News You Can’t Miss From Shape Magazine

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I have been receiving Shape magazine for years.  It is always filled with great health information. The October issue has Jessica Alba on the cover, and she never disappoints. I had always heard that being dehydrated makes our bodies have to work harder, but I never knew why.  According to Shape magazine a recent study shows that even mild dehydration…

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Homemade Diaper Genie

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This post is a little bit off topic, but for those of you who are still changing diapers it will be useful! If you’re like me you have WAY too many Wal-Mart bags.   I typically use mine for the bathroom trash can, and Aldis trips.  That is until I discovered another use for them.  Instead of throwing them away where…

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New Nutrition Label Standards

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By the year 2018 companies will be required to list the percentage of sugar in one serving on Nutrition Facts labels.  For example:  if there is 500% of your daily value of sugar in one serving then it will now actually be obvious.  My guess is that portion sizes will get smaller.  I wonder if they will lessen sugar content…

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Dump Stress In Its Tracks

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For some reason I go throughout most of my days in a hurry.  I’m always wanting to get something done.  I usually don’t have to get it done ASAP, but I feel that I should. On some days I never completely relax after a task has been done.  I’ve noticed that some people go throughout their entire day relaxed, no…

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Little Miss Copycat: A Poem

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Little miss copycat, Smiling bright there she sat.   Her mommy is careful about what Copycat can see, She looks so clever sitting there, the little sweet pea.   It’s a beautiful Monday they are doing yoga, Mommy is just glad she wasn’t caught wearing the toga.   Mommy does plank, Copycat looks more like a tank.   Mommy executes…

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My Healthy Funny Children

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My girls are almost always happy.  My 3-year-old is smiling unless she isn’t getting her way, imagine that.  She hates clothes.  Her prime enjoyment is to run around naked all day unless we go outside of the house.  When I try to put clothes on her she takes off like a wild deer in the opposite direction.  My 8-month-old baby has…

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