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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Is Your Tween Hiding Her Lunch?

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This week, Mom Dishes It Out answers a question submitted from a real grandma. What steps do you take when you discover that your tween is hiding their food? There are many things to consider such as is your child. Read on to learn more...
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100 Is the Loneliest Number

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There's many different types of yoga. Some focus more on meditation and breathing..if you haven't tried Jivamukti NYC, check out this yoga giveaway!
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Keep Your Family Moving…Yoga and More

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As you know if you read this Mom Dishes It Out blog on a regular basis, I have two sons who are picky eaters. But what you may not know is that my two picky eaters are not only exposed to various foods but various forms of movement as well. As a young child, I remember my mom doing her leg lifts to Jane Fonda on the TV. I also remember a magnet on the refrigerator that read something like: [...]
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Parenting 101: Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens

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Moms and dads, how can we as parents, help our children develop a healthy relationship with food? Given the prevalence of both obesity and anorexia, what is an eating disorder and how can we instill healthy and positive values into our children? Despite the challenges we face with how the media portrays body size and image, it is important to guide our children to eat well, be healthy and to accept their bodies. Earlier this month, I joined Mary Waldon in [...]
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Building More Than Just Healthy Habits: Self-Empowerment and Confidence

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Moms and Dads, what does "building healthy habits" mean to you? Is it about changing the foods we eat or incorporating more physical activities into our families' daily lives? While these are certainly important factors, building healthy habits is about more than just food and exercise.
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