‘General Health’ Archive

Freeze Tag Yoga —YES! April 18, 2014 No Comments

Yoga is not just for adults; it is for kids, too, but you know what? Kiddos do not even need to know they are doing purposeful exercise when they assume their downward dogs, their boat poses, their planks. Nope. Just sell them a little game of freeze tag and teach them to hold yoga poses [...]

Eat Real Food, Not What Is Advertised March 12, 2014 No Comments

Fact: Toddlers Bite February 17, 2014 1 Comment

Toddlers bite. It is normal. And you should not scream if you are the target of your little loved one’s chomp. Beth Sanders at Mom.me shares in “Why Toddlers Attack” some reasons behind the bite (e.g., attention, teething, frustration), and she imparts some wisdom on how to stop the behavior. “Biting is remarkably common in [...]

Do You Miss Your Actual Life? January 22, 2014 No Comments

Wife, mom, author, speaker, and blogger Jen Hatmaker wants her actual life back. She has been so busy traveling to other communities for work that she misses her own. It happens to the best of us. We take on too much and splinter our time and neglect what is really truly important to us. Have [...]

Babies DO NOT Ruin Bodies January 15, 2014 No Comments

You may think having babies ruined your body, but one woman’s ode to her postpardum self may cause you to change your perspective. Of course our tummies, hips, skin, even our hair changes post-baby, and many of us are far from resembling the air-brushed models on magazine covers. But what is so bad about that? Did a [...]

New Year, New Dinners January 8, 2014 No Comments

New years are ripe for fresh starts, and there is no better way to kick off 2014 than to commit to healthy, at-home meals! Stepahanie at Mama and Baby Love delivers an awesome how-to on healthy and time-saving freezer meals, and if you want more than what you see on Stephanie’s blog, she has an eCookbook [...]

Moms—Give This Gift to Your Kids December 25, 2013 No Comments

Mommas of the world (well, women of the world, really): In the spirit of all that is beautiful and lovely, read this, and read it well: When Your Mother Says She’s Fat.

Love the Skin You’re In November 22, 2013 No Comments

Do you love the skin you’re in? Like really, really, really love it? Chances are you don’t because so many of us find flaws with our features. Glennon Doyle Menton writes in a Family Circle article, “I want to make peace with my body. I want to love it. I don’t mean that I want [...]

Get Good With Gratitude October 21, 2013 No Comments

Are you grateful? Do you consciously think about everything for which you are grateful? If not, you may want to start taking note every day—yep, EVERY day—because it seems it can help you power through your day with peace. Worth a try, right? Check out this good-for-the-soul article for a few tricks that can help [...]

Can You Quit the Internet? July 24, 2013 No Comments

Glennon Doyle Melton over at Momastery just announced she is quitting the Internet for 40 days. “The internet, I think, is turning into a compulsion for me,” she wrote on July 19. “I’m starting to look to it for my own worth. I’m looking to it for comfort and as a balm for loneliness. I’m [...]