5 Healthy After-School Snacks

Kids love their after-school snacks. If your kids are like mine, they come home from school and head right to the refrigerator for an after-school snack. Despite eating breakfast, lunch AND a snack, somehow they’re (apparently) famished. After-school snacks can tide...

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7 Breastfeeding Myths

Breastfeeding is one of the most frequent talked about topics for new moms. Despite all of the information available, there are so many ideas breastfeeding moms think are true but are actually myths. Let’s face it: when you become a new mom, you’re...

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5 Best Foods For Healthy Eyes

With back to school season upon us, there’s a lot of planning and shopping to do but what many parents forget is making sure their kids’ eyes are healthy before they step back into the classroom. An eye exam is a good first start because it will detect vision problems...

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5 Real Reasons Moms Stop Breastfeeding

When I was pregnant with my first child, I didn’t give much thought to whether I would breastfeed or not. Yet amidst all the parenting books and information I read when I was pregnant, I came across a fact sheet and learned about all the amazing benefits of...

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7 Worst Foods For School Lunch

*This post contains affiliate links.* Do you dread packing school lunch? I sure do. I want to make sure my kids get enough protein, fruits and vegetables and healthy fats every day in their lunch bags but packing whole foods instead of packaged snacks takes time and...

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7 Superfoods For Breastfeeding Moms

When I was breastfeeding my babies, I was constantly hungry because I was burning some major calories, much like I would after working out at the gym. In fact, experts say moms who are exclusively breastfeeding need between 300 and 500 extra calories a day. When you...

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5 Ways To Make Ice Cream Healthy

Ice cream is the quintessential summertime treat for kids and on a hot summer day, there's nothing like it. Our family has a farm nearby that sells the most delicious ice cream I've ever had and we frequently go throughout the summer. We also have an ice cream shop...

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6 Tips To Help Moms Stop Emotional Eating

I eat healthy and exercise but I’ll admit it: I’m an emotional eater. When my kids have a meltdown, ask “mommy…can I….fill in the blank?” for the hundredth time that day, or when I’m worried about something else in my life, my cortisol ramps up and I head into the...

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