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'm binging in the evenings in fear of insomnia if I go to sleep hungry. My solution is to eat a light salad with no dressing at night before I fall asleep. That way I can curb the evening munchies.
To get motivated for exercise, I think I'l... Read more
Hi. It's me, the kitty cat. You can just call me Kitty.
Like most people here, I'm looking to lead a healthier life. :D
I'm a twenty-three year old wife and mother. I recently moved from Columbus, Ga to Dalton, Ga so that my husband could... Read more
I lost about 75 pounds over several years, and 25 more in about the last 6 months. I'm really on a roll now that I started weight watchers (7 pounds in 3 weeks).
But it seems llke the more I focus on losing weight, the more awful I feel about my... Read more
My weekdays follow a predictable pattern. I awake at 5 am, immediately angry at myself for overeating and skipping my workout the night before. I decide to do better today. I follow my diet all day at work - resisting the vending machine, turning dow... 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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