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Buffalo Roasted Chickpeas

This recipe is quick, easy, and contains only 3 ingredients! Beans are a super food. They are rich in protein, fiber, and antioxidants. According to some, they … [Read More...]

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I was talking to a friend of mine the other day and she was relaying the struggles that she's had with her daughter and potty training. After a more detailed explanation of everything under the sun that she has tried, she said "You know I get that this is just her ‘thing’, every kid has something that is a challenge and this is hers." I've thought about that a lot … [Read More...]

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13 Tips for Dealing With Picky Eaters

As moms, we all have those (dirty) little secrets that we only share with our closest mom friends, or after we have had one too many glasses of wine. Well, I have decided to come clean with mine.  I am obsessed with nutrition and eating healthy. And that is why one of my secrets (other than how often I really bathe my kids) is so distressing to me. My son, who is … [Read More...]

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Hotdogs and Hell – The Dinner Time Horror

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What “Bad Moms” Taught Me About Our Need To Be Good

While watching Bad Moms there were times when I cackled with glee and scenes when I dabbed my eyes. Was it the greatest movie of all time? No, but it resonated with me deeply. Mila Kunis leads a rebel group of moms who decide to stop trying so hard to be perfect. They ditch PTA meetings, bring store-bought cookies to the bake sale, and get drunk on weeknights. There are … [Read More...]

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8 Simple Rules For a Safe Pregnancy Workout

When it comes to working out, it's natural for pregnant moms to have questions and concerns. Don't sweat it! With these eight simple rules for hitting the gym, you can save the perspiration for your sports bra and enjoy being active even when you're expecting. Rule 1: Talk to Your Doctor Always check with your healthcare provider before beginning an exercise … [Read More...]