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Creative & Inexpensive Holiday Gifts for Kids

Doesn't it seem like every year kids’ Christmas wishlists get more expensive? When I was growing up my parents would make me the most amazing handmade gifts, and I still treasure them to this day. Here are some creative and inexpensive holiday gifts that your little...

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Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

If you’re like me and most other parents, one of your main concerns in life is the health of your child. You want to make sure they’re getting all the vitamins and nutrients their little body needs to develop properly, and ensure they have the tools they...

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Paleo Recipe of the Week: Orange Shrimp

This is one of my favorite weekday recipes, because it’s fast, easy, and super healthy. You can spice it up, sweeten it (with less-terrible-for-you sweeteners like honey or agave nectar, of course), and tailor it to your tastes, which is great if you’ve got children who can’t...

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Angelina Jolie’s Beauty Secrets

Angelina Jolie is strong, talented and beautiful, so it's no wonder that so many of us women want to know her beauty secrets. With a half dozen children, a handful of nannies, a husband, movies to act in and produce, a great deal of charity work...

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Why Having a Pet will Help You Live Longer

Whether it’s a dog, cat, a horse, or even just a goldfish, one thing is for certain: we love our pets. Pets also have excellent mental, physical and emotional health benefits. If you're like my friend Jason, who is thinking of getting a pet but hasn't done...

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Going Home Again … to Tanana, Alaska

It was time to return. With my two daughters, each under the age of five, I set off to visit my mother in Tanana, Alaska, the place where I was born and raised. Located just 60 miles from the Arctic Circle, it’s not an easy village...

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How to Kick Sugar to the Curb

Are you finally ready to oust that awful, horrible substance known as sugar from your diet? Well good for you! It’s one of the worst things you can consume ...

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Top 5 Health Habits to Teach Young Children

A healthy life starts during childhood. If a child is brought up thinking Happy Meals, videos games and Oreo cookies are a regular daily routine, then that’s going to carry on through their life. They’ll suffer from weight issues, diabetes, a slow metabolism and many other health...

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Myths About Growing Up in Alaska

I am proud to be an Alaskan. I was born and raised in one of the most beautiful parts of the world and I wouldn’t trade that for anything. In my many travels since leaving my native state I’ve encountered several misconceptions about Alaska. Here are the...

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Easy Stress Relieving Exercises You Can Do in 20 Minutes

We’ve all heard that exercise is a great stress reliever, right? Well, here’s the problem with that: when you’re stressed, it’s typically because you have a lot on your plate. You’re busy, you have a ton to do, and you just don’t have time to...