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Feeding your kids the right stuff

Is my child getting the right amount of food? Is he growing up properly? Is she taking all the necessary nutrients? These are the general concerns of every mother. Let’s discus some points on nutrition and food nutrients…. Nutrition is... (Continue reading)

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The Slight Edge – Is It Working For You?

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Hi Bloggermoms! It has been way too long since my last post.  I have no excuse!  The summer just flew by and Fall seems to be moving at warp speed.  So I figure I better get on the ball before I... (Continue reading)

Sara and Tacy’s Summer Reset Challenge – some additional information

As we highlighted in Tacy’s post on stress busters – Tacy and Sara are doing a summer reset challenge…. The RESET Challenge is an easy way to get your body back on track through balanced nutrition.  Imagine doing a cleanse... (Continue reading)

Why Stress Makes You Fat

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From Tacy: My husband calls me a “fretter” because if there is something to worry about, I will do so at agonizing lengths.  As much as I hate to admit it, he is right!  And what I hate to admit... (Continue reading)

Creative Ways to be Busy and Healthy at the same time

Are you creative?  Personally, I have never considered myself to be a creative person.  I guess I thought creative people were artists or writers, etc.  But over the past few years, I have broadened my definition of what being creative... (Continue reading)

Beating the Afternoon Crash…aka Arsenic Hour

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Tacy Singleterry and Sarah Thomssen We were talking the other day about how we used to wake up tired and crash every hazy-brained afternoon. The key phrase is “used to”…we don’t do that anymore, and we’re out to help you... (Continue reading)

Hair Conditioning Tip

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Learnt this at my hairdresser. If you put oil in your hair, just massage in after your workout (or maybe before), wrap a towel around it and sit in the sauna for 10 minutes. The steam helps the hair absorb... (Continue reading)

Aromatherapy and Kleenex?

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I was at a cousins house this weekend and every room smelt wonderful. Inviting and lovely. Turns out, the smell was from Eucalyptus oil which they had procured on a recent trip to India. But the trick? Take a few... (Continue reading)

Please help!!!

My eight year old has had an upset stomach and vomit twice now. I have been giving him fluids but the pharmasit suggested to give him Children’s Pepto. That didnt stay in his tummy. What would you suggest for me... (Continue reading)

Remedy for rough skin – Post Holi or Sun Exposure

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Skin feels rough post Holi or Sun exposure? The Sun or the colors and the soap that follows can leave your skin feeling rough. For a quick pick me up and soother, take the cream that forms on top of boiled... (Continue reading)

Home Remedies for Constipation

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Home remedies for constipation or natural cures for constipation are in my opinion the right way  to go. Many of these are surprisingly effective. Especially in the case of constipation in babies or toddlers or constipation in pregnant women natural... (Continue reading)

Quick Tips For Hair Care

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Pregnancy Exercise – The Benefits for You and Your Baby

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 Growing a baby inside of you is a workout in and of itself that can be exhausting. And while the last thing on your mind may be adding exercise to your pregnant days, it is one of the best things... (Continue reading)

Avocado Hair Mask at Home

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For valentines day, here is a quick but effective (and messy) hair treatment. The avocado makes your hair unbelievably soft and shiny and young. Avocado for Hair: Mix 1 Avocado (you can even use those ones which have become too... (Continue reading)

Cleaning mirrors and glass

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So here is something that gives Windex a run for its money. Newspapers are one of the best things to clean glass or mirror. Just wet and clean away. This has been tried and tested in many homes in India... (Continue reading)

The first visit to the OB Gyn in the US

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So you think you are pregnant? Or thinking of becoming pregnant? If you are new to the country, one of the first steps would be to find an OB Gynaecologist. Once you have found one, you may be a bit... (Continue reading)

Finding your OB – Gyn in the US

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Do you have an OB Gyn? Many of us dont choose an OB Gyn till we are realize that we are pregnant. And then sometimes, when you dont want to tell everyone about your pregnancy just yet, asking for an... (Continue reading)

Creating a life beyond migraines – The Spiritual Dimension

This is the last post in the series, Creating a life beyond migraines, for which I have presented The Physical Dimension and The Mental / Emotional Dimension; this post is on The Spiritual Dimension. To meet the overarching goal for removing... (Continue reading)

Creating a life beyond migraines – The Mental / Emotional Dimension

After introducing the topic – Creating a life beyond migraines, I promised elaborations in 3 dimensions: physical, mental/emotional and spiritual. Last week I posted on The Physical Dimension, and here is an elaboration on The Mental/Emotional Dimension. (Most of the guidelines offered below... (Continue reading)

Creating a life beyond migraines – The Physical Dimension

Last week I introduced Creating a Life Beyond Migraines, with a promise to follow up on the physical dimension, mental/emotional dimension, and the spiritual dimension. To meet the overarching goal for removing all toxicity and allowing yourself to heal from within, the following are... (Continue reading)

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