Adult braces? Maybe

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Ever felt uncomfortable in your own skin?   I think that this is something that everyone; whether male or female, goes through at some point. No matter who you are, there is bound to be a time in your life when you felt insecure about some aspect of your appearance.   For me, it was public speaking. I absolutely ...

Chocolate Cough Medicine #DrCocoaReliefwithaSmile

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We're coming into that time of year where I'm giving a serious side eye to each and every cough, sneeze, and sniffle I hear. With flu season just around the corner I'm not taking any chances. I know that I can't protect my kids every single moment of every single day (aside from putting them ...

National School Lunch Week #NSLW

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Happy National School Lunch Week!  Did you know that we've been celebrating NSLW since 1962? Those who work to organize, plan and prepare school lunches have a tough job to do, especially with funding being so tight across the country.  Take the time this week (PLEASE!) to say THANK YOU to those who do work ...

Energy Bites Recipe: For the love of play #QuakerPlayMaker #Giveaway

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Quaker has asked me to talk to you about their For the Love of Play campaign, in partnership with the NFL and Fuel Up to Play 60, designed to help fuel healthy families so they an get out and be active for 60 minutes of play a day.  Physical activity, in combination with good nutrition, is ...

Help the medicine go down with Dr. Cocoa

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It’s hard watching your child be sick. As a mother, it tugs at the core of my heart. I hate feeling helpless, not being able to wave my magic mommy wand and fix things right away. Like most moms I’ll do anything in my power to get the feeling just like new as soon as ...

5 Things Your School Nutrition Director Wants You to Know

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Earlier this year, I was invited to attend the School Nutrition Association Conference in Boston. It was, to say the least, a very eye opening experience for me. I had so many questions I didn't even know I had, and while it was just a short experience (one day), really enlightening. Right after the conference, ...

Beauty is… #BeautyIs

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Walgreens and Dove want to reward you for sharing what #beautyis to you! Dove and Walgreens are committed to building positive self-esteem and inspiring all women and girls to reach their full potential and acknowledge that beauty is defined in many different ways. One way Dove and Walgreens is partnering to redefine beauty is through a popular ...

Surface Lightens Load for Backpack Awareness Day #lightenmyload #windowschampions

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Times have changed a whole bunch since I lugged all of my notebooks and textbooks to all my classes from K through my grad school time.  I never had a laptop, a tablet, anything!  Students are kicking off the new school year, and it goes without saying that technology like laptops, tablets and readers are ...

Nutrition Support for Kids

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I'm writing this post about nutrition support for kids because I'm a PediaSure sponsored blog partner.     We all want what's best for our kids.  I have yet to meet a parent who doesn't. I can safely say that just about every parent I've come across in my life has wanted to offer their kids advantages ...

Alex Morgan wants Smiles Across America #HealthySmiles #Giveaway

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When you think of fresh breath, what comes to mind? For me, it’s Trident. One of the worst things is getting approached by someone wanting to speak with you, after you’ve just downed your morning coffee. Since I’m pretty sure there’s nothing appealing or socially acceptable about my morning dragon breath, I always store a ...