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Are you being fooled by distractions this April Fool’s Day?

Several years ago, we went through the challenging task of teaching our son to ride his bike. This time, instead of doing the old, chase him and hold on, let go and see him fall on the hard cement technique, we started out on the grass on a hill that slopes slightly. (I think we [...]

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Heart Health

Fall in Love with Heart-Healthy Food

Although February is all about love, when it comes to food, many of us find ourselves in a love-hate relationship. Don’t get us wrong, we love food!  But things quickly change when we try to commit to healthier eating… or (gasp) a diet! We feel robbed of our favorite comfort foods, and that green leafy [...]

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Money Management

Money Management Tips From the National Endowment for Financial Education • Write down everything you spend this month to get a sense of where your money goes. • Calculate how much money you think you will need for retirement. • Pick a date by which to pay off all your credit card debt. • Next [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen Prep Time: 20 min  Cook Time: 40 min Serves: 6 servings Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing 5 cups sliced green beans 4 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 1/2 cups diced onions 2 cups [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Stuffing with Cranberries

Recipe courtesy of Mayo Clinic Staff Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 10 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted and cubed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped fresh cranberries 1 cup whole water chestnuts 1 [...]

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What type of patients does a perinatologist see?

Written by: Dr. Randall Kuhlmann The vast majority of women have healthy pregnancies and their babies are born without difficulties. However, women with high-risk pregnancies often need a close watch for potential concerns or complications. Fortunately, there are many tests and procedures to monitor the health of both mother and baby. Many of these pose [...]

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Parenting after Divorce

Approximately half of all marriages end in divorce and some of these involve children. While the end of a committed relationship is extremely hard on the adults involved, the children are also at times devastated by their parents splitting. What parents can do to increase the chance that their children will emerge the least harmed [...]

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Tips for a Healthy Holiday

The Holiday Season is just around the corner, and with it comes all of our fattening favorites and delicious treats that leave us stuffed with guilt and holiday remorse. Unfortunately that is not all that is left behind.  The US Department of Agriculture estimates that most Americans are left weighing at least 1 pound heavier [...]

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Are you having Thanksgiving at your house and want a really cool easy centerpiece for your table?

Well, this is the coolest, most elegant idea I have come across in a long time. You will need to have: faux fruit/gourds or use real produce A beautiful bowl or pedestal cake dish Adhesive “bling” – found at a craft/hobby store to decorate the produce Apply the “bejeweled” patterns to each piece of fruit [...]

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Part One: Parents as partners in safety

We consider your care and the care and protection of your infant to be our highest priority. We seek your partnership. At the time of delivery, two identification bands with black numbers will be placed on your baby’s wrist and ankle. An identical band will be placed on the mother and the father or other [...]

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