A Little Holiday Family Fun

So, we're doing the whole Elf on the Shelf thing in our household this year for the first time. I'm not sure who's enjoying it more - my kids, my husband and I, or the friends and family we send the elf picture to each morning. Mommybites co-founder, Laura, enjoys seeing our Elf pictures so much that she insisted I share a few in today's newsletter. So here are a few of our family's favorite pictures of our cheeky, cereal eating, sun bathing, reindeer riding, Green Bay Packers loving little... read more

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry Over the Holidays – Guilt and Stress Free: Teleclass Re-cap

‘Tis the season for crowded stores, present wrapping, guests, and a whole lot of stress. This week, we held an important and enlightening teleclass, expertly facilitated by Mareya Ibrahim, The Fit Foodie and Founder of EatCleaner.com, and generously sponsored by … read more

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Holidays and Due Dates Do NOT Equal Induction

We are already well past Thanksgiving. The streets are crowded with Christmas tree vendors, the sound of the Salvation Army bells echo in subway entrances, and holiday lights are glittering in the night sky. This is the beginning of holiday … read more

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Be a Great Parent AND Get Your Needs Met

But what about me?! I recently had the opportunity to hold an open forum discussion about parenting. Folks came and asked parenting questions that they had on their minds. One thing that struck me was how many times parents would … read more

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Preparing Yourself to Have Children

If you are expecting your first baby in the near future, you may be excited about the prospect of meeting your child for the first time. Many expectant mothers also have numerous fears and anxieties. These may relate to the … read more

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Always-There-For-You Friends

This is dedicated to anyone who has the “always-there-for-you-I-knew-you-when” type of friends described in Kate Bailey’s article. Because here’s the thing about true friends: they show up. In good times and bad times and everything in-between. They show up. So … read more

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Rustic Blueberry Muffins with Avocado Oil

Are you looking for healthy muffin recipe? These muffins are perfect for a cold fall or winter morning or as an afternoon snack! The muffins are low fat and are full of nutritious ingredients. They are delicious by themselves or … read more

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Loving Reading – Shaping Reading Attitudes from Birth: Teleclass Re-cap

A very special invitation! For those of you who live in the Manhattan area, Explore and Discover would like to invite you to a free Open Art session*. Open Art Studio is every Friday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 am. … read more

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