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Dental Health Questions Answered… and a Giveaway!

Dental Health Questions Answered… and a Giveaway!

We mamas are always trying to wrap our brains around dental health. When should our little ones see the dentist for the first time? What is the best way to instill good dental habits? I recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Gerry Curatola, D.D.S., about some of the most common dental health questions. Take [...]

FIT4MOM Stroller Strides Instructor Interview

FIT4MOM Stroller Strides Instructor Interview

When my neighbor first suggested I join her Stroller Strides group, I chuckled. My preconceived notion was that it would be a group of power walking mamas, talking as we pushed our strollers. I was SO wrong. Stroller Strides has become a whole lifestyle change for me. The mama community of our group has been [...]

You Can Always Go Further

You Can Always Go Further

You can always go further than you think you can! (Especially with the right motivation) When I was nine years old, I remember attending a gymnastics camp and I remember the head coach had a motto, “You can always go further than you think you can!” We repeated it over and over, and to this [...]

5 Rules for Respecting my Body

5 Rules for Respecting my Body

Every parent my husband and I admire agrees that the key to successful discipline is having a few rules that are very clear and are consistently enforced. So I made a set of rules for myself that I hope will set me on the path to passing on a healthy body image to my daughter. [...]

The Coolest Things About Breastfeeding

The Coolest Things About Breastfeeding

Let’s face it, breastfeeding is hard! It’s not always fun and sometimes it hurts and it certainly is not always easy. But is it worth it? That answer, of course, will vary from mama to mama. Many mothers cannot breastfeed for a number of reasons, but for a mother who is willing and able to [...]

Our Long Awaited Allergy Diagnosis

Our Long Awaited Allergy Diagnosis

When Little Man was about 18 months old, his father was concerned about his watery eyes. Given his history with blocked tear ducts and a perpetual case of the sniffles, I was not concerned, but agreed to let his father take him to see an allergist. After the insurance debacle of referrals and finding a [...]

The Best Times of Day to Rehydrate

The Best Times of Day to Rehydrate

Water is my main drink and I try to follow the “rule” of drinking half your body weight in ounces each day. I also try to chug a bit more down because I often work out and I’m also nursing my daughter. Drinking when you can and as much as you can is important. But [...]