Embracing Our Daughters: Supporting Them as They Enter Adolescence

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As a mother, I have realized that no matter how much I try to teach body positive attitudes, the forces in this world are challenging those messages at every turn.
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The Way We Gingerbread…

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Can cookies, gingerbread homes and baking be a part of a healthy holiday season? Yes, they sure can. Do the cookies and candies need to be low fat or just a healthier version? No way!!! Read on to learn how to turn cookies and candy into just another food in the pantry.
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Eating New Foods

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I announced our family mission to eat more foods. “I am not talking about clean food or veggies. I am just talking about eating foods that are not your favorites, eating foods that you may not be in the mood for.”
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Help! My Child is a Picky Eater!

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Looking through the lens of applied behavior analysis, here are six strategies that have helped me tame the beast of picky eating in my own home. I hope they will help you, too!
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Ingredient1: App Review

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Sometimes it can be hard to find foods you crave that also meet your dietary restrictions and taste preferences. Ingredient1 is a free mobile app that allows you to find natural and healthy foods that meet your nutritional needs within your zip code!
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