5 Habits For Better Sleep

Between my husband and I, it seems that one of us is constantly battling insomnia. Either we can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep, or simply don’t sleep deeply enough to feel rested. The problem came to a head after our son started sleeping through the night. Sleep training him seemed to have the opposite effect […]

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5 Tips For Smelling Fresh Without Conventional Deodorants

My personal philosophy is that the healthiest, safest products are often the ones that are closest to nature. So when I started thinking about becoming pregnant five years ago, I decided it the natural deodorant route was probably the safest path for my baby and me. While my research found that health risks of conventional deodorants were […]

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Three Ways To Beat The Common Cold

My son has been sick almost every week since Christmas. First it was a double ear infection, then it was one cold after another thanks to the petri dish that is preschool. Meanwhile my husband was in bed with the flu for a week. And yes, he had a flu shot. But as for me, […]

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How To Work Out At Home…Without Falling Off The Wagon

A lot of people tell me they’d never be able to stick to a home exercise program because they won’t make themselves do it. I get it. It’s not for everyone. Some people genuinely need the group energy of a class atmosphere to thrive. But for loners like me, home exercise programs like BBG, Tone […]

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Move This: Pushups

No matter how strong you are, pushups suck. Maybe not for the first five, or even 10 or 20, but eventually you hit that point where your arms are shaking, your back feels like it’s collapsing and you aren’t sure you’ll be able to peel yourself off the floor if you go down for even […]

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Fit Goals: 2018 Edition

I say it every year: I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. (If you want to change your life for the better, why wait until January 1?) I do, however, believe in goal-setting and I think the year-long time period can provide a satisfying measure of our ability to improve. Last year my fitness goals […]

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