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Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Smoothies Review

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Smoothies Review

My kids just barely missed the advent of food in a pouch.  It started with baby food, but my kids were already chomping baby carrots by then. I remember when I first started spotting itty bitties sucking applesauce out of a pouch, it reminded me of when a street vendor in Belize City tried to sell Craig and I water in a bag.  We were like, “Uh, no thanks?!”, only to find that that was … Read entire article »

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After School Snack: Banana Stacks!

After School Snack: Banana Stacks!

It is always such a joy to share Kristen Feola’s writing on my blog – I can always depend on her for something nourishing, whether it be for the heart or the tummy.  Today it’s the latter! “Can I have a snack?” If you’re a parent, you’ve probably fielded this question more times than you can count. I know I have. In fact, it’s usually the first sentence I hear when I pick my kids up from school. Not, … Read entire article »

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3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 2 – The Review

3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 2 – The Review

This post has taken me a lot longer to get to than originally intended, but I think it’s all for the better – it’s been nine days since our juice cleanse ended, and it’s given me time to “return to normal” and figure out what folks seem to be most curious about in relation to doing a juice cleanse. So, this post contains our experiences and opinions about our first cleanse. It is organized by … Read entire article »

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3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 1 – The Process

3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 1 – The Process

Right around New Year’s I was doing some Pinterest WORK when I came across a pin for Dr. Oz’s 3 Day Detox Cleanse.  I have been interested in doing a juice detox cleanse for quite some time, and especially so since my hormones went all haywire when I stopped taking birth control.  I asked Craig, half jokingly, if he wanted to do a juice cleanse, and he said simply, “Yes.”  So, I started researching.  I … Read entire article »

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To All the Whos Down in Who-ville: Helping Newtown, CT

It was late in the day on Friday when I heard the news of what had happened in Newtown.  I was bombarded with posts on Facebook when I sat down at my desk after a day of meetings.  One of the posts was a link to a petition for stronger gun control laws.  I signed it and posted it in my own news feed.  My post didn’t draw much attention, but the comments I did get were all negative, chiding me for pushing an “agenda”, for being disrespectful to the victims, and for implying that it was the gun’s fault. Now, if you know me well, you would know that none of these things were my intention.  I am not a politician, so I don’t operate on an agenda. I operate … Read entire article »

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Got a Kid? Get a Book. Free.

Got a Kid? Get a Book. Free.

Healthy Families, a partner of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, has two free books for moms. They’re collectively called the Happy Birthday Baby Books.  Book One covers pregancy through age one and book two covers newborn through age five.  If you’re in Arkansas or Western Tennessee, you can order free hardcopies of the Happy Birthday Baby books. Anyone anywhere can download the free ebooks. Sure, there are a lot of books out there that cover … Read entire article »

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