Healthy Kids

What’s cooking? Children’s Kitchen Skills and More

When it comes to preparing a meal, here’s a quick and easy recipe: take one child; add a patient, kind cook; mix in siblings, family, and friends; stir in a dose of fun, and there you have it: a youngster who begins to get the basics of cooking. 

Prioritize Hydration for Summer Adventures 

Parents should make sure their kids drink plenty of water in the hot summer months to stay healthy and active. Dr. John McBride, a...

Youth Mental Health: What Parents Need to Know

Nearly four in ten parents say they are extremely or very worried that their children might struggle with anxiety or depression, according to the Pew Research Foundation.

Potty Training Pitfalls: When to Start and What to do When Things go Wrong

When it comes to helping kids develop healthy bathroom habits, most parents are eager for the day that potty training is over and their...

YMCA Holds Local Healthy Kids Day

The YMCA of Greater Toledo will be holding Healthy Kids Day® throughout April and May. Nationwide, Healthy Kids Day is celebrated by YMCAs as...

Let’s Get Moving in Toledo’s City Parks

Parks and Youth Services' Award-Winning ‘Let's Get Moving’ Walking Program will be holding three pop-up events in local city parks this spring and summer. During these...

Don’t Let Your Child Become a Summer Couch Potato 

Despite children returning to pre-pandemic levels of physical activity, the World Health Organization has reported that kids are not meeting the necessary activity levels for good health.

5 Ways to Get Your Teens Outside

You know your kids are growing up when they no longer have recess at school. When my son started middle school, recess and even physical education were no longer part of his schedule.

Unveiling the Silent Threat: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) 

In 2019, the sports world was shaken by the tragic suicide of 18-year-old Wyatt Bramwell, who, posthumously, became the first high school football player...

Certified Autism Centers in Toledo

There are 11 different businesses and organizations in Toledo that have become a Certified Autism Center (CAC). We've losted all of them here!

Beyond Healthcare Toledo: Nurturing Mental Wellness Beyond Boundaries

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Beyond Healthcare emerged as a beacon of hope, pioneering a transformative approach to mental health care for...