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Free Herb eBook for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms

When I was pregnant I read as much about natural remedies as I could. I was a little rabid about it actually. When my daughters were babies I kept them away from all pharmaceutical baby medicines and instead used natural remedies when they were sick like rubbing garlic oil on the bottom of the feet,… Continue reading Free Herb eBook for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Moms

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Healthy Holiday and the Original Facial Cleanser

The American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation have joined forces to eradicate childhood obesity through their joint initiative, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. They have come up with tips to increase physical fitness this holiday season. Walk It Off – Schedule at least one night a week to eat dinner as… Continue reading Healthy Holiday and the Original Facial Cleanser

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Procter and Gamble Recalls Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack

The Procter and Gamble company voluntarily recalled their Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack because they lack the child-resistant backing for the blister packs. No accidental ingestion by children has been reported. Consumers should stop taking the Vicks DayQuil LiquiCaps. If you decide to continue use, make sure to keep out of… Continue reading Procter and Gamble Recalls Vicks DayQuil Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack

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Maclaren Issues Statement About Recall

I'm sure many of you heard about the Maclaren recall that was initiated last week due to unsafe hinges that amputated the tips of children's fingers both in the US and in the UK. As a result, Maclaren recalled all of their umbrella strollers from 1999-2009. Last Friday they issued a statement to consumers. Although… Continue reading Maclaren Issues Statement About Recall

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HINT Water Partners With Disney

Undoubtedly you have heard about the new Disney movie, The Princess and the Frog, that will be coming out next month. Everyone is extremely excited about Disney's first African-American princess and want to support the milestone. HINT, a delicious fruit flavored water that doesn't have any sugar or artificial sugar, has created a branded bottle… Continue reading HINT Water Partners With Disney

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Nearly Two-Thirds of Children Have Been Bullied in Past Month, Resources Included to Help Your Child

When I was in school I used to be bullied and picked on. I don't think any of us haven't been there. I used to hate it! It certainly didn't make school any easier. Thankfully I was a bookworm who cared only about my studies, but still to this day I think about how being… Continue reading Nearly Two-Thirds of Children Have Been Bullied in Past Month, Resources Included to Help Your Child

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Plum Organics — Recalled

Yesterday, Plum Organics, voluntarily recalled their Apple Carrot Baby Food in Portable Pouches with the May 21, 2010 best by date and with the following number on the bottom of the package: 890180001221. According to Plum Organics official release: Consumers can return any Plum Organics Apple & Carrot pouch-based baby food with the above “best… Continue reading Plum Organics — Recalled

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Brands at Blogalicious — Foods

There were several food brands that sponsored Blogalicious. Quaker Food, Burger King and Con Agra come to mind, but for me the food sponsor that really stuck out was HomeFree Treats. HomeFree Treats makes baked goods like cookies and coffeecakes that are free of peanuts, eggs, tree nuts and dairy. This is especially important as… Continue reading Brands at Blogalicious — Foods

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Join My Village: Help Women and Girls in Malawi

Become a member of Join My Village and help women and girls in Malawi. If you do, join my team. I am a member of Team Tembwe! It is definitely not lost on me how privileged I am as a woman to live in the United States. Sure, America has its social challenges, but one… Continue reading Join My Village: Help Women and Girls in Malawi

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Packing a Healthy School Lunch from Disney FamilyFun

The nice people over at Disney FamilyFun have offered up some really great tips about packing healthy lunches and since I know making school lunch nutritious and fun to eat is a challenge I'm happy to share these creative ideas. Use A Bento Box: Japanese-style bento boxes and their nesting compartments are perfect for kid-size… Continue reading Packing a Healthy School Lunch from Disney FamilyFun