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What To Do If Your Child Is A Picky Eater......

Tuesday, April 19, 2011      3 comments

It's not uncommon for kids to be picky eaters. If your child only wants to eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, for instance, these ideas may help you avoid mealtime tension: * Remember it takes time for kids to accept new tastes and t... Read more

Pressure Perfect

Monday, April 18, 2011      8 comments

Six things that can help lower your blood pressure without medication: 1. Aim for at least 30 minutes of daily physical activity. Regular aerobic activity can help reduce mildly elevated blood pressure 5 to 10 points. 2. Eat plenty ... Read more

Simple Substitutes For A Healthier Diet

Sunday, April 17, 2011      5 comments

Eating right is often easier said than done. Here are five healthy substitutions to try: 1. Make things whole. Switching to the wholegrain foods (bread, pasta, etc.) cuts down on calories and adds fiber, which helps you feel full and... Read more

Activity Advice For Early Spring.........

Saturday, April 16, 2011      5 comments

As we slowly defrost from winter, one way to chip away the ice is to prepare for warmer weather and outdoor activities. You can start by pulling out your outdoor gear, such as bikes, roller blades, helmets, and pads, and making sure they're in... Read more

Old........But Rich!!!

Friday, April 15, 2011      6 comments

O.M.G., I'm Rich!!! Silver in the Hair Gold in the Teeth Crystals in the Kidneys Sugar in the Blood Lead in the Ass Iron in the Arteries And....... An inexhaustible supply of Natural Gas. I never thought... Read more

LIGHTEN Up With A Little More Shut-Eye.......

Thursday, April 14, 2011      5 comments

There are many health benefits to getting sleep, but here's one more. According to a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, not getting enough sleep may hamper weight loss efforts. The study showed that overweight adults lost 55% les... Read more


Wednesday, April 13, 2011      6 comments

A little boy was waiting for his mother to come out of the grocery store. As he waited, he was approached by a man who asked, "Son, can you tell me where the Post Office is?" The little boy replied, "Sure! Just go straight down this s... Read more

Egg Essentials

Tuesday, April 12, 2011      6 comments

Making sense of the scrambled information........ One egg has 13 essential nutrients---including protein, choline, folate, iron, and zinc---all for 70 calories. Eggs, with 6 grams of protein each, may help you to feel full longer and stay ... Read more

A Nurse's Heart Attack Experience.......

Monday, April 11, 2011      8 comments

You may have already read this........I hope it again and tell other women about it. You could save a life. This has been passed on from an ER nurse and is the best description of this event that she had ever heard. Women ... Read more

Cutting Through Food Label Confusion

Sunday, April 10, 2011      4 comments

Located somewhere on the packaging of store-bought food, past the eye-catching graphics and fun, colorful fonts, is the generic-looking box labeled "Nutrition Facts." With its list of grams-this and percentages-that, mixed in with all those... Read more

What's The Right Time To Work Out?

Saturday, April 09, 2011      4 comments

Morning, noon, or night: Find a workout time that's right for you. What workout time works best for you? Taking into account family commitments, work schedule, and the fact that your body has its own "clock," here are a few things to cons... Read more

No Pain, No Gain? No Way!

Friday, April 08, 2011      7 comments

It's crazy how much information there is when it comes to moving your body. Some information is great, while some, not so much. It can be confusing. Here is one myth that needs to be busted. The Hype: If your muscles aren't sore after a... Read more

Senior Romance.........

Thursday, April 07, 2011      10 comments

I am quite sure that my husband wrote this.........or someone just like him..... I was in my back yard trying to launch a kite. I threw the kite up in the air, the wind would catch it for a few seconds, then it would come crashing back... Read more

A Guy Fairy Tale

Wednesday, April 06, 2011      4 comments

Once upon a time, a Prince asked a beautiful Princess........ Will you marry me? The Princess said, NO! And the Prince lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles And went fishing and hunting and played golf And dated women hal... Read more

Shirley and Marcy.......

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      7 comments

A mother was concerned about her kindergarten son walking to school. He didn't want his mother to walk with him. She wanted to give him the feeling that he had some independence but yet know that he was safe. So she had an idea of how to hand... Read more

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