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Kid-Friendly Whole Grain Recipes

Whole grains are an important of a healthy diet, but unfortunately are lacking in many of our kitchens today. In fact, according to a 2015 survey by the Whole Grains Council, only 31 percent of Americans always choose whole grains…...

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Stop Mealtime Meltdowns

If there’s any such thing as a universal parenting experience, mealtime meltdowns are it. Whether it’s a hangry kiddo who’s losing his mind faster than you can get food on the table, a child who absolutely refuses anything with nutritional…...

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8 Winter Wellness Tips

Between daycare, holiday parties and brutal winter temps, it seems like someone in the house is always catching a cold. And before you know it, the entire family is hunkered down on the couch with a box of tissues. While…...

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Recipes to get Your Veggies in

A study by the Centers for Disease Control shows that 60 percent of children and 18 percent of adults aren’t getting enough fruit each day, and worse: 93 percent of children and 83 percent of adults are deficient in veggies.…...

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In most parts of the country (especially here in the Northeast), winter isn’t a time that’s synonymous with the best time to get outside and explore. We long for warm summer or brisk fall days when we can enjoy the…...

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Many of us have gotten a whiff of a scent and have been transported back to a memory or moment in time – and the associated emotions. But have you ever thought about how you can create scent in your space that helps improve your mood? …...

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9 Tools for Meditation

It seems like every time a high-performing mogul recounts their daily routine lately, meditation is a part of it. Meditation has officially entered the mainstream, and proponents tout everything from increased focus and calm to a deeper feeling of well-being.…...

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If you’re a parent, you probably fight a daily battle with sugar. Most of us can attest to the noticeable effects of sugar on our kids’ behavior: “bouncing off the walls.” Study after study has demonstrated the negative side of…...

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Goal Setting for Kids

Personal goal-setting is a great way to ensure children make room for pursuing their own interests and achievements. Here’s how to make it work....

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Kindness Challenge

Being kind to others may seem like a no-brainer, but research shows there’s great benefit. Showing kindness doesn’t just feel good, it’s also good for your health. It has been shown to lower blood pressure, boost joyfulness, reduce pain, improve…...

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