Archive for April, 2009

Toy Invasion

Is there a room in your house that doesn’t have a single toy in it? Yesterday I realized that the only place in our home that has not been infiltrated by my preschooler’s toys is the laundry room.

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The Number 1 Attitude

The more I thought about that research and the claims that self control could be bad and have negative effects, the more it seemed to me it is just another excuse for selfishness. The simple fact is our society promotes selfishness.

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Ten Tips for Weight Loss Success

If you are looking for some good ways to eat right and not necessarily diet then here are ten simple steps toward a healthier you. You will most likely lose weight following these tips depending on how well you follow them, but you will definitely be healthier. 1.

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Finding A Place to Fit In

As a single parent do you feel left out a lot? Do you feel uncomfortable in most social situations? Most single parents feel that way. You are not alone. Finding a place to fit in when you are a single parent is tough. Your married friends look at you in pity.

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What Are Adaptogens?

I was at a holistic health expo this weekend and visited a booth offering “adaptogen sprays”. I’d never heard of adaptogens before, and grabbed a brochure. Adaptogens are plants and/or herbs that supposedly have the ability to increase the body’s resistance to fatigue and stress.

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The Importance of Vitamin D in Pregnancy

Vitamin D is an important nutrient in pregnancy for the growth and development of the baby’s bones and teeth. In addition, vitamin D aids in the absorption of calcium and phosphates. Proper nutrition during pregnancy, including adequate vitamin D, may help lower the risk of pre-eclampsia.

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Mia Farrow Fasts for Darfur

Actress/activist Mia Farrow has long been a supporter of children’s rights and has especially been concerned about the welfare of those in Africa. She works as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and has traveled to war torn Darfur three times since 2004.

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How to Get Free Stuff

One of the big benefits of living frugally is that you often get the opportunity for free stuff. This is lots of free stuff, from magazine subscriptions to furniture. You might be amazed at the amount of free stuff that is available if you know how to find it.

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