The COOLIT Takes Food From ‘Too Hot’ to ‘Just Right’

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Evan dropped a bowl of oatmeal --- hot oatmeal --- on his lap. He wasn’t wearing pants, because that’s how he rolls at breakfast, and he burned his thigh. I was absolutely horrified that this happened; I just could not believe he pulled it down on himself. I was so upset, and he was in so much pain. …
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Help With Healthy Meal Plans At Your Fingertips!

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It's no secret that in the midst of chaos a few "to-go" meals happen. Typically it's exciting for our kiddos, but for us mamas, we cringe just a little. I've always said that planning was key to my weight-loss post-baby and has been just as important to my weight maintenance. As a meal planner …
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What to Eat Before a Workout and More Tips from a Nutritionist!

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Heidi Skolnik recently shared her cold-weather workout tips with us. But now that it's finally warming up (slowly but surely around these parts), Heidi answered my burning questions about nutrition and working out. Heidi is the owner and president of Nutrition Conditioning, a nutrition consulting …
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On-the-Go Salty Snacks

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Did you know that February is National Snack Food Month? I didn't either, which is why I'm covering these snack foods in April. Boom! I'm always looking for snacks I can take with me --- snacks that, even if I forget them in my bag for a few days (or okay, weeks), won't ruin my bag (thanks, …
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Tea for Two: Sipping on Tea During Pregnancy

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So in my first trimester, food aversions hit me hard. Actually, drink aversions hit me hard, too. In all three of my pregnancies, water was tough to choke down. My first pregnancy had me so turned off of red wine that it wasn't until a year postpartum that I could really think about drinking it …
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The Perfect Pouch for Toddler Snacks

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If you haven't noticed through my previous posts, I'm a big planner. For me, having a plan from toddler snacks to activities helps me keep my family's life from reaching a scary place of chaos. I plan big and small, from birthday parties with more than 100 guests to a quick grab-and-go snack for …
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Healthy Sweet Snacks: Stix in the Mud and BelVita Biscuits

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Today is a bit of a mash-up in the food department, but we're always looking for healthy sweet snacks to munch on in this household, so bear with me! First up, we've got an all-natural sweet treat that will make you swoon. Then, we've got a new flavor of an old favorite. Read on for a couple of …
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