Anatomy of a Running Shoe

The running shoe has evolved over the years, and different modifications have been implemented to enhance the specified purpose of the shoe. Shoes meant for speed are made differently than shoes meant for long distances. It is important to choose the right fit for your exact needs Long-distance runners have certain requirements since those hours-long runs tend to take their toll. Plantar fascitis is a … Continue reading Anatomy of a Running Shoe

How Children Process and Express Grief

One out of every 20 children ages 15 and younger faces the death of a parent, according to a study published in the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. Other studies estimate that between 20 percent and 90 percent of children and teens deal with the death of someone close to them, such as a sibling, grandparent, other family member, friend, or classmate According to … Continue reading How Children Process and Express Grief

Preparing for a Safe Summer

Valdosta YMCA swim programs offer a mix of fun, physical activity and safety to create a lifelong love of swimming! Drowning Is Preventable. As the season turns from spring to summer, the Valdosta-Lowndes County Family YMCA encourages children and parents in Valdosta to explore the many benefits of swimming while also keeping safety in mind. In Y swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance … Continue reading Preparing for a Safe Summer

Healthier Baking Recipes

Fudgy Avocado Brownies With Avocado Frosting Ingredients 300 grams dark chocolate, chopped or chips 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 medium hass avocados, pitted and peeled 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs at room temperature 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup less 1 tablespoon coconut flour Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line the base and sides of … Continue reading Healthier Baking Recipes

Loving in Someone Else’s Language

How do you want to be loved? Maybe you’ve never thought about how to love someone or how you want love to be shown toward you. It is helpful to be aware of your love language when in a relationship, but it’s also important to know your partner’s. Every person understands and receives love in a specific language, one of five to be precise. You … Continue reading Loving in Someone Else’s Language