Reach Your Goals in 2016

Happy New Year! Oh boy, 2016 is upon us and that means many of us are setting Resolutions. I love a blank slate and a new goal but there is a lot of information “noise” out there this time of year with regards to improving your health, losing ten pounds…

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50 Stocking Stuffers that Won’t Ruin Your Health

Here we are . . . just a few days away from the day around which the kid calendar revolves: Christmas. I’ve purchased all but three gifts (well really five, but two have to wait) and then there’s stockings. I usually do one of two things with stockings: over purchase…

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4 Tips for a High Quality Before School Breakfast

A recent study, conducted by Cardiff University in Great Britain, revealed a positive link between consumption of a quality breakfast and improved educational outcomes. What does that mean? Children who ate high quality breakfasts did better in school than those who ate poor quality breakfasts. Why does is have to…

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Shopping, Thinking, Gluten Free, Breastfeeding and Forgetting Stuff

I have recently been mulling over whether or not I wasted a lot of time, effort and money is pursuing my second degree/Dietetics Verification Statement. Why? Because I am about to have baby number four and this has forced me to postpone applying for the required internship. This makes me:…

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Christmas Candies for Special Diets (Dye Free, GF, CF, etc.)

I am in the middle of writing four articles; one is a food dye article requiring extensive research. While researching items to help families trying to eliminate food dyes from their diets I came across some really interesting finds. I tend to check Amazon first for things I want or…

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