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Thank You, Mom — and Everyone Else I Love — on This Thanksgiving

A few years ago, I wouldn’t have been able to write this. Well, more accurately, I wouldn’t have thought I could write this. A lot has changed in my life recently, for better and for worse. That’s sort of how life goes. But the one thing that has remained constant is the amount of support my family, friends and mentors have shown me over the years. I’m lucky to have great people in my life. I honestly can’t think of…

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Moms

Why the Ideal Time Between Babies Is a Load of Malarky

The years beyond high school are supposed to be filled with more academics and a ten-year plan for starting your career, getting married and popping out babies. At least, the know-it-alls of modern society deem it so. Love takes a different route. My husband…

November 17, 2018
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These Are the Easiest Yoga Inversions for Beginners

Inversions provide a stable foundation to expand your yoga practice. They also happen to be great for your body. As you move your head below your heart, you stimulate your nervous system. Blood and oxygen move toward the brain, increasing your circulation while you…

November 12, 2018
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Home & Life

Why Food Education in Schools Is So Important

For most of us, lunch was our favorite “subject” in school. But how many of us knew how the food was prepared or what was in the food we were eating? Home economics classes used to be a staple in high schools, but in…

October 17, 2018
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The Benefits of Yoga for Back Pain

Many still think of yoga as something that froo-froo ultraspirtualists do, but the practice spans thousands of years. You gain physical, mental and emotional benefits from yoga which empowers people to take up the practice, and many lose their negative perceptions of yoga when…

October 7, 2018