Author Archive | Nicki

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Life Lessons to Lessen Hate

The news is booming this week and, unfortunately, it is filled with news of hate. It is a scary thought that there is still such hate in this world AND that there are individuals tolerating this extent of bigotry.  I can only wonder and worry – how do I keep my children sheltered and away […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day

Well folks — you guessed it!  Today, June 9th, is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day.  Don’t tell me that you forgot!  I know, I know rhubarb is a take it or leave it kind of food (vegetable to be exact).  But, today I’m here to make you a believer in rhubarb.  Confession: I don’t think […]

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6 PAINful Truths About C-Sections

When I was pregnant with my girls I was so confident that I was going to have natural, un-medicated births. I may have even zoned out a bit during the C-Section portion of my birth classes. But as fate would have it, here I am status post C-Section x 2. Perhaps if I hadn’t been […]

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GO RED …and 5 More Ways to Love Your Heart

Friday, Februrary 3rd is National Wear Red Day®. This day was meant to bring attention to the fact that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. This means that it is very likely that a woman you know will die of heart disease. By wearing red on National Wear Red day it shows that […]

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Making a S.M.A.R.T. Resolution

Prior to becoming a stay-at-home mom I worked in a Preventive Cardiology clinic where day in and day out I helped patients set goals to better their own health. The typical method I used when helping people set goals was to make a S.M.A.R.T goal. To explain this further, here is the product of taking […]

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