Playing Golf Without Hurting Your Back

Playing Golf Without Hurting Your Back Dr. Daniel Green, orthopedic surgeon from Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC, sharing some of his expert advice on Sports Medicine and what to expect when your daughter starts playing after school sports. We’ll be bringing you a variety of questions and answers he…

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Cooking with your kids: Get in the Kitchen and Cook

Cooking with your kids 3 Reasons to Cook With Your Kids 1. Cooking Kids are Less Picky. Many parents know the stress of picky eaters. Some won’t eat broccoli because it looks like a tree, others won’t try new foods because they dislike textures. When kids help to prepare foods, they are more…

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Unplug, just enough

Meet two entrepreneurial women who found a solution to a common problem. And it’s fashionable! Unplug, Just Enough We live an always-on life, bombarded by constant digital distractions.  Wouldn’t it be refreshing to put your phone away and fully engage at work, at home, with friends—or recharge your own batteries every…

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Teenagers and sleep

Teenagers and Sleep- they need more than you think Teenagers don’t get enough sleep, and the consequences can be harmful, says Nyack Hospital sleep medicine specialist Anita Bhola, M.D. Parents can help their teens understand the importance of good sleep habits, and how to carve out time from their busy…

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DIY Jelly Beans Craft Ideas

DIY Jelly Beans Craft Ideas  Check out some DIY jelly bean crafts below! Get creative, have fun and you get to eat your creations when you’re done. As long as there’s not glue or paint added! Edible Jelly Bean bracelet!   Make a Jelly Bean candle! So, yum-tastic!   Make…

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Dairy Foods: Stronger Than The Alternative For Growing Kids

Dairy Foods: Stronger Than The Alternative For Growing Kids Health Organizations and Powerful Body of Research Affirm Dairy Foods Are Important Source of Calcium and Vitamin D By the time many children reach kindergarten they consume fewer nutrient-rich dairy foods than recommended by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Further magnifying…

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10 Questions no Mom likes to hear

The 10 Questions No Mom likes to Hear While being bombarded daily with small-talk questions about children and parenting may be an inescapable side effect of motherhood, there are certain questions that no mom wants to hear. From too personal to downright rude, there are some things that no mom should…

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Broccoli Fritters Recipe with Parmesan cheese

In this broccoli fritters recipe there’s a lot of broccoli and very little pancake. The broccoli is not grated or pureed, but left in small, recognizable bits that are bound lightly, faintly, to their batter of egg, parmesan and flour. And when you cook them right — that is, to…

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Taking Care of Yourself by Getting a Deal

Save with Overstock coupon codes How much have you given to yourself lately? I mean, it‘s not a misconception that when children come into your life, you give all of yourself to your little ones. Food, clothing, diapers, school supplies, college savings, etc. – every piece of your paycheck goes…

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7 “Help me lose weight” myths

Pew Research Center reports that one-third of all adult internet users resort to the internet for weight control information. Moreover, female internet users were about twice as likely as men to browse internet for weight loss tips. Although internet provides an easy access to hard-to-find information, one must be careful…

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What Diet Soda Does to Belly Fat

More evidence that what diet soda does to contribute to weight gain, not weight loss A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that people who drank diet soda gained almost triple the abdominal fat over nine years as those who didn’t drink diet soda. The study analyzed data…

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Accidental Food Inventions

Accidental Food Inventions Great ideas that came from mistakes! Sandwiches One day in the 1700s, the Earl of Sandwich was so busy gambling, he did not want to go to eat. Therefore, he ordered some food to be piled between two slices of bread, which he ate while gambling. The…

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How to Ask a Boy Out

Crushing on the class cutie? This is the 21st century – don’t wait for him to ask you out! Asking a boy out makes you seem confident, cool, and collected, and while it may seem nerve-racking at first, but it’s no sweat with these simple tips. 1. Find the right…

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Love this Easy Lasagna Recipe

Easy Lasagna Recipe Check out this super easy recipe to make the most delicious lasagna. This lasagna recipe is a lot easier than most. We might be taking some shortcuts, but that does not take away from the great taste! Be sure to get a parent’s permission and supervision before…

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Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Easy Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe If there’s one dish guaranteed to be on every Indian restaurant menu, it’s chicken tikka masala, which is composed of grilled chunks of chicken enveloped in a creamy spiced tomato sauce. What’s behind this simple dish’s tremendous popularity? “Tomato sauce has universal appeal. When the…

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What Makes Children Enjoy Reading

What Makes Children Enjoy Reading Scholastic the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today released results from the fifth edition of the Kids & Family Reading Report™, a biannual national survey of children ages 6–17 and their parents exploring their attitudes and behaviors around how to enjoy reading. Key findings reveal predictors of reading…

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Irish Rosie’s Irish Soda Bread

Irish Rosie’s Irish Soda Bread My husbands Irish grandmother was also named Rosie so I’ve often wondered if this was her recipe. I found it on the web and made it for the past few St. Patrick’s Days and it’s absolutely delicious. Very moist, soft, not dry, with a touch…

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Strawberry and Cream Biscuits

Strawberry and Cream Biscuits Last year, I shared a cake in which strawberries would ideally almost melt into the batter, leaving jammy puddles in their wake. Needless to say, that inspired these. What I learned from the comments is that baked goods like this — where you want the strawberries to…

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Teen Author Aija Mayrock’s Survival Guide to Bullying

Teen Author Aija Mayrock’s Survival Guide to Bullying Revised Scholastic Edition to Be Published in July 2015 Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, has acquired North American rights to 19-year-old Aija Mayrock’s self-published ebook, The Survival Guide to Bullying. The revised Scholastic edition (The Survival Guide to…

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The healthy french fry. Really?

A healthy french fry Make sense to go to Burger King to get “healthy” food, or should fast food stick with their “unhealthy” fast food?  Not sure I’d go to one of these places expecting to get a “healthy” meal. Well that is about to change, maybe….. Everyone seems pretty…

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Make a Door Organizer

Make a door organizer Want to keep your easily misplaced things organized in a convenient way? Make a door organizer that will help you stay organized! You will need: – a small cardboard box, such as an empty mini cereal box – wrapping or scrapbook paper – ribbon, yarn, or…

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Erma Klatt: 84 And Still Volunteering

84 and still volunteering Most of her students simply know Erma Klatt as “grandma.” Eighty-four-year-old Klatt has spent her life volunteering. She is currently a volunteer for the Foster Grandparent Program at Big Sky Elementary in Billings, Mont., where she spends three days a week teaching second grade special needs…

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The actually HEALTHY foods to eat

I don’t understand why, or to whom has been the one ringleading everyone to believing that certain foods are good for you, and leaving out the actual good foods. Whoever they are, they are dumb because if people knew these secrets then the whole world(not kidding) would be happy and…

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