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Category Archives: Healthy Mind Body and Spirit

Mom and Baby Yoga Offers Physical, Mental Benefits

Posted on March 12th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger If you’ve ever practiced yoga, you are no doubt aware of all the wonderful benefits of these stretching and breathing exercises. But did you know this practice can also be great for your baby? Besides giving you a postpartum workout, mom and baby yoga is also associated with developmental benefits [...]

Five Reasons Why You Should Unplug Yourself From Technology

Posted on March 6th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger These days, we’re spending more time on smartphones, social media, and email than ever before. However, all that time spent plugged into technology can make you feel distracted, worn down, and stressed. Here are five reasons why you should unplug yourself from technology: More ‘You Time’ If you think you [...]

Healthy Saint Patrick’s Day Treats for Your Toddler

Posted on March 3rd, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Are your kids asking why shamrocks and leprechauns are popping up everywhere? Saint Patrick’s Day is in the air! Why not celebrate the holiday with some healthy Saint Patrick’s Day treats for your toddler? Try one of these tasty finger foods during snack time today. Pot O’ Gold Dip [...]

The Best Way to Eat Kale: Often

Posted on February 27th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger You probably already know that leafy greens, including spinach and romaine lettuce, pack a huge nutritional punch. Have you ventured into trying kale? The best way to eat kale is . . . often! When I first bought a bunch of the curly, rigid greens, I was intimidated. It [...]

Transit Bikes Reducing Large Cities’ Carbon Footprint

Posted on February 26th, 2014

Posted by Steve Green, guest blogger Large cities are looking toward transit bikes and public transportation to help relieve congestion on city streets while reducing the carbon footprint that is a byproduct of motor vehicle transportation. It’s not a secret that residents of United States are some of the worst carbon footprint offenders, especially in [...]