Winter isn’t quite over, but if you’ve been stuck in the house, feeling inert, there are plenty of activities to get your blood pumping and your body moving.
As your child grows older, becoming a pre-teen and an adolescent, you get to influence the choices they will make later in life. Your perspectives on health and wellness cannot help but spill over to your child, who will carry them into adulthood. One way to foster a spirit of self-care and a healthy relationship later with medical and wellness practices, is to introduce your kids to chiropractic care long before they turn eighteen.
After you have a baby, it is natural to feel different than you did before your pregnancy. Emotionally, mentally and physically you have gone through a great change and it will take time to develop a new normal but you’ll never be exactly the same person you were before you became pregnant. It helps to be aware of these expected changes during your pregnancy, especially if this is your first baby.
You think you’re doing nothing while you sleep, but your body is actually resetting and reprogramming itself during this crucial time. You’re not only resting - you’re recovering from the experiences of the day before and preparing for the day ahead. Babies, in particular, need restful sleep because this is the time when their bodies are programming them for their entire lives.
For the next few months we’re going to talk about some of the hidden gems of the Black Hills and how to best enjoy them. This month we’re talking about Rochford and Mystic! They’re little villas in the heart of the Hills but they’re packed with beautiful scenery and great history. It’s also a great place to get outdoors for some exercise, even in the winter months.
Along with your personal (fitness) and professional (new jobs, updated resumes) resolutions, many people also use the start of the New Year as an opportunity to create new goals and plans for their families. Your kids are a year older and you are reminded just how precious your time with them is. The New Year is a great time to refocus on what matters most when it comes to quality time with your family as well as addressing any problems that may have begun manifesting.
Approximately 42% of you will set a New Year’s resolution. Most of those resolutions
involve weight loss and increased activity.
The gyms fill up every January, offering great promotions for new members. But most
people will give up on their fitness resolutions by February! Only about 37% of people in
their 20s and 30s will keep up their goals, but just 16% of those over the age of 50 will