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Coach Brittany Shares Her HOW and WHY on Giving Tuesday

Coach Brittany Taussig from Jana Elementary shared her How and Why at the Girls on the Run Giving Tuesday event at Parkers Table. Girls on the Run comes to life because of coaches like Brittany, who ensure girls have a safe, inclusive space at practice, even when circumstances are challenging. 

"Throughout my eight years in education, I have chosen to make a commitment to coach a Girls on the Run team twice every single school year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Even in the midst of some incredibly unique challenges that were presented during this past season, I wanted to make sure there was still a Girls on the Run team." 

Click Read More to read the rest of Brittany's incredible story. 

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Girls on the Run at Jana Elementary smile for a group photo

Coach Brittany Shares Her HOW and WHY on Giving Tuesday

Coach Brittany Taussig from Jana Elementary shared her How and Why at the Girls on the Run Giving Tuesday event at Parkers Table. Girls on the Run comes to life because of coaches like Brittany, who ensure girls have a safe, inclusive space at practice, even when circumstances are challenging. 

"Throughout my eight years in education, I have chosen to make a commitment to coach a Girls on the Run team twice every single school year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Even in the midst of some incredibly unique challenges that were presented during this past season, I wanted to make sure there was still a Girls on the Run team." 

Click Read More to read the rest of Brittany's incredible story. 

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GOTR-STL Elects Officers & New Member to Board of Directors

Girls on the Run St. Louis has added a new member and elected officers to its Board of Directors. Meet the dynamic people who will lead Girls on the Run St. Louis into its next decade, dedicated to providing continued access to high quality, developmentally appropriate curriculum that  supports girls’ confidence, competence, physical and emotional health, as well as their connection to their community.  

Girls on the Run participants run outside during program practice smiling

Ocho maneras de respaldar a tu niña activa

Practicar deportes puede hacer maravillas en la confianza, la vida social y la salud de una niña. Como ocurre con todo, algunas niñas serán más hábiles que otras, pero eso no significa que no deban intentarlo. Para bien o para mal, al probar diferentes actividades, las niñas podrán descubrir más sobre sí mismas, qué les hace felices y qué opciones les gustaría elegir en el futuro.

A Girls on the Run participant stretches at program practice to prepare for the day.

Seis maneras fáciles de beber más agua

Beber suficiente agua cada día es una parte fundamental de la salud humana, por lo que el agua es la mejor opción de bebida para todos, incluidas las niñas en edad de crecimiento. Aunque a veces puede ser más tentador recurrir a una bebida azucarada o con cafeína, si optas por el agua, tu cuerpo te lo agradecerá siempre.  

Coach and girl sitting together

Seis razones para convertirse en mentor

Cuando eras joven, ¿tuviste un mentor en tu vida? ¿Alguien que te recordaba constantemente tu valor, te enseñaba las normas y se tomaba el tiempo para escucharte? Si tu respuesta es afirmativa, es probable que ahora mismo estés sonriendo y recordando con cariño una gran lección que te enseñó tu mentor. 

A Girls on the Run participant smiles next to a caregiver as they look down at a journal.

Autocuidado diario para todas las niñas

No importa cuál sea tu edad o en qué etapa de la vida te encuentres, es indiscutible que a la mayoría de nosotros nos vendría bien un estímulo para nuestra salud física, mental y emocional. La vida puede ser desalentadora y francamente agotadora, así que tomarse un tiempo para cuidar de ti mismo es una necesidad ABSOLUTA para estos días impredecibles.