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5 Things I Learned From a Tour of Earth Fare

This week I participated in a press tour of Earth Fare’s new location in Concord, NC. Here are five things I didn’t know about Earth Fare, but now solidifies the healthy grocery store on my list of places to shop. All of their private label products are GMO-free. This means I don’t have to worry […]


A Great Book To Talk Puberty With Girls

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The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls is THE. PUBERTY. REFERENCE. BOOK. for my daughter. We’ve talked about puberty, body changes, menstruation and more, so she had a lot of information. However, she really loves that there’s a book she can go to whenever she feels like it. That allows […]

Choosing Best Natural Deodorant for Kids

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Updated October 2016 When your tween daughter is ready for deodorant, there are a few things to consider before you go shopping: Try rubbing a little baking soda under her arms first. This may do the trick for a while, especially if she is just starting to have an underarm odor. When it’s time to […]

How to Talk Spirituality with Your Child – Three Tips

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Giving our kids a spiritual foundation has a number of benefits. For starters, there is no way to prepare children for every life situation, but we can teach them to pray and listen to their inner voice. We can provide a foundation of principles to serve as a filter for tough decisions. And we can […]

Our Healthy Mommy Daughter Routine: Nighttime Stretching

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Sometimes you start a healthy routine, without realizing just how healthy it is. This is how I happened upon the benefits of stretching before bedtime. I take late evening classes at the local YMCA, so there’s no time to stretch there afterwards. To get in stretching time, I made it a part of my nightly […]

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