Monthly Archives: April 2015


National Raisin Day – April 30th

Today, April 30th, is officially National Raisin Day. As a Dietitian, I love raisins for so many reasons. They are a nutrient rich fruit option, a great low fat option, and rich in minerals like calcium, iron, zinc, and antioxidants. On this day, please enjoy these little fruit treasures. Since they are a dried fruit,

I’m sooooooo sore! Help!

By Zac Woodruff, RN BS A few days ago we had 7 yards of pea gravel delivered to our front driveway (we have a bunch of pathways in the backyard that needed fresh gravel on them). With the trusty help of our good ol’ wheelbarrow and a couple of shovels, my wife and I began

April is National Garden Month

Many people have gardens, but for those of you who “are on the fence,” take a peek at some of the benefits listed below. The pictures are of my two kids, Henry (6) and Thomas (3). The highlights from our planting strawberries were lots of laughing, Henry loved using the water hose, Thomas found a

Nap Time, Nap Time, Nap Time

Now that we've determined how important sleep is to keep the babies happy, and more importantly when and where they get it, I'm afraid our lives will be revolving around naptime for the next while. I used to be to count on them getting sleep here and there, falling asleep in the car, while

Six Month Update

We hit six months on Easter. Boy has the time flown by! Although the babies are growing more and more fun by the day (and cuter too), I do have to say this past month kicked my butt. It was a g...ood practice in patience and perseverance. I think we've come around that rocky bend

Get up and Move

Today is a great day to Get Up and Move! April 1st is National Walking Day sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA). The AHA promotes ways to decrease the risk of heart disease, and walking is certainly an excellent way to help improve heart health. The benefits of a regular walking program can include

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