Helping Your Large Child Thrive in a Fat-Phobic World

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Let your child know through your words and actions you accept him or her unconditionally. If your child comes to you upset about his/her large body, let your child know you love them as he/she is, that you love them no matter what and no matter what size. Do not suggest a diet or exercising together. If you were to do so, the suggestion sets up a condition. It says, “No, you are not ok as you are. I will help you change.”
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Tips for Eating Well with a Newborn

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Going into pregnancy, labor, and delivery I read everything I could get my hands on about “life with a newborn”. However there really is no way to describe the emotional roller coaster you go through until you experience it yourself. With that being said, self-care is so important during this time and nutrition is one of the most important self-care aspects (in my dietitian opinion of course).
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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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Healthy Habits Giveaway

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With a mission to help children develop a positive relationship with eating and a neutral relationship with food, the Healthy Habits approach provides honest, credible, and fun health education. This week, one lucky winner will receive a free copy of Healthy Habits!
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Are Sports Drinks the New Version of Soda?

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In short…I do think that sports drinks are almost equivalent to soda. However, let me explain. Sport drinks are in every kid’s hand after soccer games, before and after sports class, and even at the park after school. I must admit that this is something that really irks me…especially because my boys see the other kids drinking it and then, of course, they want it too. Do I cave? Well, yes! Sometimes just because my wonderful hubby let them have […]
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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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