It does not take long for most mothers to realize everyone has an opinion on how you should raise your kid. Everyone seems especially concerned with how and what you’re feeding your kid. I had a big baby (at 41 weeks) who thinned out into a skinny mister after he entered the world. There were […]
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Lisa Lillien (AKA Hungry Girl) will be In Conversation with Dr. Michaell Robin, Founder & Chief Wellness Officer of Your Wellness Connection about Lisa’s New Softcover, Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry OBSESSED! This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & Your Wellness Connection.
Dear Mom, I see you over there, the one with the allergic kid. Looking worried, looking tired. I saw how you hovered near the playground searching the ground for errant animal crackers or peanuts, the offending food that could send your little one into an attack, that could keep him from breathing, that tiny bite […]
Omaha, Nebraska. The family getaway I didn’t know I was missing. Last fall, Amber and I told you about a great family-friendly destination not far from home in Kansas City: Omaha, Nebraska. With husbands and kids in tow, we hit all the hot spots: from Omaha’s botanical center, Lauritzen Gardens, to the Old Market, from […]
When we started our son Jona on solid foods, he devoured absolutely everything. I thought, in the smugness that only a first-time mom could possess, he’d just be one of those kids that wasn’t picky. Well, soon after his first birthday that fantasy disintegrated; he quickly began competing to be crowned “Pickiest Toddler in Kansas […]
I love a hot chocolate packet, don’t get me wrong, but by mid-January I’ve reached my instant hot chocolate threshold. To spice things up, my kids and I tried a few warm winter drink recipes: vanilla milk, healthy hot chocolate and homemade apple cider. The [not very scientific] results are in. Meet The Tasters: Mom: I didn’t last […]
Growing up we had the same thing every morning for breakfast – sugary cereal with nonfat milk. I remember always being hungry an hour later, even though I ate 3-4 servings. The hardest but most transformational thing I did for my health was to get rid of this “go-to” breakfast and replacing it with high […]