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Couples Keeping Fit

Couples Keeping Fit

by Kimberly Kimmig Be creative and have fun dating your husband again. Rather than spending a small fortune on dinner and a movie, why not try a fun activity together or explore someplace new? An active date will help keep you fit, improve communication within your marriage, and help you make memories as a couple. […]

Ho Ho Hold It! (for the Holidays)

Ho Ho Hold It! (for the Holidays)

OK, we all know it’s coming. It begins with Halloween candy and spirals down as Thanksgiving rolls in with all the comfort foods. Then December…

Tummy Troubles Around the Holidays

Tummy Troubles Around the Holidays

“My husband was great and cooked dinner for me tonight. Now I have diarrhea and stomach cramps and it feels terrible! Do I have to go to the hospital?”

Rain or Shine

Rain or Shine

Oh the irony! Meteorologist Amy Sweezey went into labor as Hurricane Jeanne was making landfall in 2004. Read the exclusive interview here!

How can I get my children to eat their veggies?

How can I get my children to eat their veggies?

All parents want their children to adopt better eating habits, and Dr. Gordon — a proud father of seven — can relate. Here you’ll find some techniques that work and some that don’t. But in the end, the best answer may be simpler than you think!

Infant Swim Lessons

Infant Swim Lessons

We started each child in infant swim lessons shortly after they learned to crawl. They learned to float as infants and then swim-float-swim as toddlers.

Thinner Arms and a Slimmer Waist – in Only 15 Minutes a Day

Thinner Arms and a Slimmer Waist – in Only 15 Minutes a Day

by Kirsten Evans Baby Boot Camp® Orlando Owner & ACE® Certified Fitness Instructor Specializing in Pre & Postnatal Fitness Daily Routine: Push Ups: 15 reps Plank Jacks: 60 sec (shoulders and core) Side Plank Hip Dips: 15 reps (right side only) Mountain Climbers: 60 sec Side Plank Hip Dips: 15 reps (left side only) Plank: […]

Letter From the Editor: Resolutions… What if I fail?

Letter From the Editor: Resolutions… What if I fail?

We’re already well into 2015, and I’ve heard many people say, “I’m not making any resolutions this year. Exercise more … lose weight … read more … argue less. Blah, blah, blah.” I get it. I’m right there with you. I’m too busy to add a resolution to my schedule. Besides, what if I fail?

Do you recommend co-sleeping?

Do you recommend co-sleeping?

I do not recommend co-sleeping. I do agree that when humans slept in caves, newborns slept with or on top of their mothers. I also recognize that babies sleep their best on their mother’s belly.

How To Get That Tight End!

How To Get That Tight End!

It’s football season, so what’s better than a few exercises to change up your workout routine and get that booty feeling a little tighter?

back-to-school a.k.a. back-to-a-schedule!

back-to-school a.k.a. back-to-a-schedule!

Today I attended my oldest child’s freshman orientation for high school. Honestly, I don’t feel old enough to have a child entering high school. I mean, for heaven’s sake! The smell of the old wooden bleachers was all too familiar as we sat and listened to the guidance counselor go over the policies and procedures. […]

Our Happy Family of 8

Our Happy Family of 8

News anchor Martha Sugalski catches us up on life after the birth of her triplets. With a college student, a high school student, a middle school student and three mobile babies, Martha is as busy as ever, and she couldn’t be happier.