You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... Read more
As a parent, your days are probably pretty stressful. You get the older kids off to school, run errands, keep the household running smoothly, and maintain your career. At the end of a hard day, you just want to relax and spend some quality time with... Read more
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig... Read more
I feel like a Spartan mom; girding my son's loins as I prepare to send him into another encounter w/his father...
(Hopefully an unarmed conflict)
Why oh why do things have to be this difficult?!?
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i can not get the weight off, but I'm doing everything I should: go to the gym two days, off one, etc.; elliptical, weights, treadmill, calorie intake 1300. It's driving me crazy and getting very frustrated. Any suggestions?... Read more
This site is so big and I feel so alone. I have depression and don't need reasons to be sad. It comes and goes. I feel so hopeless and worthless. No matter what I do, I can't change everything I've messed up in life.... Read more
This really works wear a pair of thick socks to bed. It will help reduce your night sweats and your hot flashesI have been doing this for a few months, I cant believe the difference it makes! 224... Read more
When you buy fresh fruit put some in single serving sizes and place in the freezer. Makes a great treat on a hot day, or a hot flash! Frozen fruit is hard to eat quickly so you really taste and enjoy the snack!... 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
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. Today's blog post is the second in a series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
The responses from my first blog overw... Read more
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