October 3, 2017

As my sister says on crazy days, “Something has to go and it is going to be dinner.” I just received the Fall soccer schedules for my three girls. Together, they have eight practices per wee...

June 8, 2017

I just read a study revealing that during the K-2nd grade years, kids get significantly fatter during the summer months. At first pass, this seems impossible, but when I really think about i...

April 20, 2017

I don’t like to exercise. I wish I did. I am jealous of people who socialize, destress and energize through physical activity, but this has never been me. I have never finished a workout (ot...

September 26, 2016

I think a lot about the obesity epidemic our country is facing. I see patients with diabetes, hypertension, back pain and depression, and I know if they could lose just a little bit of weigh...

August 27, 2016

As usual, I am rolling out of summer hair fried, liver angry, skin neglected and jeans tight. About a week ago I was lamenting the end of my favorite season, but I took a look in a full leng...

January 3, 2016

Should you go gluten free? The answer is maybe. Remember when Snack Wells came out back in the 90s? My college roommates and I ate them by the box because they said “fat free.” If they are f...

April 10, 2015

From an outsider’s perspective, it should be easy for a stay-at-home mom or dad to lose weight and stay fit. Anyone who has never done the stay at home drill pictures hours of leisure time,...

December 21, 2013

A mother is never truly alone. Even on the rare occasion I am by myself, my mind and heart are with my kids. I can look to the New Year as an opportunity for self-improvement, but the truth...

November 23, 2013

You’ve taken your kids for their flu shots, you’ve stocked up on antibacterial soap and you’ve instructed your children to cough in their sleeve, to not share any drinks and to run for the h...

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