Category Archives: Parenting

Empowered Baby Class Starting Soon!

Real Life Wellness Presents: Empowered Birth Class & Baby 101 Thursdays in December at 7:00PM  at Back to Health Family Wellness-Little Silver, NJ Learn tips and techniques to be prepared for the best birth experience for you.   As a Certified Doula … Continue reading

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Feeding the World. You? Oxfam’s Grow Method for World Food Day

My job dictates that most of my day is spent thinking about food. It’s not a bad gig really. I mean, if you have to focus on something, it might as well be the preparation of delicious, healthy meals. The … Continue reading

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All The Pregnant Ladies…

I learned about Text4Baby while at BlogHer this summer. Here’s how they describe themselves:Text4baby is a free mobile service that sends critical health information to expectant and new moms timed to their pregnancy or baby’s development. Text the word “BABY” (or … Continue reading

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Whine With Dinner? Guest Post from Food Fights Authors

In the spirit of my recent post on parents taking charge of meal time, I thought this would be a perfect time for some “Medical Reinforcement”. So today’s post is an excerpt from the book Food Fights that I reviewed … Continue reading

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Web Tools to Make Meal Planning Easy

I’ve been planning my family’s weekly meals consistently for over a year. It used to involve sitting with cookbooks and my recipe binder for a few hours on a Sunday and making recipe decisions for a few weeks at a … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating for Families Who Don’t

One of the things I get asked all the time is, “How do I feed my kids when they won’t eat anything?”. Here’s the thing, there is no easy answer. I will promise, it can be done. A few years … Continue reading

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Handling Halloween Kids

I don’t know about you, but it seems like around my house Halloween has morphed from a one day event to a week (or month!) long holiday. There are parades and parties and costume occassions for days leading up to … Continue reading

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Why Not Play Offense With Our Health?

When I was playing sports in school, very few of my teammates preferred defense. They’d rather hit the ball than field it. They’d rather shoot the jump shot than jump against it. People say that defense can win games, but it … Continue reading

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