Wellness

Newborn baby

The trap is easy to fall into—images of beautiful babies swaddled in bunting, birth mothers sporting post-birth figures that have immediately snapped back into pre-pregnancy place, mother and child in a blissful breastfeeding scene, fathers embracing skin

When choosing where to plant roots, Dr. Brad Griffore decided his hometown was the perfect place to raise a family and begin his business.

Treadmill desks in Maple Grove

It’s common knowledge that sitting at a desk all day is draining, but have you ever heard the maxim “Spend energy to get energy”? That’s the theory behind the treadmill desk study Maple Grove resident and Salo employee spearheaded in 2008.

Elaborate manicures are popping up all over Pinterest, but chevron printed nails aren’t as easy to do at home as those DIY tutorials make it sound. Our at-home results were rather…goopy, so we decided to enlist professional help.

Teenagers who are struggling can now receive help from the Calli Institute. This mental health care clinic in Maple Grove offers group and individual therapy sessions for adolescents struggling with issues like anxiety, depression, difficult relationships, suicide ideation, chemical use, etc.

Thanksgiving for Annie Waterman’s family was more than turkey, mashed potatoes, football and pumpkin pie. There also were heaping portions of Whirlyball.

Whether it’s grabbing a bite on the way to kid sports or eating between client meetings, good nutrition doesn’t have to be sacrificed during a hectic week.

Each morning, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., 12-year-old Haley Briesch can be found on the ice. Donning her Lululemon warm-up jacket, she laces up her white skates and takes to the cool glassy surface to practice two to three hours a day.

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