Teaching my kids about setting goals for the New Year

by Stacy-Ann Gooden posted in Mom Stories Setting a New Year’s resolution is something I’ve been doing since I was a little girl. Every year my mom would pull me to the side and give me the “start off fresh speech,” as I called it. I found myself trying to avoid her around the new… […]

A word about public bathrooms

by Laurie Gelman posted in Mom Stories I really hate taking my kids into public bathrooms. And yet they don’t seem to mind it at all. My youngest has never met a bathroom that she didn’t absolutely have to go into. The stalls! The sinks! The soap! For me its more like the stink! The… […]

The Truth About Women’s Fitness

In the last couple of decades, women in particular have been getting more concerned with the state of their fitness in relationship to a healthy body image. Women of past ages have always been concerned over their weight and desire to keep a girlish figure. But the trend for exercise has never been greater than […]

Back to School Meals – Don’t Forget About Breakfast too!

I can feel it in the air, parents eagerly awaiting the first day of school. Don’t get me wrong, I know you love your kids—I sure do, and I’VE loved the precious time that we’ve had with them over the summer. But the idea of back to routine, and the sanity it brings, is like […]

Wild About Greens Cookbook Review

How to Cook Leafy Greens So They Look and Taste Fantastic – Savvy Vegetarian Review Nava Atlas’s most recent cookbook, ‘Wild About Greens’ is both timely and useful, with 125 delectable vegan recipes for leafy veggies everyone should love. I say ‘should’ because we all know by now that we need to eat more green […]

The truth about unsafe abortion

Faustina Fynn-Nyame | Lancet Global Health Blog |  “There are just 500 days left to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. Established to drive global development and end poverty, the goal on maternal health is lagging behind and remains the most off-track. As world leaders debate their progress and what should take their place, we […]

What They NEVER Told You About Eggs

By Cassandra Forsythe-Pribanic, PhD, RD The Egg: this three letter word invokes almost as much fear into the hearts of Americans as our other favorite “deadly” three-letter word: F-A-T. However, it’s finally time to crack the misconception that eggs are… (Visited 14 times, 1 visits today) The post What They NEVER Told You About Eggs […]

Success is about what you Inspire others to do.

If money and time were no object, what career field would you choose? If you could spend all day with one type of person, who would that be? If you could influence everyone you know to be the very best version of themselves, would that fulfill you? These are questions I have been asking myself […]

Dermatologist cautions parents about misinformation on safety of children’s skin care products

Before the advent of Internet search engines, parents obtained much of their medical advice from their child’s doctor. Today, with a plethora of information available at their fingertips, parents have more sources to consult than ever before. Yet dermatologists warn parents that not everything they read on blogs and websites about the safety of skin […]

A big mom moment…but I can’t talk about it!

by Laurie Gelman posted in Mom Stories Okay. Something VERY BIG in the life of a mom and daughter happened yesterday but I have been forbidden to blog about it. So I won’t.  Instead, I will tell you a little story. A LITTLE STORY Yesterday was a big day. Early in the afternoon, Aunt Flo… […]

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