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Do you suffer from SC?

Do you suffer from SC?

Ladies- Do you suffer from SC? Does someone you know suffer from SC? I am sure that yourself or someone you know suffers from SC. Do you even know what SC is? Let me paint the picture: You are at the gym. Working out like…

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#GimmeFive Challenge

#GimmeFive Challenge

In honor of the fifth anniversary of the LET’S MOVE campaign, Michelle Obama has issued a new challenge … #GimmeFive. Not only does she want to see high-fives trending to celebrate people making healthy choices but she is challenging all of us to come up…

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Fail To Plan, Plan to Fail

Fail To Plan, Plan to Fail

I know, we all hate to hear that right! But the truth is when it comes to food there’s no better way to put it. If we don’t plan ahead, most likely we’ll fail at reaching our goals.  How often have you come home from…

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Only 1% Of Kids Eat A Healthy Diet

Only 1% Of Kids Eat A Healthy Diet

So What Does A “Healthy Diet” For Kids Look Like? A recent study out of Northwestern University found that only 1% of kids over the age of 5 consumed a healthy diet regularly. Yikes. Looking around at my fellow parents, I am pretty sure that…

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Look, squirrel!  Living with Adult ADD

Look, squirrel! Living with Adult ADD

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, has been a hotly debated condition in children for decades.  Recently, ADHD has been reclassified to separate it into 3 specific types. Combined ADHD (the most common subtype), which involves symptoms of of both inattentiveness and hyperactivity/impulsivity Inattentive ADHD…

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5 Easy Ways to Practice Self Care

5 Easy Ways to Practice Self Care

Parents are on the front lines of caring for others all day, every day and without making self-care a priority, we can easily burn out.  When a parent hits burn out, the whole family suffers, so it’s crucial to make sure self-care happens. So often,…

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Step Away From The Sugary Drinks

Step Away From The Sugary Drinks

This week, Burger King announced that it will no longer display soda as a choice in kids’ meals, instead offering milk or 100% juice. While this is a huge win against restaurants plying kids with sugary drinks outside the home, most children are being given…

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Need a Restaurant Reboot? Visit Luna’s Living Kitchen

Need a Restaurant Reboot? Visit Luna’s Living Kitchen

Luna’s Living Kitchen … Perfect for a restaurant reboot.  Location: 2000 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203 (Atherton Mill in the South End) Website: www.lunaslivingkitchen.com Phone: (704) 333-0008 Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8:00am to 9:00pm, closed Sunday Interesting Facts for Newbies: Did you set a new…

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The 7 things necessary to my survival as a SAHM

The 7 things necessary to my survival as a SAHM

I spent two years working outside the home after my son was born. When I found out I was pregnant with my daughter, I transitioned to staying at home with the kids.  That is when I learned exactly what I needed to survive. These are…

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Worry Wart?  You’re more intelligent, we knew it all along.

Worry Wart? You’re more intelligent, we knew it all along.

Happy March, y’all! A new study was just released by Alexander Penney of Ontario’s Lakehead University and will soon be published in an upcoming edition of the journal Personality and Individual Differences.  This study used 126 students to determine how they handled and processed stress in their…

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