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Food Can Change Your Genes. Really.

If you suffer with chronic illnesses, allergies, brain fog and fatigue, read on… “All disease begin in the gut” – Hippocrates. And he was right 2000 years ago. When I experienced extreme fatigue after having kids, I saw the doctor numerous times, had many tests, and was told nothing was wrong with me. I began […]

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The Other Side of the Holidays

It is halfway through December and somehow, without even noticing, Christmas tunes have taken over the airwaves, presents have started to pile up underneath the tree (or menorah) and twinkling lights are never far from view. Although this is typically a magical time, many Americans actually report increased negative emotions during the holidays.  According to […]

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Scary Mommy Moments

When you realize you sound like your mother. When the reality of the positive pregnancy test actually sets in. The drive home from the hospital with your newborn…. now what??? The moment you have to give up your comfy mesh panties and start wearing normal ones. Pulling a shirt over your newborn’s wobbly head for […]

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A Difference of Opinion :: Building Individuals

As infants become toddlers, children begin the process of individuating or separating from their parents.  This process, which starts around 15 months, continues through the teenage years and is critical for a child to eventually develop her own identity, will and individuality.   Individuation is the process of becoming aware of oneself, leading to an understanding […]

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Fight Like a Mother Against Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we are thrilled to be partnering with Ink to the People to offer our readers an opportunity to join us and more than a dozen City Moms Blog Sister Sites across the country in raising funds for Look Good Feel Better, an organization that teaches beauty techniques […]

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How to Change Your Daughter’s Negative Body Image

In many households, the start of school means new clothes, however, back-to-school shopping can highlight negative body image for pre-teen and teen girls.  Returning to school can lead to feelings of insecurity and anxiety for girls as many teenagers anticipate that their classmates might notice differences in their appearance after the long summer break. Moms […]

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