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May 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Eating Healthy... Even at BBQs

Summer is almost here and that means BBQs, family parties and vacations. That also means it is very easy to “stray” from your healthy eating. Here a couple tips to keep in mind when eating out this summer:



Skip the chips and dip and cheese and crackers. START with the veggies



Go for the turkey burgers or even a veggie burger on the grill instead of hot dogs or ribs



Eat corn on the cob and stay away from mayo based salads



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Added by Angie Hoffman on May 30, 2011 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Making Connections with Like-Minded Moms

As a new mom, you’re generally thrust into a new social circle, especially if you’re the first one of your friends to have a baby. Forming relationships with like-minded moms will help you feel supported and understood during a time when you’re most likely sleep-deprived and feeling a bit awkward because it’s new territory. Don’t go it alone!

Where to Find New Moms

Meeting new moms is relatively easy. It takes a little effort, but you’ll reap big rewards! Here are some…

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Added by Stacey Crew on May 25, 2011 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Top Five Best Parks and Playgrounds for Kids

As spring (or at least what should be the season of spring... you know the one with sun and warm temperatures) happens upon us, I think it's time to get our kids outside everyday for lots of fresh air, sunlight and exercise.  This was a long, cold and snowy winter, so now I like to take advantage of every non-raining day to explore the beauty of New Jersey.  It got me thinking about the best parks and playgrounds for kids, those with plenty to do that is fun and free.

 

So,…

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Added by Brenda Milouchev on May 24, 2011 at 2:01pm — 3 Comments

Packing for the Hospital: Labor and Delivery Style

For the first 7 months or so, you’re pretty much focused on buying all sorts of fun stuff for the baby: swings, toys, clothes. But before you know it, the 8th month creeps up on you (or for some, the 9th month sneaks right in under your…

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Added by Erin on May 8, 2011 at 9:10pm — 1 Comment

Are You Beach Body Ready?

In less than 30 days, it is Memorial Day.  Yes, there is a light at the end of this horrid weather tunnel we have experienced this winter and spring (did we even have a spring??).  Summer is approaching, and all of a sudden we go into panic mode?!?  BEACH SEASON?!?  BIKINI??  TANKINI???  SHORTS????  AHH!!!!  Are you ready? 

 

I know what have been thinking about ll winter..."oh I have time, Ill just eat one more cookie, or finish that mac and cheese on the kids plate, no…

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Added by Lori Sawyer on May 4, 2011 at 8:36pm — 2 Comments

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