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Are Your Kids Making You Fat?

Are your kids putting your healthy lifestyle on the back burner? Here's how to make your nutrition and fitness more of a priority as a parent.
Posted 10/23/2018  10:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 53 comments   36,488 views
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10 of the Best and Worst Cereals

Learn how to ignore the catchy claims on the front of the cereal box and follow the "rule of five" to make your next bowl of cereal the healthiest one possible.
Posted 5/11/2017  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 247 comments   955,449 views
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Are Your Fears and Self-Criticisms Holding You Back?

Negative self-talk is a bad habit for many of us, but what happens when it starts influencing those we love most or keeping us from achieving greatness?
Posted 5/5/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 75 comments   28,005 views
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Balance Work and Life with Tips from the 'Mom Boss'

Nicole Feliciano, author and founder and CEO of Momtrends, gives us her best tips and tricks for discovering your own inner 'Mom Boss.'
Posted 3/20/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 0 comments   26,832 views
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Is Your Baby Destined to be Fat? Start Mindful Eating at an Early Age

It's never too early to start fostering healthy eating habits. Some recent research has found that adopting mindful practices as early as infancy can have dramatic effects.
Posted 4/13/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 10 comments   25,654 views
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12 Recipes for Little Chefs in Training

Grab some little helpers and get started with one of these 12 tasty, healthy and kid-approved recipes. Bon appetit!
Posted 9/8/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 9 comments   30,828 views
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Why the Next Best Alternative to Breast Milk Is Dairy Goat Formula

Breast milk is best, but if you want to try formula feeding, have you thought of goat's milk formula? Learn more about the benefits of this type of milk for growing babies.
Posted 1/2/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 1,831 views
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Please Stop Feeding My Kids Junk Food

I always assumed that school would be a place that would support my healthy eating efforts. What I’ve found is actually quite the opposite.
Posted 12/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 32 comments   25,990 views
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Why All Kids Need Recess

Reading, writing, 'rithmetic... and recess? According to experts, recess isn't a perk--it's a necessary part of the schoolday. Find out why more kids are losing their recess access
Posted 2/27/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 52 comments   88,750 views
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Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes: Help Your Children Embrace Theirs

Today, there is not one model of "family." Here's how to teach our kids to love and appreciate their own families in today's diverse society.
Posted 1/25/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 29 comments   27,401 views
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How to Help Children Deal When Tragedy Strikes

In explaining tragedy to children, parents face a difficult task. There is no single right thing to say, and you cannot predict reactions. You can love, communicate, and protect...
Posted 12/17/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   15,798 views
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How Important is Strength Training for Kids?

There is growing evidence that strength training is very beneficial for children and could be an important part of their exercise routine.
Posted 12/7/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 54 comments   67,991 views
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5 Easy Ways to Show Kids How to be Thankful

Teaching gratitude can happen all year; however, the holidays quickly can prove whether the lessons have been a success. Here are easy some ways to teach and show gratitude.
Posted 12/5/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 19 comments   21,865 views
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Healthy Flying Tips for Families

Will you be flying to visit loved ones this holiday season? Here's how to keep your whole family happy and healthy along the way.
Posted 11/4/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 13 comments   19,425 views
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Stop Apologizing for Being Different

Instead of being proud of paving my own path, recently I've started apologizing for it. It's time for me to stop being sorry and start embracing my differences.
Posted 10/23/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 74 comments   25,982 views
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