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How to Choose the Best Prenatal Vitamin

This post was sponsored by Avion Pharmaceuticals and opinions are my own.     Prenatal vitamins play a vital role in a healthy pregnancy   I began taking prenatal vitamins before becoming pregnant, but for moms who have just found out that they’re pregnant, it’s important to begin taking a prenatal supplement as soon as you find out that you’re expecting. That’s why I’m so excited t ...[Read More]

Fruits and Veggies: Are Your Kids Getting Enough?

Fruits and Veggies: Are Your Kids Getting Enough?

Fruit and vegetable consumption in the United States is dropping to surprisingly low percentages, with only 14% of Americans eating enough fruits and vegetables every day. Even lower than this, less than 10% of children are eating the fruits and vegetables they need to be healthy and strong. Instead of getting discouraged by these statistics, focus on the positives of increasing kids’s fruit ...[Read More]

How to Be a Healthy Chocoholic

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All of us experience one food addiction or another. Chocolate happens to be one of the most loved, adored and craved food item. But as much as we love it we are usually worried about the weight that we keep putting on due our chocolate addiction. Since this is a difficulty faced by most of us, we are here to help you satisfy your love for chocolate in a healthy way. You might h ...[Read More]

Best Protein Bars for Women

Best Protein Bars for Women

What are the best protein bars for women?  As a busy woman, life can often feel like circus.  Between juggling work, family and the usual #momlife tasks like chores, carpools, and sports practice on repeat…  life can feel crazy.  For many women (myself included) we’re often so busy concentrating on everyone else, that we fail to take time meet our own needs…. e ...[Read More]

My Strong Mom

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hefty®. Whether you’re lifting weights, lifting kids, or lifting trash bags… there are many benefits to being an ULTRA STRONG mom!    My mom was and continues to be the strongest woman I know.  And after having kids of my own, I can finally appreciate what Mother’s Day means and why it’s so special to celebrate the strong moms in m ...[Read More]

Low FODMAP Diet: What to Eat and How to Eat It

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FODMAPs, an acronym referring to Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, are found in the foods we eat. These complex names refer to a collection of molecules found in food. Some people experience difficulty absorbing these molecules. Many doctors encourage women to try a Low FODMAP Diet to combat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptom. Common symptoms of IBS ...[Read More]

Healthy Frozen Fudge Pops

Healthy Frozen Fudge Pops

This post is sponsored by Glucerna but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. If you are one of the millions of people who has any form of insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, diabetes, or metabolic syndrome, you’re not alone. I have close family members who have pre-diabetes as well as type 2 diabetes, so I know from personal experience that maintaining balanced blood sugar levels ...[Read More]

Meal Planning Made Easy

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For some, meal planning is a struggle and big challenge, not because they don’t have an idea of what to cook, but because they feel they are too busy to do it. But if you make a habit to do the meal planning, it is not as hard as you think. You just need few ideas on how to get started.       Meal Planning Made Easy: 4 Simple Steps Meal Planning Made Easy Step 1: Spend a few m ...[Read More]

9 Outdoor Activities for Kids

9 Outdoor Activities for Kids Healthy kids are raised by healthy moms. As moms, we play a big role in our children’s choices and behaviors.  I’m always looking for healthy ways to keep my kids active, and to fuel their healthy lifestyles. Today’s post is sponsored by Stonyfield® Organic Kids®. Now that spring is here and it will be summer before we know it, we’re taking our activities (and sn ...[Read More]

10 Really Important Reasons to REDUCE Your Kid’s Sugar Intake Right Now

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I love holidays . . . and then I love when they are over! Every year my family indulges in desserts just a bit too much and some nasty habits creep into our diet. The result of too much processed sugar is usually a grumpy family with upset stomachs!     Sugar typically gets labeled as harmless fun for kids, but it is anything BUT that. Those empty calories contain loads of unwanted conse ...[Read More]