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Light meal of the month

This polish sausage can be found at any grocery store, and it’s turkey version makes a good replacement for its true form. You can also cook it two easy ways. One pan meal, or foil bake. Since I’m not a cook, I’d take this more of a tip than a recipe…change it up to suit your needs! 😉

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Healthier Popcorn

Years ago I was frightened by some of the reports I heard about microwave popcorn and chemicals used to make it. Not knowing what to believe I decided to make my own… Enjoy your pop! I’m in no way a great cook but will try to share some of the very easy, and healthier snacks and meals we use in our house.

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keeping active in the winter

Staying active is much more attainable if you keep your routine simple. Also, don’t be so hard on yourself. Be active to feel better, rather than trying to attain that unrealistic 20 something figure you’ve been dreaming of having again. The real attraction is a person who is happy and healthy and that feels good about themselves as they are.

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Vaping: Teen Awareness

When it comes to health and safety it’s best to foster a open environment and to keep judgement at bay. It’s more important to know what your teen may be getting involved with than determining what type of punishment might be suitable. Have open discussions with your teen about vaping, and seek medical advice if they are using nicotine regularly and need help to stop.

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Screen time, or no screen time

As parents we receive never ending amounts of conflicting advice about raising our little ones. One highly scrutinized issue being screen time. As a former pediatric nurse, and a mom of an only child, with no pals to entertain him other than his parents, the inner conflict is real.

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Breaking Bias

A fellow nurse and a very good friend of mine confided in me that she is struggling with some issues with coworkers at hospital she works at repeatedly making culturally biased comments regarding patients. She, coming from a culturally diverse background, and having spent years living in a very progressive community, she is struggling to […]

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Own Your Uterus

I said it. Own your uterus. It’s yours, along with everything that comes with it. I understand many women prefer to keep all things uterus personal. For me as a nurse this was a struggle. I decided to be more open. I thought if I didn’t tell people they would think I was insane. I […]

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