3 Simple Ways to Fight Fatigue

3 Simple Ways to Fight Fatigue

We all suffer from fatigue some time in our lives and if you are a parent, then you probably suffer from fatigue a bit more often. However, you don't have to give in to the fatigue, instead here are 3 simple ways you can fight fatigue and truly enjoy life. Here are 3 simple ways you can fight fatigue: Start Moving - You're probably thinking, how can I possible move if I am fatigued? Did you know that a simple brisk walk around the block … continue reading

3 Simple Ways to Fight Fatigue

3 Simple Ways to Fight Fatigue

We all suffer from fatigue some time in our lives and if you are a parent, then you probably suffer from fatigue a bit more often. However, you don't have to give in to the fatigue, instead here are 3 simple ways you can fight fatigue and truly enjoy life. Here are 3 simple ways you can fight fatigue: Start Moving - You're probably thinking, how can I possible move if I am fatigued? Did you know that a simple brisk walk around the block … continue reading

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3 Tips To Increase Your Teen’s Self-Esteem

Between maintaining hobbies, friendships and parental approval, teens are constantly overwhelmed with the pressure to figure out their own personal identities while also trying to determine where exactly they fit in. The constant desire for approval can take a toll on your teen’s self-esteem. In fact, teens with low self-esteem are more likely to engage in dangerous activities, such as underage drinking or over-the-counter cough medicine abuse, … continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Exercising in the Morning is a Great Choice

Tell the truth-- you know you want to exercise, but finding the time and energy to do so can be problematic.  You're already running around half-crazed with things to do, and adding another thing to fit in after you start your day--even if it is something to keep healthy is next to impossible. But what if you decided to exercise before you started your day?  There are quite a few reasons to consider it.  Here are a few: Reason #1:  Morning … continue reading

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How to Have a Smart Summer

Good morning all-- as we celebrate #throwbackthursday we decided to revisit one of our favorite posts by one of our resident home school experts, Donna Vail  Please enjoy! -- Laura Seeber, managing editor, Dr. Mommy and Friends Our culture has been trained to follow a schedule that may contribute to dumbing us down. You know the schedule that revolves around a conventional school model where you go to school fall through spring and once summer … continue reading

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Inventing a Healthy Diet

Sometimes, eating healthy means you have to be a little bit inventive.  Let's face it-- the food lining the shelves in the neat little boxes and jars in your local grocery store isn't always the best choice, especially if you want to maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you've decided to start eating more whole, raw foods, there are a lot of ways that you can invent some really healthy and great … continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Exercising in the Morning is a Great Choice

Tell the truth-- you know you want to exercise, but finding the time and energy to do so can be problematic.  You're already running around half-crazed with things to do, and adding another thing to fit in after you start your day--even if it is … continue reading

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Is it Time to Change Up Your Exercise Routine?

Last night my husband and I sat talking about our gym membership.  It had been at least a week since either of us had gone, and when we did, we really didn't do very much- he relaxed in the whirlpool while I swam a few of my usual laps.  Besides … continue reading

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Help! I Want To Lose 20 Pounds!

Congratulations!! You've made the first step. The first step in 'wanting' to lose weight is setting a goal. A goal is necessary in order to achieve anything in life and it works when you want to better your health as well. However, … continue reading

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When is a Headache More Than A Headache?

It can probably be fairly said that everyone has had a headache at one time of another.  Most of us chalk it up to tension, hunger, even dehydration.  We take a few pain killers, drink some water, lie down in a darkened room, or just go about … continue reading

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Competition is Healthy….Right?

For many people, the drive to get healthy, to exercise is influenced, in part by a type of friendly competition between exercise buddies, friends, between a trainer and his client, or even in some cases between members of a loving family.  In … continue reading

Why The Fuss Over Infused Water?

Everyone knows the importance of drinking water. Your body is primarily made of water and your organs need water to function at their optimum levels. When the summer months arrive, water is much more essential. The heat will deplete your body … continue reading

Why Not A Healthy Addiction?

Why Not A Healthy Addiction?

The word addiction seems to leave a bad taste in anyone's mouth. But what if we changed the meaning or gave the word 'addiction' a positive meaning? Another word that seems to get a 'bad rap' is obsession. Again, what if we could change the … continue reading

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The Fabric of Our Lives

We hold. We comfort. We pick-up. We Soothe. When our children are young, we spend our days with them in our arms, across our bodies, clinging to our legs. And often, by the end of the day, we feel all touched out. The last thing we want to do is … continue reading

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How to Have a Smart Summer

Good morning all-- as we celebrate #throwbackthursday we decided to revisit one of our favorite posts by one of our resident home school experts, Donna Vail  Please enjoy! -- Laura Seeber, managing editor, Dr. Mommy and Friends Our culture … continue reading

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3 Tips To Increase Your Teen’s Self-Esteem

Between maintaining hobbies, friendships and parental approval, teens are constantly overwhelmed with the pressure to figure out their own personal identities while also trying to determine where exactly they fit in. The constant desire for … continue reading

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Bless Them, Change Me

I was in Arkansas this past weekend at a family reunion. I got up before my family and went to the breakfast area of the hotel to enjoy some coffee before everyone woke up and joined me. As I was sipping, I noticed a very attractive mom with two … continue reading

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 New Tool for Your Homeschool: Teachability Index

How do you decide what you listen to? What will you read? This is important for our continued learning and even more important as we homeschool our children. With so many books and so little time you really have to be selective. It’s imperative … continue reading

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10 Really Good Quinoa Recipes With Less Than 10 Ingredients

Do you eat quinoa? If not, you really should. Quinoa is really good for you. It's full of fiber and protein and is very versatile. That said, if you look through most quinoa cookbooks or other cookbooks with quinoa recipes often the majority of … continue reading

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Peach Heirloom Tomato Salad

Living in the deep southern part of the United States, I’m enjoying the time of year for fresh, homegrown tomatoes and juicy, sweet peaches.  This recipe is a summer favorite; it’s unique, and the flavors meld together beautifully!!  Peach … continue reading

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Mango Peach Green Smoothie

Green Smoothies are full of nutrients and vitamins made possible by the spinach or kale you add. This smoothie not only contains delicious fruit, it contains kale. Kale, the incredible green leafy vegetable that is in this smoothie, has more … continue reading

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6 Simple Strategies For Creating Headlines That Don’t Suck

Great headlines are a wonderful way to grab some attention from your audience but they are often difficult to construct.  I did a little checking with some of my colleagues and found out that some of those headlines or subject lines that got … continue reading

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Creative Ways to Market Your Business With Instagram

We've all heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well, Instagram is all that and more! Most of us already know that Instagram is a visual platform and a fun way to stay in touch with the antics of family and friends.  But … continue reading

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How Your Mindset Can Make or Break Your Business – Part 2

Have your thoughts been holding your back, or helping you shoot for the moon? In Part One of this series, I covered the steps you can take to control and direct your inner dialog, so that it works for you, and not against you. As we embark on … continue reading

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21 Inspirational Quotes That Could Change Your Perspective

Inspirational quotations and motivational messages have the power to transform a dreary week into one of hope, and a hopeful week into one of action.  Here are 21 of my favorites. "Accept responsibility for your life.  Know that it is you who … continue reading

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The Goal For The New Year – Take One Day At A Time

Happy New Year! If you're like most, you're wondering what happened to the past year. For some reason the time seems to be a rapid speed mode and there is no way to stop it. However, you don't have to be on the same speed to truly enjoy life. … continue reading

Start the New Year with a Healthier Mind and Body

Start the New Year with a Healthier Mind and Body

The new year is quickly approaching and of course, you will be bombarded with many infomercials and commercials for new year's resolutions. You know the usual, lose weight with this potion, gain body muscle with this machine, look leaner with … continue reading