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7 Reasons Parents Should Feel GOOD--Not Guilty--about Exercising

Is guilt about leaving your kids stopping you from getting to the gym? Learn why fitness will make you a better parent!
Posted 11/17/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 2 comments   15,905 views
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What Nobody Tells You about Getting Back into Shape after Baby

If you're pregnant or have recently had a child, you might be gung-ho about getting rid of the ''baby weight'' ASAP. Here's how to view your post-baby body more realistically.
Posted 8/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 16 comments   76,373 views
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Easy Freezer-Friendly Foods for Kids

Here are two unexpected ways you can use your freezer to create fun and healthy treats for your kids!
Posted 7/28/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 5 comments   40,447 views
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6 Exercises That Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Thinking about getting pregnant? Then it's more important than ever to get your body fit and ready! Here are some must-do moves to keep you feeling great in pregnancy and beyond.
Posted 5/5/2014  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 7 comments   235,683 views
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7 Tests You Should Never Skip

Not all routine visits are created equal: Your chances of beating virtually any condition are greater when you catch it in its earliest stages. Here are seven tests that can help.
Posted 5/7/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   16,656 views
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11 Healthier Cupcake Recipes

Celebrate something special with these healthier cupcake recipes.
Posted 5/2/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 45 comments   538,796 views
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Try This 42-Calorie Spaghetti Swap

You might have heard of spaghetti squash, but do you know what to do with it? Learn 3 ways to prep it, plus 8 ways to eat it!
Posted 4/2/2013  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 133 comments   682,129 views
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Poll: Whom Do You Trust for Nutrition Information?

It can be difficult to feed your kids healthier foods when you get different recommendations about the "right" and "wrong" things to eat depending on where you look.
Posted 3/25/2013  4:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 29 comments   19,771 views
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10 Super Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes

Keep yourself healthy with these 10 super stuffed pepper recipes.
Posted 3/7/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 20 comments   419,580 views
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Juice Recipes for Health

Stay hydrated and filled up on nutrition with these delicious juice recipes.
Posted 3/1/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 23 comments   49,920 views
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Why All Kids Need Recess

Reading, writing, 'rithmetic... and recess? According to experts, recess isn't a perk--it's a necessary part of the schoolday. Find out why more kids are losing their recess access
Posted 2/27/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 39 comments   66,718 views
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11 Healthy Cabbage Recipes

Prepare these cabbage recipes to add extra vegetables and flavor to your nutritional intake.
Posted 2/26/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 27 comments   137,897 views
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5 Foods I Never Feed My Children

My kids get treats and snacks they like, but there are certain foods they will just never get from me. Wondering what foods are on my "off limits" list?
Posted 2/25/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 152 comments   124,906 views
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The Benefits of Going Blue: 9 Blueberry Recipes

The next time you are at the market, grab a basket of blueberries and enjoy how these recipes will help you become a healthier and happier you.
Posted 2/20/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Samantha Donohue : 21 comments   47,663 views
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7 Slow Cooker Pork Recipes

Whether you're tired of everything tasting like chicken, or you just need a change of pace, add these slow cooker pork recipes to your meal plan today.
Posted 2/15/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Samantha Donohue : 10 comments   46,534 views
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