We found 29 posts for Health

6 Year Old Tommy Morrissey – One Armed Golfer Shows Nothing Is Impossible!

Tommy Morrissey loves to play golf. He is really, really, good at it. At only 6 years old, he is just getting started.  It is very unusual for someone so young to be so good! But that is just the start.  What is even more amazing, is that Tommy plays golf with one arm! You…

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Caleb Swanigan – From Homeless and Hopeless to The Best Hoopster In the Nation

Four years ago, Caleb Swanigan was an a overweight, homeless, teenager.  He weighed 360 pounds before he entered 8th grade. He grew up in Indiana and Utah, but rarely stayed in the same place long. In fact he went to four middle schools and nine elementary schools. But then, something changed.  He was adopted.  And his…

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Abbey Curran: Not Only Miss Iowa, But 'Miss You Can Do It'

Abbey Curran was born with Cerebral Palsy, a condition that causes issues with muscle tone, posture and movement.  When she was a child, she was told that she would never walk without holding onto something. Then, in her teens, long after she had conquered walking, she wanted to try out something much more aggressive: competing in…

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Abbey Curran: Not Only Miss Iowa, But ‘Miss You Can Do It’

Abbey Curran was born with Cerebral Palsy, a condition that causes issues with muscle tone, posture and movement.  When she was a child, she was told that she would never walk without holding onto something. Then, in her teens, long after she had conquered walking, she wanted to try out something much more aggressive: competing in…

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11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer – Building a Lemonade Empire with Love and Bees!

11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer from Texas is building a lemonade empire, and hoping to save honey bees in the process! It all started when Mikaila was 4 years old and she was stung by a bee twice in one week! This prompted her to become very scared whenever bees were near. In order to help her…

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Do One Thing: Motivate Others to Move!

Want to Make a Difference? Sure, it’s a big world out there, but you can start by stirring up some inspiration right in your own house, school, or neighborhood. In this new feature, InspireMyKids will be challenging you to do one thing that makes a positive change in the world–and giving you the goods on…

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Chris Dempsey – The More You Give, The More You Live

Over the years, we have featured many inspiring stories of people who have given their time, talents and money to help others. Chris Dempsey, of Frankfort, Illinois is now one of those people. Chris learned about a woman, Heather Krueger, who had liver disease. Heather had only two months to live. Chris had learned a…

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Sky Sudberry – 10 Year Old Golf Champion Has The Right Attitude

Did you know that there is a World Championship held each year for children who play golf?  Sky Sudberry knows about it because, along with thousands of other kids from around the world, she has participated in it several times. Sky is a 5th grader at The Woodlands Preparatory School near Houston, Texas. She is also…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Reduce Poverty

What’s The Deal? Most people have what they need. They have enough food to eat, clothes to wear, and shelter to call home. But some families and their children live in poverty and experience hard times. You may think that not having enough money for things we want is tough. But poverty means not having money for…

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IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help The Environment

What’s The Deal? You may see that the environment around us changes every day. In some places, leaves change colors, water freezes, and rain clouds come and go. These are all part of nature. But there are other changes in the environment that are not natural! We cause them! And these changes are not good!…

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