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How to Set Boundaries That Balance Your Life

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As a full time working, small business-owning mother to twin toddlers and a teenager, I’m often asked about how I achieve balance in my life. To be honest, many days I don’t. I crash and burn like the best of them and find myself collapsing into bed exhausted and terrified…

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5 Tips to Get and Stay Active

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When people find out that I work part time as a fitness instructor, they often ask me about the best activity to lose weight and get fit. The truth is, anyone can start an exercise program…, even really grueling programs that will help you drop weight quickly.  Sticking

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Green Drinks: Creating the Perfect Healthy Recipe

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I have never had green drinks before. There, I just admitted it. When I was asked if I would review the Blendtec blender, I knew this was my chance to try one. I have wanted to add more veggies to my diet… for awhile, and now is the time to 

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5 Top Tips for Teaching Kids about Healthy Eating

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Summer is an ideal time to teach children about health and wellness—between the unlimited outdoor activities, longer hours of sunlight, and bounties of fruits and veggies at your disposal, this is a great time of year to create healthy eating regimens before the back-to-school cafeteria foods and busy days …

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How to Help Your Sick Child Feel Better

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When my only daughter was only 7 years old, we started noticing that she was getting sick more often than not. When she would get a fever or a cold, it would last longer than our other kids. When she got a scratch or a bruise, it would take a…

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7 Foods to Fight Sickness This Winter

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There is a great deal of truth to the adage, “you are what you eat,” and while many people get flu shots each winter in an attempt to fend off sickness…, there are ways you can bolster up your immune system with food. Eating healthier isn’t just a way

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Stress Management: Easier and More Important Than You Think

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Is stress management needed in your marriage? Perhaps one of the oldest yet hardest-to-answer questions is who is more stressed: women or men? Between you and your husband, who would you say is more stressed? If you feel it is you, recent reports would agree. The American Psychological Association …reports

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Heart Health: Simple Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

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February is American Heart Month. Heart disease can affect anyone of us and it most likely will affect someone you know. Fortunately, by following a few simple steps we are now able to control and even prevent heart disease.

4 Ways to Help Your Heart
These easy-to-follow suggestions

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Exercise: How to Fit Fitness Into Your Day

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Let’s face it, we may have 24 hours in a day but by the time we tend to the kids, the house, the errands, and the career, there’s not much time or energy left for us, is there?
One thing I’ve heard countless times from other moms is how they…

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Health and Wellness: How to Model a Balanced Life for Your Kids

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September is right around the corner, which can mean busier schedules and more stress. But sending the kids back to school doesn’t mean you have to turn your back on the days of family fun and having balance in your daily life…. Feeling stressed is inevitable, but you can

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