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  • 8 Tips to Finally Win the Veggie War

    We all know the pains of trying to a child to eat those greens they despise so much. However, British food writer Bee Wilson says there may be hope after all. In her new book First Bite, Bee draws on research from neuroscientists, nutritionists, and food psychologists and finds that there are many factors that make up our love for certain foods and why we are repulsed by others. Things like family, culture, memory, gender, and hunger. She writes, “our food desires are mainly the product of memory.” For example, if your child gets a great grade on a test or project, you may take them out for ice cream. Ice cream is now connected to a loving tradition shared by parent and child. (more…)

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  • A Business Mommy’s Struggle

    Success as a mom in business is a cyclical relationship. In order to keep one’s sanity she must understand that the two relationships must be in total balance so that the notorious mother’s guilt doesn’t take over. Allow your children to be your inspiration, as you are theirs. Know that writing your own ticket empowers you and will empower your family to live the lifestyle of your choice. Nothing comes without sacrifice, commitment and balance. I am living proof that it can be done.

    iStock_000038098732_XXXLargeAs many of you have, I had toyed with the idea of being an entrepreneur for a long time. However, something about life becomes more real when a mother looks into her child’s doting eyes and realizes that she is responsible for the molding of her precious love. (more…)

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