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  1. Family Life
    Thank you to Elizabeth Valente for this guest post. A confession to my fellow mothers: at 32 years old, I have the worst body-image issues I've ever had, my plump freshman 15 years included. I knew there was a chance I'd be less than impressed with my body after the birth of my son; I...
  2. Fitness and Weight Management
    <p>I thought I'd start the March thread.</p> <p> </p> <p>I'm doing ok, but I'm in a food rut.  What are you r fav snacks and sides?</p>
  3. Green Goods
    Did everyone have a nice Valentine's Day? It's one of my favorite holidays. Warm and fuzzy. Ron and I are on vacation in California. We debated celebrating Valentine's Day at the restaurant where he proposed, but when we learned it was only serving an expensive 5-course menu, we opted for our...
  4. Green Goods
    Dingo n.  An MDC mama (or soon-to-be mama, or mama in her heart) with the desire to move forward at a run or walk. She supports her fellow dingo in each dingo's quest to find balance and reason in her life. Requirements to become a dingo: Posting on this thread goals for the day, week, month...
  5. Green Goods
      Here are two exercises that you and baby will both enjoy. They strengthen the arms and work the abdominal muscles. Lie on your back with your baby on your stomach. Hold the baby under and around the waist and lift her up until your arms are fully extended. Bring baby slowly back...
  6. Green Goods
    If you've heard Gregorian chants, you know how soothing sound can be. Sounds vibrate in the body when we make them, creating a feeling of peacefulness and balance. Simply making vowel sounds can be relaxing. Stand comfortably in a private, open space, inside or outside. Let your arms...
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