When I became pregnant with my first born, I was equal parts excited, anxious, and in love. As time went on, however, the latter, the heart-squeezing feeling of being in love turned into suffocation. I was downright afraid and worried about events that I would have never foreseen before becoming pregnant. Things that were not […]

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Editor and Chief of the Feed personal video blog on things I just find interesting. Check out the article mentioned in this video here http://www.thefeed.us/lifestyle/how-to-keep-kids-busy-this-summer/

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We've heard it all a thousand times! "I'm bored!" Every kid in America is about to be on summer vacation, and while for some parents, who can afford summer camps and other activities outside of the house to keep their kids busy and happy, others (like me) are forced to get inventive during summer break.

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Food can be as addictive as cocaine or heroin. And it’s difficult for parents to counteract its appeal.

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He works hard to provide. Provide for himself a sense of fulfillment through his contribution to society. His wages support the home that you have built together. He realizes and acknowledges that the work you do is just as important for similar, or even different reasons. He protects who he loves. He protects his investment […]

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In March Burger King quietly removed soft drinks from its kids’ menu and as a beverage option for the Burger King Kids meal. They aren’t the first fast food chain to do this – Wendy’s and McDonald’s have instituted similar changes as well. Soft drinks can still be ordered, but the posted options for kids […]

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As a child, I grew up in the home with my grandmother. She was a physically and mentally strong woman and I enjoyed her company. When I got married and had children of my own, I learned how difficult it was to be a mother. I couldn’t wait until I had grandchildren of my own […]

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Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Are Ignorant and Irresponsible Parents by Damien Powell In 2000, the US declared measles officially eliminated, thanks to vaccination. However, the country experienced a record number of measles cases in 2014, with 644 cases across 27 states – the highest number since 2000. This year, more than 150 people have […]

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I’ve often watched TLC’S 19 Kids and Counting over the years. I’ve observed in amazement as the mother of this large brood, handled her kids with such love and patience. I, like most moms, yearn to be the best every day for my kids; yet I fail constantly. I have come to the conclusion that […]

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Granola and Asparagus There are days when I look at my children and I am amazed at how quickly they grow and how sophisticated they’ve become. I guess in part it’s because I’ve never really talked to them like they were babies. In my opinion, baby talk equates to having to teach your child two […]

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