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Lose weight without stress or starvation
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A workout that really works with your life
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Natural ways to fight winter bugs  -- colds, flu, and more
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If you're anything like, oh, every other mom, working out somehow gets stuck between "Read fifth bedtime story" and "Clean out garage." Who has the...
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Try this flexibility routine, created by Mom Squad fitness expert Sharon Monplaisir for Christina Singleton. Remember to stretch every time you work...
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You can do these moves anywhere -- even the playground!
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Q  What advice do you have to gain control of my five-year-old daughter's weight? Despite eliminating fried foods, refined sugar, etc., she...
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You've heard about the growing rates of childhood obesity, and you probably know that a healthy diet and lots of exercise can prevent kids from...
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Find out how to be a good mom
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Love-handle minimizerTones the oblique muscles (the waist)? Stand up straight, with your legs hip-width apart.? Contract your abdominal muscles to...
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There's no cure for the common cold, but you can feel better faster with these quick tips: * Try nasal irrigation. Flushing your nasal passages...
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It's easy to get stuck in a dinner-and-drinks rut with friends. Solution: Take a class!Yoga Whether you're a devotee or don't know Downward Dog from...
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It's not always the baby who's stealing your zzz's. The position you snooze in can throw off proper body alignment, which affects quality of sleep....
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Q  I take my 4-week-old everywhere with me, but my mom says I should keep my baby  -- and myself  -- at home. Am I wrong? A ...
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Simply thinking of your daily activities as "exercise" helps shed pounds, says a new study in Psychological Science. Four weeks after a group of...
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Easy ways to get in shape, from personal trainer Cathy Moxley, author of The Busy Mom's Ultimate Fitness Guide and a mom of three:During diaper...
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Vending-machine junk food, too few gym classes—schools make kids fat, right? Not so, says a new study in the American Journal of Public Health...
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The last thing you want to take on vacation is a bug from your flight. So:Keep cabin time short. Book early-morning flights, when you're least likely...
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Every day with your baby won't be rosy. Here, 31 ways to sail through the rough spots
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Q. I've turned into one of those paranoid mothers! Everything seems like a threat, from the man who smiles at my daughter in the market to the food I...
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When you're so busy you skipped lunch whole-wheat pita half stuffed with 1/4 cup water-packed tuna and 2 tomato slices veggie burger (no bun) topped...
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The reason behind this fast-growing drug epidemic
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A girl who's physically active into her preteen years might be less likely to develop breast cancer when she grows up, suggests a new study. The...
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Feel like you're sleepwalking through your day? When nighttime sleep is in short supply, "napping can help a new mother survive," says Sara C....
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Why warm the bench while your kid gets all the action? Easy ways to make the most of your time at the playground:Monkey-bar knee lifts upper body,...

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