Monthly Archives: July 2012

An interview with Houston Olympian Steven Lopez: Tips for Living a Healthy Life

A few weeks ago, before heading off to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Houstonian and taekwondo athlete Steven Lopez stopped by our Langham Creek Family YMCA to speak to some of our day campers on the importance of … Continue reading

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There’s a Little Lion in All of Us

The Lion King Steps Off Broadway and into the YMCA. I recently discovered that there is a little lion in all of us. Cast members from Disney’s THE LION KING recently visited children in a dance class at the M.D. … Continue reading

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It Starts Today: How You Can Help Kids Make the Grade

Buy a backpack; change a life. You remember the excitement of going to the store and picking out your new backpack and then filling it with crayons, glue sticks, pens and pencils (I loved getting a new Trapper Keeper).  Sadly, … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Healthiest Foods on the Planet

They’re called “superfoods.” Are you eating them? They are rich in nutrients and offer serious health benefits.  Superfoods are supposed to be the healthiest items that you can eat.  Here’s a list of the top ten healthiest foods as compiled … Continue reading

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The Day Camp Chronicles Part 3: A Day in the Life of a Camper

Matt is an 11 year-old day camper at the D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA at Cypress Creek and today we’re taking a look at a camp day from his perspective… Today at the Y we visited NASA. There were a lot … Continue reading

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