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Say Hello to Healthier Eating During the School Day

Many of us spend time and energy making sure that the food and drinks our kids have at home are healthy.  For example, after grocery shopping, I wash and cut up vegetables and fruit to have on hand throughout the … Continue reading

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“Sacrifices” during Pregnancy – totally worth it

There’s a lot of chatter lately about the sacrifices one is expected to make during pregnancy. The controversy stems from the new book, “Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong-and What You Really Need to Know” by Emily Oster. … Continue reading

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11 life hacks for taking care of yourself when you’ve got a baby

May 4 is Maternal Mental Health Day! I like to think of it as a day for us mothers to think about ways we can promote our own mental well-being. And Mother’s Day is on Sunday – a day to support and … Continue reading

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Holiday traditions. Can you have too much of a good thing?

Oh, the holidays. It seems the second the jack-o-lanterns hit the compost we gear up to deck the halls. A holly jolly season ripe for memory making. Today, TV and social media are full of ideas on the latest, greatest … Continue reading

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Invaluable support for parents of a premature baby

When my nephew *Charlie arrived several weeks early, everyone was surprised and a little bit anxious.  I vividly remember holding his tiny pink hand at the hospital.  My sister was thrilled when they could finally bring him home.  The support during … Continue reading

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