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Tips for a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday associated with love notes, roses, romantic dinners and candy. Being that February is American Heart Month, it’s also important to encourage long-term lifestyle changes to keep the hearts in your family healthy. Valentine’s Day offers an opportunity to help children make a positive association with healthy choices and a healthy heart.

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Game Day Recipe Round Up

Whether you’re a huge football fan or just watching for the commercials, you know that the big game is just around the corner. Is your spread ready? Sack the standard chips, dip and hot wings for these healthy game day options.

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The Importance of Family Dinners & #KidsCookMonday Twitter Party

We’re teaming up with our friends at Kids Cook Monday and Christine Pittman of Cook the Story to host the #KidsCookMonday Twitter party on January 27 at 9pm EST. Join us as we chat about cooking with kids and the importance of eating together as a family. Gearing up for the Twitter party, we spoke with Diana K. Rice, registered dietitian at The Monday Campaigns, for her take on family dinners.

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5 Simple Ways to be Kind to Yourself

The start of the new year is the perfect time to take a look at how we treat each other and how we treat ourselves. How we treat ourselves is a crucial part of mental health. After all, if we are not kind to ourselves, how can we expect to thrive in this rough-and-tumble world? Here are 5 easy ways to make it happen for both kids and adults.

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5 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier at Restaurants

I’ll admit it: I’m not a big fan of eating out. I have trouble digesting the concept of forking over hard-earned cash for the “privilege” of navigating a minefield of calories, fat and sodium. But, as the working mom of three busy boys, I get it. Eating out is part of life and sometimes we just need a break!

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