Does your child need a Speech Language Pathologist or an Occupational Therapist?

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Is your kid a picky eater, or is something else going on? Read on to learn if your child needs an evaluation by a speech and language pathologist or occupational therapist.
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A Look into Beauty

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Body image is a big component of health. It’s easy to feel pressure to lose weight or tone-up when every magazine in the stand has “The Best Way to Cut 10 inches in 10 Days!” The Internet can be a firestorm for Photoshopped images of celebrities and friends trying to reach a threshold for beauty and health. In a now infamous quote from Cindy Crawford, she laments how she “wished [she] looked like Cindy Crawford.” The most important fact we can take with us as we move forward is that images on a screen do not reflect reality.
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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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Positive Interactions: How Friends Affect Our Health

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I needed to keep my two boys as active as possible during their spring break from school. My intent was to safeguard their physical health—and my own personal mental health as well! Continue reading on how the boys and I stayed active during their spring break...
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What eating right means to this mom and RD…

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So while you’re trying to live a life with what you deem as eating right, be sure that flexibility, spontaneity and “ a light hearted” attitude accompany your food choices.
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Do 13 year olds really think about six-pack abs?

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Guest blogger and registered dietitian, Elyse Falk, reminds us that boys can also fall prey to those troubling messages in the media about body image and dieting.
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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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