It was Saturday morning. My toddler son was finally down for a late-morning nap —after fussing, fussing for the better part of an hour­. My eyes had been glazing over as I was trying to soothe him and get him to sleep (he had been up at least three times last night—leaving me with little…

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What do athletes know about beauty, you might ask? Plenty. These women have trained their butts off to be the best in their respective sport-and know that they have to look good for the cameras too (particularly if they’re planning on being up on the dais to win a medal!). Here’s what some of these…

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You diligently take care of your skin morning and night…but it may not be enough if you live in one of the 10 cities ranked the “worst” for your skin by the website, dailyglow.com (below). But rather than getting depressed about where you live, or packing up and heading to a “healthier” city, follow these tips to…

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So, I was catching up on the New York Post this morning – and was amazed to come across this full page ad basically bashing Chipotle. Hmm…I thought. Chipotle has been doing extremely well and businesses like McDonald’s have been doing poorly, shutting down restaurants around the country and laying off employees. “Could McDonald’s be behind…

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I’m always looking for grab n’ go snacks that aren’t too high in calories or sugar, are gluten- and dairy-free & taste good. Enter Be In Your Element Organic Dipped Rice Cakes, which I picked up today in my local grocery store. While they have a lot of flavors (Strawberry ‘N’ Cream, Sweet Vanilla Orange, Sweet…

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There’s an undercurrent of anger and hate rising to the surface of our American society that is pervading our hearts, our families, and our country. As a mother of three young children, this anger and hate scares me. It’s keeping me up at night as I worry for my children and for our country. Churches…

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I love this chart highlighting the benefits of seeds. We’re not conditioned to think of seeds as a food here in America-but we should. (I personally love flax and chia seeds because they’re chockfull of omega-3s [I sprinkle them on my oatmeal every day] – and sesame seeds, which I sprinkle on my salads, because…

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I just booked an appointment with my midwife. No, I’m not having a baby – or planning on becoming pregnant – but this midwife  (Tina Alessi, CNM, in Morristown, New Jersey) provides many of the same services as an OB/GYN. In fact, she’s part of an established OB/GYN practice. She worked with me throughout my…

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Banana Chia Pods: This convenient snack only contains three! ingredients (which follows my simple, healthy eating philosophy): chia seeds, coconut milk, and real bananas. The banana definitely tastes fresh…and there are no added sugars! Plus, one container contains 259 milligrams of potassium-a mineral key for so many things like regulating blood pressure and keeping your…

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