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Being in Love for Valentine's Day

Being in Love for Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is near, and I hope you are in love, and not just because you are surrounded by hearts, candy, and flowers. My prayer for this world is to be in love. Real … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Favoritism in Families

How to Avoid Favoritism in Families The other day, I was asked:  does favoritism exist in families?  Yes, it does.  It’s a totally natural human phenomenon.  We tend to like the people we are like.  There, I’ve said it. The … Continue reading

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Increasing Number of Obese and Overweight Children

“Sugar, the Silent Ingredient” by Emmie Olivas, RD, CDE Increasing Number of Obese and Overweight Children Have you ever wondered why obesity is becoming an epidemic? Even worse, our future generation (our children) are the first generation that has been … Continue reading

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Healthy Halloween Treats for the Body and Mind

Healthy Halloween Treats for the Body and Mind Would it still feel like Halloween when all you have are healthy Halloween treats?  I am not a fan of Halloween but because of the candy, my daughter is.  In preschool, she … Continue reading

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One With Your Child

One With Your Child One of the most fulfilling aspects of parenting is being so connected with your child that you are one.  For better or worse in your parenting experience and in your child’s experience, you empathize, love, forgive, … Continue reading

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The Mommy Advantage Hit #1 Last October

The Mommy Advantage Hit #1 Last October October 1, 2013 was the day my book, The Mommy Advantage: How Having Kids Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and Wealthier, became a #1 best seller on Amazon.com. It was a very exciting … Continue reading

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The Best Day of Your Life

The Best Day of Your Life This morning the thought came to me that today was the best day of my life.  It really surprised me.  Today?  Really?  There was nothing special about today.  I started questioning how this average … Continue reading

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