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Active Childhoods Carry Over

Active Childhoods Carry Over

[caption id="attachment_49471" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left, me (looking radical), my brother, my mom, and my sister enjoying a camping trip back in the 90s.[/caption] ...

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This Week

Nutrient-Rich Foods

While taste drives most food choices, eating nutrient-rich foods that provide the most nutrition per calorie is one of the best ways to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As part of the 2014 National Nutrition Month® theme, Registered Dietitians, like…

07 Mar 9:00 AM 0 Read More...

The Tale of Two Husbands

2009 was a significant turning point for my family. My husband and I had been married for three years and we had two little girls already. We’d just moved (again) for a work opportunity with my career, and while that was great for me, my husband was continuing to…

06 Mar 8:30 PM 2 Read More...

'Healthy' Pop

Can it be true?

I really am starting to believe it.

Let me introduce you to my new best friend.  Seriously, we meet each afternoon when I sit down to hang with my computer.  

Zevia.

The soda boasts No Sugar, No Artificial Sweeteners, ZERO CALORIES, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten…

05 Mar 9:00 AM 2 Read More...

My 100 + Pound Transformation

I remember always being different than everyone else when I was growing up.  It wasn’t until I was 8 years old that I knew what that difference was.

The first time they made fun of me for my weight – came in 3rd grade.  My mom had just…

27 Feb 9:00 AM 6 Read More...

The Selfie.

I recently watched a great Youtube video created by Dove United States entitled, “Selfie.” Check it out and then read on.
 
What an incredible challenge to women and girls of all ages to embrace who they are…

25 Feb 2:30 PM 0 Read More...

Being Active When It's 2 Degrees Outside

I came home from work the other day to a bittersweet sight: my wife was cleaning the house, and not just doing a couple chores, but deep-cleaning everything. A swirling tide of emotions swept over me. It started with happiness (oh cool, the house will be clean!), followed by…

21 Feb 9:00 AM 0 Read More...
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