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5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

As not fun as it is to have a sick kid, I gotta admit, I do love the couch snuggles... One of us was sick last week (can you tell which one?) with a fever, runny nose and a cough. Thankfully the really "sick" part only lasted about 24 hours, which I credit a lot… Continue reading 5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

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The Most Underrated Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Health

How much chewing are you doing? You know, it's funny, sometimes it's the simplest thing that can make the biggest difference, especially when it comes to our health. Things like drinking more water, moving your body, getting more sleep... They almost sound too easy. They're obvious, like a no-brainer. Yet they can still be hard… Continue reading The Most Underrated Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Health

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Here’s Exactly What I Did to Kick a Cold Fast (in 24-36 hours)

I wasn't feeling so hot last week. A little cold had me all scratchy throat, sexy voice, not so sexy phlegmy. Timing could not have been worse either - it was the night before Valentine's Day and just a couple of days before a holiday weekend and trip away with dear friends. What did I do?… Continue reading Here’s Exactly What I Did to Kick a Cold Fast (in 24-36 hours)

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10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day

I have to tell you something - I've never done a juice cleanse. Like most normal people the thought of not being able to eat, chew, for days on end makes me feel a little anxious. I've done other types of detox diets, and I absolutely believe in giving your system a break for some deeper… Continue reading 10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day

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How To Supercharge Your Health While Breaking The “Rules” On Vacation

In my last post I shared my favorite travel snacks and tips for what to eat on the road as I was getting ready for a week at the beach. Now that I'm back, all sun-kissed and adjusting to reality, I want to share with you some of my top tips for staying healthy on… Continue reading How To Supercharge Your Health While Breaking The “Rules” On Vacation

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The Best Healthy Road Trip Snacks

We're leaving for the beach this week so naturally I started thinking about what healthy road trip snacks I needed to stock up on a week ago. I still haven't gotten sunscreen. Or washed my new swim suit. Hats! Ack, I was supposed to order beach hats for the girls and I totally forgot. Oops....… Continue reading The Best Healthy Road Trip Snacks

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How to Flatten Your Stomach Fast

Have you ever noticed your stomach sticking out a little (or a lot) more at the end of the day than it was when you got dressed? Maybe you wake up each morning and your stomach is pretty flat, or at least flatter. Then you're getting ready for bed, you catch a glimpse and you're… Continue reading How to Flatten Your Stomach Fast

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12 Foods To Buy Organic + When You Can Go Conventional and Save

Grocery shopping just got a little easier. There's a new list of foods to buy organic. And it can help you avoid the foods with the most pesticides and save big on produce you don't have to buy organic. Take this scenario: There are two stacks of strawberries in the produce section at your local… Continue reading 12 Foods To Buy Organic + When You Can Go Conventional and Save

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10 Healthy Habits for the First Day of Spring

The first day of Spring is next week (March 20) and if it hasn't it hit you yet, it's coming... I'm talking about that "fresh start" feeling. You know, the one that makes you want to go home and clean out your closet.... Spring is a natural time of "out with the old and in… Continue reading 10 Healthy Habits for the First Day of Spring

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Eight Ways to Help You Stay Healthy and Not Get Sick This Flu Season

It seems like everyone is sick right now so I want to give you some ideas of things you can do to help you stay healthy and fight the flu naturally. It's downright scary out there. They're saying this is the worst flu season we've had in a decade and we're not even halfway through… Continue reading Eight Ways to Help You Stay Healthy and Not Get Sick This Flu Season