Author Archives: Sarah Reynolds

The Keto Diet: 16 Surprising Benefits and Challenges to Expect

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The ketogenic (keto) diet may seem like a relatively new concept in the world of weight loss, but this diet originated back in the 1920s. Back then, it wasn’t intended or designed for fat loss at all. The ketogenic diet was originally created as a nutritional guide for children with epilepsy. The diet was shown   …Continue Reading


7 Things Moms Need To Know About Dads For Father’s Day

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Young families know the joys and pressures of raising a family. The schedule demands, financial demands, not to mention the emotional and physical and marital stresses. It’s a huge leap in life to go from caring for yourself to caring for children. Moms tend to lead this ship that sails through parenthood, but what about   …Continue Reading


10 Sweet Surprise Facts and Uses for Maple Syrup

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Maple Syrup is a staple in most homes, as a sweet drizzled topping for pancakes and waffles, desserts, and more. While there are many imitation syrups out there, nothing beats the real deal. It’s not cheap though, and may have you swapping out for the less expensive (fake) versions of the sticky stuff. However, when   …Continue Reading


10 Weight Loss Hacks For The Lazy

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Weight loss journeys are difficult as is. For those with so called “lazy” lifestyles and habits, it can be extra hard, because that motivation can only get you so far before you’re slipping back into old, comfortable ways. By creating a lifestyle that suits your personality and habits, you’ll be able to find success. Hacks for   …Continue Reading


6 Styles of Parenting: What Kind of Parent Are You?

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As parents, we all make a personal decision on how we will raise our children. The problem is, many parents find themselves caught up in the many different opinions and judgments that occur between parenting styles, which can often lead to hurt feelings, rifts, debates, and arguments. While parenting styles may create different outcomes for many, the goal as a parent is   …Continue Reading


7 Weight Loss Tips for Surviving the Mall Food Court

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One of the biggest struggles facing those trying to losing weight is eating on the go. Certain places can be huge food temptation triggers, like mall food courts. While each mall can be different, there are common options that can help or hinder your diet and daily intake. Making wise choices when there’s almost too   …Continue Reading


7 Ways Welcoming Your Second Child Differs From the First

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First time parents have the incredible luxury (that they don’t know at the time is a luxury) of planning and preparing, focusing and doing, for one. That first child, whether they realize or not, is getting prime treatment, and parents, are running themselves wild to give them that. It’s pretty exciting and stressful to welcome   …Continue Reading


8 Tips for Moms to Successfully Balance Work and Family

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Motherhood is often called the greatest job and responsibility that a women can embark on. However, mothers who balance work AND family often struggle, and find themselves wrapped in a ball of stress and guilt. For many women, staying home to raise their children simply isn’t a financial option. For others, it may be a   …Continue Reading


6 Things She Actually Wants for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day. The day we celebrate the woman who gave us life, or gave your children life (if you happen to be the supportive partner with children who can’t quite do the whole commemorating of the day thing on your own). How can one possibly do something for the woman who does it all? How can   …Continue Reading


10 “Healthy” Snacks to Avoid While Trying to Lose Weight

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Snacks can sometimes wreck our diets. This is due to the fact that we plan and focus on meals so much that the in between times when hunger strikes, we reach for a healthy snack, and little do you know…it may be sabotaging your efforts. Losing weight is all about learning proper portions, proper intake levels,   …Continue Reading