Tulips and daffodils are pushing up through the thawing ground, buds are exploding from once-lonely tree branches, and I’ve got mashed carrot and avocado all over my face. No, I’m not spoon-feeding a baby, but I am babying my skin with a... Read more
While we understand that the organic and conventional foods you buy at the store are grown differently, you might not realize that these same principles can apply to your own fruit, vegetable and flower gardening at home. There are a few key differen... Read more
Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
You may be busy gearing up for fall—packing away the bathing suit, buying fall clothes and school supplies, using the A/C less and opening the windows more—but state parks, swimming pools and campgrounds are all gearing up for the lon... Read more
Bend, twist, reach, and pull.
While this may sound like an intensive aerobics class, these are actually movements you do while working in the garden. Researchers estimate that gardening burns an average of 300 calories per hour, while heavy yard... Read more
I want to lose about 40 pounds. I have lost it about 10 times... only to regain it. I just don't think I am able to lose it and keep it off. I get to a point where I am tired of doing it. I feel deprived and I feel worked too hard. I like eating what... Read more
I am about 50 pounds overweight and I just seem to keep slowly gaining even if I try to watch my diet.
My worst time is when I am watching tv in the evening. I try to have only good, low cal snacks but that does not always work out in a home... Read more
i have had my share of bad times.. i usually just dealt with it in auto drive.. this usually leads to bad choices and loss of organization. i recently had a moment of clarity and realized OMG i am 20 lbs heavier and i have lost my limberness. so int... Read more
So I can stay on plan until about 7 or 8 pm, then I start losing control. So far I am not binging, and the things I eat are reasonably healthy (low fat, high fiber and protein) but it's keeping me 300-400 calories over my goal pretty consistently, an... Read more
Help, I took my youngest to college out of state and I have not been on track since August. I am watching my self eat to fill a non food hunger because of missing her. She was a major presence in the house and even though I acknowledge that I am not... Read more
Good-for-You GuideYou've supported them in hundreds of bras, figured out what shirts make them look bigger (or smaller)—maybe nourished your kids with them. You want to give your breasts the respect they deserve. As they change with time, t... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
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