By Callie Fredrickson
Exposing children to group environments provides opportunities for lifelong learning and growth.
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How to Help Kids Navigate Online Dieting Advice

By Katie Dohman
While it’s hard enough for adults to resist the allure of online diet advice, the challenges for kids can be even greater. These experts offer thoughts for talking to your children about what they’re seeing on social media.
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