All Blog Posts Tagged 'health' (416)

Zen and the art of sleeping alone

When I wake up in the morning, it is usually to the brief beeping of an alarm, a steady (and desperate purring) or a little face next to mine asking me for pancakes. In all of these instances, my husband is still asleep.

I've always been a light sleeper. To this day, my husband reminds me of the time I woke up to the…

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Added by Lauren Markman on April 23, 2014 at 6:45am — No Comments

White Matcha Tea Review and Benefits

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

Matcha White Tea. Have you heard of this. I had heard of the green matcha tea from my mom who is my go to health and everything amazing guru. But white, she even looked at me puzzled when I told her about…

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Added by Hope Brissette on April 10, 2014 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Is Tap Water Safe?

Traces of at least 18 potentially, hazardous pollutants were found in more than one-third of U.S. water utilities during a nationwide sampling, as noted in a report by Environmental Health News (EHN).  So, the question to ask is, "Is tap water safe to…

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Added by Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner on April 7, 2014 at 2:58pm — No Comments

In (his) sickness and in (her) health

My husband and I have been together for a long time. I like that about us. I like having this mental database on him - things he likes, things he doesn't like, shared memories and even memories that he thinks are his but are really mine. I even like it when I learn something new about him, because it is usually such a wonderful surprise. (Seriously, honey? You like Indian food? When did that happen?)…

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Added by Lauren Markman on April 2, 2014 at 6:49am — 2 Comments

Are You Stressing Your Kids Out?

This content originally appeared on www.playdatesonfridays.com.

Two travel soccer leagues, piano, gymnastics, horseback, theater and various school activities.   And sometimes a lacrosse clinic. Or basketball. Or we may take a cooking class some place.

Sometimes when I write it all down, it freaks me out a bit, and I ask myself, “Are we doing too much? Do my kids have enough time to play, or breathe?”

And then I…

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Added by Whitney Fleming on March 21, 2014 at 7:58am — 3 Comments

Who needs BuzzFeed when you have BuzzBrain?

I am awake and getting ready for my day.

Only, I am not just getting ready for my day. I am thinking about a project at work, and if my son has any homework he needs to bring in, and if we are out of milk, and what today's blog post will be about, and the fact I can't seem to catch up on my podcast, and did I…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 18, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

When Too Much Is Too Much

I started to let my anxiety and low self-esteem take over my mind this morning.  I really didn't want to feel that way so I fought to keep these emotions at bay and I fought hard.  It's been 3 hours now and, so far so good.  What did I do?  Let's see...

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Added by Ann Harrison on March 14, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Breastfeeding is hard. And wonderful. And hard.

I made a promise to my son when he was born: I promised that I would breastfeed him for a year. It was one of the hardest promises I've ever kept.

But I am so glad that I did it.

Before I made that promise, I read up on breastfeeding, I asked mommy friends about it and I had lengthy discussions with my…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 14, 2014 at 6:13am — No Comments

The Kidney Sellers - A Journey of Discovery in Iran by Sigrid Fry-Revere

New Release

One womans thought provoking journey of discovery.

KIDNEY SELLERS

Not long after finishing her doctorate in philosophy (specializing in patient-care ethics), the author discovered that her 10 month old son had kidney cancer, the kidney was removed, but she was warned his other kidney would have to be monitored, and he might…

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Added by Susan Keefe on March 13, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments

What are You Feeding Your Kids?

Americans are failing to read food labels properly. Today I examined some popular "healthy" foods marketed to our children and revealed the truth about what is really in them. Visit this link and share if you want to know what American children are eating today.…

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Added by Cascia on March 12, 2014 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Postpartum depression is badly named

I am one of those women who tells mothers-to-be about about all the wonderful things to look forward to in their pregnancies. You won't hear any horror stories from me about childbirth. Funny? Yes. Mundane? Sure. But not scary. (There's no need to scare pregnant women, people, they have enough worries/fears already zipping through their heads.)

But there is one area where I am always serious. And that is about postpartum depression. This is because most people don't understand what it…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Bedtimes for everyone

My bedtime is 10 pm.



This is self-imposed, of course. I am a (mostly) fully-functioning adult. And I also recognize that if I don't go to bed at that time, then I will be extra groggy at 5:15 when the cat/alarm/cat alarm wakes me the next morning.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 11, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments

Keep up the good work, moms and dads!

My husband and I played tag this weekend with our son and niece. Playing tag as an adult is completely different than how you remember it. For starters, a big chunk of the fun is watching children react when they realize you are chasing them: They fall down in fits of giggles, try to direct you to tag someone else and even run toward you just to become "it" next. I also learned that my husband still tries to chase after me, which after…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 5, 2014 at 6:14am — No Comments

Snow, snow and more snow!

This first snowfall a couple of months ago looks almost silly at this point!

I wrote this a few weeks ago but only got around posting today...



Today the snow fell…

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Added by Lisa Lori on February 19, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments

Food is always on my mind

The amazing Marcia Fowler who runs Busy Moms Write was kind enough to ask me how my 100 recipe challenge was going. (She is very considerate that way.)

The truth is that it is…

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Added by Lauren Markman on February 19, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Want to fight childhood obesity? Start earlier than you think

My son is at that awkwardly perfect age where he is honest about other people's appearances. "Look, Mommy! That man is short," or "Why is that woman covered in wrinkles?" or "That person is fat!" have all been uttered by him at a decibel level usually reserved for jackhammers.

We try to mitigate this at home by celebrating people's difference. We focus on the differences…

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Added by Lauren Markman on February 18, 2014 at 6:33am — 2 Comments

The Importance of Fathers in Their Children’s Lives

If you knew there was one thing our nation could do to improve every area of a child’s development, would you be in support of that one thing? Research shows children that have involvement from both a father and mother perform better in all developmental areas. Children need their fathers to be involved. For far too long, our country has seen fathers at best as an add-on to what mothers provide for children and in some cases fatherhood has been discounted altogether.

Families First,…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on February 14, 2014 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Essential Oils! How they can help you!

l love essential oils and I have used them for years! However, there are so many and so many ways to use them! Here is my go-to list and how they have helped me over the years!

Check it out!…

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Added by Lisa M on February 10, 2014 at 11:41am — No Comments

Go nuts, Moms

If you haven't been paying attention, I love peanut butter. I cannot quite describe my love of peanut butter accurately, but let me just say that if I was positive my husband wouldn't look at me funny, I would eat it straight from the jar with a spoon in front of him. (I may or may not have done this outside of his eyesight; I'm not…

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Added by Lauren Markman on February 4, 2014 at 6:26am — No Comments

Why are Artificial Food Colors and Dyes Banned in Europe but NOT in the U.S.???

I'm a big advocate of eliminating artificial colors (aka food dyes) from our children's diet. Why? Well, it's because I have first hand experience with the negative effects on my two sons' behavior and attention span. It started when my oldest son was only two years old. I noticed how he would go from cooperative and having an active (i.e. busy but not atypical for a 2 year old child) behavior, to bizarrely defiant and hyperkinetic behavior for the next two or three…

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Added by Vanessa Rouse on January 28, 2014 at 4:43pm — No Comments

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