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Expert Series: inspiring wellness, yoga, and what it means to be a mamapreneur in NYC with Randi Zinn.

Meet Randi Zinn. I am super excited to introduce you to Randi Zinn this week. Randi is the mastermind behind RZ Inspire Wellness, a movement for NYC Moms that enlivens community and encourages wellness across the board. Her workshops and

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surprising first foods for babies.

Who needs processed, packaged rice cereal? Not you! Cultivate your child’s curious palate from their very first bites by introducing flavorful, nutritious, whole foods. Check out the Infant Feeding Schedule for some guidelines on when to introduce which foods to

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chat and chew: creating a dialogue on healthy eating with your kids.

Building a strong dialogue around good eating is an important cornerstone to establishing lasting healthy habits in your household.  Whether your child has barely started solids, or is well into school (yes, that means teens, too!), the words we use

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picky eaters: avoiding the mealtime battleground.

Throwing, yelling, spilling, crying. Cajoling. Girding. Bribing. Sound like dinner time to you?  At some point or another, most kids are picky about something. They are looking to assert some control in their tiny world where the big people put

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competent eating.

“Competent eating” has a funny ring to it. Eating, as we tend to know it, is typically a pretty unconscious experience. Fork to food, food to mouth. Chew. Swallow. Repeat.  But competent eating as a practice can be so much

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knowing your personal care products, personally.

I recently attended a talk by Dr. Sarah Evans of Mount Sinai Hospital’s Children’s Environmental Health Center at Sprout San Francisco in New York. The focus of the talk was reading product labels and identifying potentially harmful chemicals and additives in personal care

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eating emotions [why we eat].

Food can be nourishment.It can be fuel.It can be the power source for our day. It can also be celebration. Escape. Distraction. Amusement. Consolation. Why we eat and when we do is often rooted in patterns we can’t remember forming.

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