3 Remarkable Women Celebrated

March is Women’s History Month March is Women’s History Month, and we remember and salute three extraordinary, brave and daring women, Susan B. Anthony, Katherine Johnson, and Hedy Lamarr, who paved the way for women’s equality in civil rights, government, science and the arts. Led by their now-legendary visions of intelligence, ambition, and hard work,…

Exercise | Health | Nutrition | Parenting

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity, also called pediatric obesity, can have short-term and long-term medical effects. During the past month, the young adults in our program at Plan-It Life have been learning about nutrition and the possible health ailments caused by childhood obesity. Here are some of the direct health conditions…

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Realistic Future Plans and Goals

We believe that realistic plans and goals are the foundation for being successful. Many of the youth who comes to Plan-It Life have never set a realistic goal in their lives. But setting a goal is the first part. We also provide the tools and education and understanding that there’s a process they must put…

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Support and Encouragement

Often times teenagers come to us troubled or struggling to understand who they are and where they fit in. With support and encouragement, we’re able to start on the road of self-awareness and self-worth.  Here at Plan-It Life, we also offer educational and tutorial services to enhance academic needs. Often times that extra help will…

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Providing More Than Basics

Plan-It Life offers more than the basic necessities that children and young adults need to succeed and grow.  We offer not just shelter but a home, food, clothing, day-to-day necessities and psychological security. We give these young people a chance to dream and believe that the possibilities of their future are endless and limitless–that they can…

Outdoor and Indoor ideas | Parenting

Spring Ideas for Teens

TRY SOMETHING NEW This week on social media we talked about fun things a teenager can enjoy outdoors or indoors during Spring. This is the complete list we came up with and shared on our social media accounts this month. However, by no means, is this list all-inclusive. Picnic in the Park  Sometimes this is…

Health | Nutrition

Understanding Nutrition labels

Making bad food choices can be a risk to your health We all want to be healthy. Checking the Food label is important in choosing the right foods. However, if you don’t understand what you’re reading, then it will be difficult to make the right choices. In this article, you’ll learn how to read a…

Overcoming | Teenagers

From Struggle to Triumph

These Teenagers Changed Their Struggle to Triumph Being a teenager is one of the most complicated times in an individual’s life. Most will struggle with school life, peer pressure, and the changes are bodies make when we go through puberty. Not to mention, trying to understand where we belong in this complicated and mind-boggling world….

Exercise | Health | Nutrition

Staying Healthy and Fit During Winter

Staying Healthy and Fit During Winter Winter brings a chill in the air and the common cold to the unsuspecting, otherwise healthy individual. It is not easy to stay healthy during winter, yet taking care of yourself is essential. Becoming ill can be a significant hindrance to giving complete attention to all of your responsibilities, especially…

Fall | Outdoor and Indoor ideas

Fall Family Fun

It’s fall time! What does that mean? In most areas, the weather grows colder and the days become shorter while leaves change colors taking on a beautiful hue of red, orange and yellow. It’s also an excellent time for families to enjoy each other and share in the holiday season. So what kind of activities…