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Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

Although eliminating fattening foods is a key strategy in weight loss, you must replace these foods with healthy snacks. Fortunately, many low-fat and nonfat foods also feature high vitamin, mineral and fiber content, which can help you battle the bulge, give you energy and fill you up between meals. Keep healthy snacks available at home and work so that you feel less tempted by junk food, fast food and other convenience-food options.

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A Matter of Life: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Motherhood can be a dream. Nothing compares to welcoming your own children into the world, to watching them take their first steps, to hearing their first words, to seeing them make friends, go to school, graduate, begin their careers, start families of their own... Motherhood can also be a nightmare. Nothing is more agonizing than…

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Feeding Kids’ Curiosity at Home

When my kids were little, summers were tough enough balancing summer camps and fights over the same toys surrounded by a floor littered with plenty of choices. “Mom, that’s mine.” “Mom, she won’t share.” With the amount of time parents and kids have spent at home over the last year in the midst of pandemic…

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Is It A Cold Or Allergies?

“Tissue mommy! I need a tissue!!” Your child comes running at you, with double-barreled boogies from both nostrils. Ugh. It’s definitely that time of the year! But, come late winter/early spring, it can be tough to know if it’s due to a cold, or allergies. Which is why I’m always being asked by moms around…