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  • On Footrests and Eating

    On Footrests and Eating

    There is a saying amongst lactation professionals, which I learned from I was studying to become a Certified Lactation Counselor: “Flex the hips to open the lips.”  The context was learning about baby’s motor skill and problems that arise from lack of baby skill, such as a baby who does not latch on well, poor […]

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  • Cultivating Healthy Eating Habits

    Cultivating Healthy Eating Habits

    What we’ve learned from ongoing nationwide efforts to reduce childhood obesity (and all the other health issues that come along for the ride), is that early prevention is easier than intervention once the unhealthy habits are in place. Parents can begin cultivating healthy eating habits in their children right from the cradle. Establishing a few […]

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  • Healthy Eaters from the Cradle

    Healthy Eaters from the Cradle

    As nearly everyone has heard by now, America is in the midst of an epidemic of childhood obesity that has created a growing health crisis for our kids. According to the Nestle Nutrition Institute’s benchmark Feeding Infant and Toddler Study (FITS), many of our children are eating a poor quality diet too high in calories […]

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  • Pediatric Literacy

    Pediatric Literacy

    About two months ago, my daughter Charlotte came to me with a book in her hand.  She handed it to me, then held open her arms for me to pluck her up on my lap.  And then she began to flip the pages and listen as I read her a story.

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  • Spanish Veggie Burger Bites Recipe

    Spanish Veggie Burger Bites Recipe

    Veggie burger bites are a perfect dinner. Kids go crazy for the flavor, and flaxseed provides extra nutrition. The burger bites are full of

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  • Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe

    Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe

    Smoothies are one of the quickest ways for your body to digest and assimilate nutrients being sure to give you a boost of energy! Have a smoothie any time of day!

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  • Refreshing Citrus Berry Smoothie Recipe

    Refreshing Citrus Berry Smoothie Recipe

    This is a wonderful way to cool down and quench your thirst on a hot summer afternoon. The smoothies are very quick and easy to make. This is a healthy alternative

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  • Refreshing Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

    Refreshing Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

    This smoothie is creamy and sweet with bright little specks of orange zest in each sip, and the frothy top is

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  • Wonderful Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

    Wonderful Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe

    See how delicious cooking with organic, unprocessed ingredients can be. These pancakes are the perfect recipe to convert even the biggest skeptic. These pancakes are light and fluffy with delicious crispy edges and are opposite of

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  • Tasty Three Cheese Mini Macs Recipe

    Tasty Three Cheese Mini Macs Recipe

    These Mini Macs are an innovative bite-sized version of everyone’s favorite comfort food. Enjoy!

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