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How To Raise Independent Children

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Children crave independence. Building independence can begin as early as two years old. ... Read full article

Surround Yourself With People You Want to Be Like

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Did you know that the four people with whom you spend the most time are who you become in the future? Scary, isn’t it? This fact alone should make you very selective about the company you keep.... Read full article

Three Health Apps You Can Use Everyday

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So, I don’t know about you, but for four years now, I have really paid attention to what’s in our food and our cleaning supplies. While moderation is probably key to using bleach...there is always a better choice. But whether it’s bleach or a multi-s... Read full article

Make Healthy Eating Fun from Lunchtime to Lifetime

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Picture this as your child’s midday meal: a lunchbox filled with colorful tomatoes and peppers, strawberries and a pinwheel whole grain sandwich packed with spinach, lean turkey and low-fat cream cheese.... Read full article



Spice it Up with Chef Celeste

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Chef Celeste Gill is a name many Louisianians are becoming familiar with. Her journey to becoming one of the greatest chefs in our area began when she was just a young adult.... Read full article

Caring For Your Aging Pets

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As our animals start to age, their bodies begin to need different things. By taking the time to familiarize ourselves with some of the things our aging pets need, we can help ensure them long and healthy lives. A key aspect of healthy aging, maintain... Read full article

A New Way to Stretch

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“A year ago, I was scheduled for serious back surgery (rods, screws, etc.) However, a local massage therapist helped me realize that the root cause of my back pain was actually a very tight piriformis muscle that was pulling my spine out of position,... Read full article

Purging!

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From the first time I bought my first born a toy, a dinging sound went off in my brain and my mind shouted, “This is fun! This will never get old!” Well, yes it will get old because it will pile up. It’s much easier to clean a small amount of toys th... Read full article

Wake Up, Coffee, Lunchbox

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You know how it goes…you wake up, have your coffee, get the kids up and dressed, and you realize, “Oh my gosh, I forgot to pack lunches!” Since they eat a lot, we would like the snacks and lunches to be somewhat healthy. Also the food should be with... Read full article