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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 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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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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How to Make the Most of Parents Night Out at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson

Meet a few moms and dads who are loving this membership benefit.

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How Can I Help My Child Understand and Manage Their Emotions?

By Jessie Sholl

Here are five steps to help teach emotional literacy to your kids.

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How to Establish Healthy Boundaries With Grandparents

By Jon Spayde

Supportive grandparents can be a godsend for you and your kids — but disagreements about parenting may create tension. Setting healthy boundaries can help you find a balance.

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The Hidden Costs of Family Caregiving

By Jazz Ward

Here’s a closer look at the financial and emotional costs of providing care for your loved ones.

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Empty Nest, New Beginnings: Lisa Samalonis’s Success Story

By Lisa Samalonis

A single mother whose life revolved around her kids finds inner peace and community at her local health club.

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How to Talk With Kids About Climate Change

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Kids are vulnerable to climate anxiety. Here’s how to talk to them about what climate change might mean for their lives.

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Time to Play: The January and February Kids’ Events at Life Time

By Callie Fredrickson

Explore what’s on the schedule for your kiddos over the next couple of months.

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How to Ask for Help in Times of Need

By Jon Spayde

We all need somebody to lean on, but it’s not always easy to ask for help when we need it. These expert insights offer ideas for overcoming resistance — and knowing what to say.

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4 Strategies to Teach Empathy to Children

By Jill Patton, FMCHC

Use these tips to help instill empathy early on.

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Edible Holiday Gift Ideas

By Experience Life Staff

Treats to satisfy just about everyone on your list.

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