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Our DNA Is Not Our Health Destiny

We live in a high-stress world filled with processed foods and environmental toxins, where the couch is infinitely more alluring than the treadmill and sleep is regarded as an optional activity. But our genes weren’t designed to support this way … Continue reading

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Seduced by the Screen

These days, every time I turn around, my kids are looking at a screen. Whether they’re watching a movie on TV, playing a game on a DS or sending a text to a friend on their iTouch, it seems they … Continue reading

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Inspiring Our Kids to Lead Healthy Lives

A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article about childhood obesity and discovered an easy way to remember what we need to do to get our kids to live a healthy lifestyle. In case you haven’t heard or noticed, childhood … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Summer Play

Summer officially came to an end this morning at 7 am, when my daughters boarded the school bus. Part of me is overjoyed. I’m free again, and my days are all mine. But another part of me is sad. The … Continue reading

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The Three Mile Dog

Our dog Loki is a Yorkshire terrier with tiny legs that measure about five inches. He weighs all of about six pounds, and stands about a foot off the ground. But those little legs can move, and these days, he’s … Continue reading

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