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Experts Offer 12 Tips to Help Kids Eat Better in 2015

Since 2015 is here, I thought I’d put together a list of some great ideas to help you help your kids eat better during the upcoming year. Don’t worry—I’m not suggesting any kind of complete dietary overhaul. But I do recommend all of these no-fuss strategies suggested by some top dietitians to help move kids’    Continue Reading

Books I Love: 7 Recent Reads (Mostly for Young Adults)

I’ll admit it. I’ve been bingeing lately. Not on chocolate or cookies (not that there’s anything wrong with that, lol). But on books. Young adult books. Works of fiction. I can’t help myself. In another installment of Books I Love on my Stressipes® blog, I thought I’d share my thoughts about a few recent reads.    Continue Reading

I’ll admit it. I’ve been bingeing lately. Not on chocolate or cookies (not that there’s anything wrong with that, lol). But on books. Young adult books. Works of fiction. I can’t help myself. In another installment of Books I Love on my Stressipes® blog, I thought I’d share my thoughts about a few recent reads.    Continue Reading

Books I Love: Eleanor and Park

I’m admittedly new to reading and (sort of) critiquing young adult fiction. Except for reading (and loving) the Hunger Games trilogy a few years ago, before any of the films came out, and skimming a few of my kids’ books to explain something or help with a school assignment, I had been spending most of    Continue Reading

First Stop on Fall Book Tour: The 92nd Street Y in NYC

  Do you feel like stress or simply the back-to-school-or-back-to-fall rigors are sapping your vitality? Learn how to use food, fitness and other tools to reclaim what should be yours, no matter how busy or stressful life gets. On Thursday, September 18th, I’ll share my secrets for vitality at the 92nd Street Y. In my    Continue Reading

SPRING INTO SUMMER STRESSIPES EZine

Want to keep your hair looking its best, inject a little more laughter into your day, get motivated to move despite the obstacles or eat well and enjoyably? Check out my Spring into Summer Stressipes® EZine. Thanks to experts Ted Gibson, Heather Frey, Stone & Stone, Sally Kuzemchak and Toby Amidor for their excellent input.    Continue Reading

Can Soy Be Part of a Healthy Diet?

Do you eat soy? Read all about it on Shape.com.

Food, Fitness, Sleep and Connection: Coping With a Mother’s Illness

This recently appeared on USNews.com’s Eat + Run blog. As an Eat + Run blogger, I’ve written about everything from sleep to fitness trackers and apps, from food and fitness trends to so much more. Today, I decided to get personal and share what recently happened to my mother, how it impacted me and how    Continue Reading

Can We Really Age Backwards?

Aging is an inevitable part of life. I actually enjoy some of the perks of getting older—seeing my children grow and experience life, feeling more centered and getting more clarity about myself and life in general. But do we have to surrender to looking and feeling worse, physically and mentally, and having less energy, vim    Continue Reading

Stress-Related Eating Among Kids: How Parents Can Help

Stress doesn’t just impact parents; kids feel it too! Here’s my new post for The Scoop on Food, Parents.com, to help you help kids stress less and take better care of themselves. If you’ve ever allowed stress to make you reach for a cupcake, bowl of ice cream or jar of peanut butter—even when you    Continue Reading