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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   10,026 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 : 8 comments   19,557 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 : 2 comments   18,251 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:   : 317 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 Iíve found is actually quite the opposite.
Posted 12/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 17 comments   15,948 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 : 40 comments   72,643 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 : 25 comments   19,769 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 : 12 comments   12,122 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 : 41 comments   43,877 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 : 17 comments   17,982 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   15,734 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 : 72 comments   19,663 views
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Healthy Pizza with Pizzazz!

Here's how to make (or order) a healthier pizza that your whole family will love!
Posted 10/21/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 21 comments   32,720 views
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Healthy Teens Equal Smarter Teens

Studies on adults have shown metabolic syndrome is associated with brain changes in adults. New research shows the same effects on the teenage brain.
Posted 10/9/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 6 comments   14,951 views
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How to Squeeze in Exercise as a Busy Mom

We all know that exercise is important for our health, but who has the time? Try these tips to fit some fitness into your busy day.
Posted 10/7/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 8 comments   22,317 views
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