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Posts Tagged ‘family’

5 Ways to Get Back to Who You Were Pre-Pandemic


I have been feeling so great lately! I really enjoy the summertime and this year it seems to be even more special now that everyday life is becoming much more like we know it should be. Having some of the simple pleasures that we missed last year be within reach again feels liberating and exciting—almost…

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Dear Mom, I Love You

Moms and mother figures are so important in helping us become the people we are, so for Mother’s Day, I want to honor all the amazing things moms do. Mothers give life, teach lessons, and help their children learn to create healthy bonds. Most of the time, they are the health warriors for their families,…

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Don’t Let Sleep Deprivation Make You The Family Scrooge!

If you’re just joining us for the Sleep Hygiene Challenge, I’d like to strongly encourage you to go back and print my blog and answer the sleep assessment questions to help determine what might be keeping you awake. Now that you’ve done the sleep assessment, you’re ready to start making corrections and begin enjoying restful…

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The Sleep Hygiene Challenge

Sleep is a cornerstone of long-term brain health and vibrant energy. It also plays a surprising part in weight control. Many studies have shown that chronic failure to get enough sleep increases the risk of being overweight or obese. You should get at least seven hours of sleep per night, that is why I want…

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Summertime Snacks: Fun, Healthy & Great For Kids

A lot of parents ask me for help on how to get their kids to eat healthy. My answer? Get your kids involved in the meal preparation process. Have them help you create their healthy snacks and before you know it, they’ll be doing it on their own. The easiest place to start is with…

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Eating for 2: What Expecting Mothers Need to Know


Love, marriage, and a baby carriage. Ahhh, there’s nothing like it. For the baby’s brain development during pregnancy, some mothers will talk to their baby in a gentle and loving manner. Some mothers will place headphones on their belly while classical music is playing. Some mothers will practice Yoga to reduce stress and keep the…

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Give Mom a Priceless Gift!


Have you been shopping yet for a Mother’s Day gift? What are you thinking about? A new sweater, a piece of jewelry, a big bouquet of flowers or a traditional box of chocolates? What about a gift that would really make a difference in her life? You could give her an experience that can help…

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Four Fabulous Health Perks Of Fatherhood

Dads have a lot to celebrate on Father’s Day. And as they open their presents this year, they may also want to thank their kids for some marvelous health benefits. According to the latest research, fatherhood helps men lead longer and healthier lives. Here are four wonderful ways that being a dad can boost physical…

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