Hi Mamas (and dads too)!After reading Lori's article about healthy eating, I thought it was a perfect start to a conversation. My kids are 8, 6, and 4 and I do everything I can to eat well and feed…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Sheila Hill Oct 11, 2011.
I am a wife and mother of three from Red Bank.
While studying to become a Doula, I decided what I really wanted to help empower whole families so they could live richer, healthier lives. So I combined my birth work with a certification in Holistic Health Counseling and at Real Life Wellness I help busy people make simple, easy changes to live their best lives from birth and beyond.
You can also find me writing about my own adventures in parenting and wellness all around the internet. I am a founding editor of the Jersey Moms Blog and The Right Hand Mom Blog. When I want to get all that done in 140 characters or less, I'm on twitter @ritzking
Posted on September 12, 2013 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments
Now that it's summer (kind of) around here, we are delving into all the yummy, warm-weather fruits. I love pineapple but I used to never buy it because it is so expensive to buy precut. I was always intimidated by whole pineapples but I just decided for around $2, it was worth learning what to do with them.
The video below shows me cutting a pineapple the quick and easy way-no fancy tools necessary. When you get yours, remember you want it to be a golden yellow color and soft but not…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 12:00pm
I'm always asked what I put in my kids' lunchboxes. I know at this time of the year, they might be bored and it's time to switch up a bit. So, here are some healthy snack ideas at my house. You can find a recipe for gluten free granola (which I add to yogurt or apple sauce) on my blog,The Right Hand Mom.…Continue
Posted on May 6, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment
Avocados are not only delicious, but they are a great source of nutrition as they contain over 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Avocados sometimes get a bad rep because of their high calorie count, but they are a source of "good' fat and might even help you lose weight by helping you feel full and increasing metabolism. They're great for babies and kids as well as they're a superfood that is easy to mash and eat-perfect for early eaters!
Sometimes buying the correct avocado…Continue
Posted on February 3, 2013 at 10:23pm — 1 Comment