Category Archives: Family

Couples ‘Teething’ Into Parenthood: Tips for the Transition

Nothing can be more stressful on the health of a marriage than transitioning to parenthood. For example, right now, I am listening to my kids fighting upstairs while my husband is left to fend for himself. He’s okay… I’m REALLY … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution! Be as fit as you can be at the weight you are at.

New Year’s resolution!  ‘Be as fit as you can be at the weight you are at’- because there is such a thing as a healthy overweight person.   Thought this before?  I wish I were the weight when I was … Continue reading

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Overeating on Thanksgiving Can Help You Lose Weight!

        If you are on a pilgrimage this season to lose weight and your hoping that the turkey’s tryptophan will knock you out- before the desserts are served-don’t worry.   In fact Thanksgiving day indulging will not … Continue reading

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Pass the Salt and Your Thoughts on Happiness, Please

Tonight for dinner I am serving spaghetti, broccoli, and the topic ‘forgiveness.’  Sunday dinnertime has been coined at my house as “Self-Actualizing Sunday.”  What is “Self- Actualizing Sunday” you might ask? Well it is inspired by the psychological theory of Self- Actualization, made famous … Continue reading

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A Day At the Park Leads to Smarter Kids

Does this sound familiar? I walk into my kitchen and there sits three  kids with eyes fixated on their Kindle Fire,  I Pad and Nintendo DS. There is a dust  silhouette of each child’s body because they have  not moved … Continue reading

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