Chocolate Bark- No Recipe Required

Chocolate bark is the easiest (and prettiest) gift you can make, and there are no rules — and no recipe required.  When it comes to candy making, there’s nothing simpler or more satisfying than chocolate bark. There’s no fiddling with wayward candy thermometers, stirring until your arm cramps, or boiling…

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Get More Out of Your Workout

Get More Out of Your Workout Interval training may help you get more out of your exercise routine. It’s a way to exercise by switching back and forth from short bursts of intense activity to periods of lighter activity. You can incorporate interval training into a wide range of activities,…

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The Mom and Daughter Exercise Routine

Did you know that one in three children in America are overweight or obese by the time they’re eleven? A frightening thought, especially considering that the bulging waistline trend seems to be on the rise, and weight issues are one of the biggest problems when it comes to children’s health.…

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How to Stop Bedwetting

Bedwetting is the involuntary passage of urine at night. With millions of bedwetters, it’s important to note that no one wets the bed on purpose. Bedwetting happens by accident. It happens because the brain bladder communication has either not been fully established (bedwetting children and teenage bedwetting) or the communication…

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Having Body Confidence

Body Confidence Everywhere you turn, someone is talking about how girls should have more body confidence. Despite all the hype about being confident, it is difficult to be happy with ourselves when every magazine we see features super-unhealthy models and has two-page articles on how to be unhealthily thin. It makes…

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Helping your Child Overcome Anxiety in School

Let your children know you care. If your child is anxious about school, send personal notes in the lunch box or book bag. Reinforce the ability to cope. Children absorb their parent’s anxiety, so model optimism and confidence for your child. Let your child know that it is natural to…

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New Mom Money Saving Tips

As a new mom you have a lot to get to grips with and even more to look forward to. There are a lot of new things to experience but there are also a number of anxieties that relate to your impending arrival and so the last thing you want…

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8 satisfying secrets of being happy

Adding these simple habits to your day may help boost happiness Some people always seem to be cheerful and upbeat. So what’s their secret? Turns out, it isn’t having loads of money or a perfect body, home or job. Instead, happy people tend to make time for healthy, fulfilling and…

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5 Coolest Mani-Pedis to Do Yourself

Cool and Unique Mani-Pedis An awesome mani-pedi is a great gift to give yourself anytime or a great activity to do with your daughter! Here’s some fun ideas to get your creativity flowing. Perfect to do on a rainy day or anytime when you are stuck indoors too! You both…

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The Importance of the Flu Vaccine

Now that we are deep into the winter months, this unfortunately brings with it the likelihood of an increase in the number of influenza outbreaks across the country. In fact, research shows that flu cases are most common in January and February, so we hope that you took the time…

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WARNING! These 10 Foods Are Terrible For Your Child’s Body

Raising a happy and healthy child is the goal for mothers everywhere, and yet in today’s age it is getting harder and harder to do that. We are constantly battling distractions like smart phones and tablets and just trying to encourage our kids to get up and get outside and…

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Guide to Maintaining Friendships

We came across a short video about making and maintaining friendships. It’s not just texting and online communication. It’s about actually making a live connection. We sometimes forget how important a conversation really is. Take a look! Worth a few minutes of your time to watch. Need more advice on…

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How Blossoming in Spring Affects Our Health

It’s scientifically proven that the changes of the seasons influence our mood as well as our bodies. And while most of us are looking forward to more sunshine, clear blue skies and warmer weather after cold and dark winter, spring too, unfortunately has its drawbacks. While many will be happy…

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Makeovers for Fall / Winter Dinner Recipes

Makeovers for Fall /Winter Dinner Recipes It’s so easy in Spring and Summer to grill some meat on the barbeque, steam some corn, and put together a nice salad of greens and dinner is served. But for Fall and Winter dinner recipes it’s much more difficult. Once fall comes around,…

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10 Gluten Free Holiday Recipes

Happy holidays! Have a cookie. Or a slice of cake. Maybe you’d like some pie for dessert? How about some buttery dinner rolls with that turkey? That’s just a partial list of the mouthwatering holiday treats you can’t enjoy on a gluten-free diet. You might want to try some of these gluten…

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20 3-Ingredient Healthy Snack Recipes For Everyone

Now you really have no excuses! Here’s a few healthy snack recipes to check out! Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bites, Paleo Pancakes, Pumpkin Cookies, Almond Butter Granola Bars, Frozen Yogurt Bark, 3 Ingredient Rice Krispy Treats, to name a few. Mouth watering yet? Up your healthy eating game with these healthy…

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8 Ways that ‘Eating Clean’ Becomes an Eating Disorder?

Orthorexia is defined as an obsession with healthy foods. In the age of raw food diets and Instagramming each of your meals as you #eatclean, it’s becoming increasingly common—and dangerous eating disorder. For years I have lived asking myself these questions: Have you thought about your food? Have you thought…

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Teens and Social Media: 6 Tips to Stay Safe

Make Your Teen Social Sites Smart! With more kids wanting to socialize with their phones and on their tablets to stay connected with their classmates and friends during the week and on weekends, it’s time to make them know how to stay safe. The summer season also gives them the opportunity to…

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