A Jen G. Yoga Giveaway!

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We are happy to host this giveaway with one of Laura's favorite instructors, Jen G.! With tomorrow's blog post focusing on beauty and body image. We wanted to focus on internal health as opposed to external health and appearance.
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TriplED

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It didn’t take long for my new college friends to notice my unusual eating habits; they approached me in the fall of my sophomore year—and encouraged me to utilize the student-counseling center.
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Healthy Weekends in Woodstock, Vermont

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With the cool weather and colorful scenery, Fall is the perfect time to head to Vermont to enjoy nature at it’s finest. Plus, there are tons of cute little cafes that offer farm-to-table produce! If you're up for hiking, exploring farms or some homemade ice cream, head to Vermont for a weekend of family fun. For easy planning and a list of mom-approved activities, follow my guide for a healthy, happy weekend!
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Managing a Full Plate: A Texas Mom’s Thoughts on Health

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Guest Blog by Lisa Mikus, Dietitian Eligible This summer Lisa interned with me, and we thought it would be cool to see how other moms across the country deal with health — making health about balance rather than dieting and being skinny. Whether you reside on the East coast or live down South, moms all over the country have on thing in common – they are busy! Luckily, one Texas mom named Emily took the time to share her views [...]
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Walking with Purpose

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By Guest Blogger: Rebecca Weiss Since beginning a fitness program about a year ago, and eating more mindfully, I’ve noticed many changes in myself. And, just recently, I’ve begun to notice something else: People are seeing me again.
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Mom is Dishing Out Free Yoga Sessions!

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Yoga combines stretching, meditation and breathing exercises, which has shown to have many positive health benefits.  It can help improve balance, back pain or posture, tone muscles, and may even serve as a creative outlet or stress reliever. There are different forms of yoga out there, with Hatha yoga being just one of the many. If you’re new to Hatha yoga, here’s your chance to give it a try! Mom Dishes It Out will be giving 100 followers a free yoga [...]
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Teaching Nutrition in School

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Like so many things affecting their children, parents tend to disagree on whether sex, sexual orientation or religion should be taught in school. Well, this mom (and an RD) often wonders if nutrition should be taught in school. Teachers are not experts in nutrition nor are they educated about pediatric or adult nutrition as part of their college curriculums. Yet, many classroom teachers are giving lessons on “calories, good and bad foods, and even having students log their foods to [...]
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