My Perfect Day

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Monthly Newsletter. Thanks for visiting!  Ahhhh, wouldn’t it be great to live a perfect day, everyday?  LOL. I would be golden. Well, I don’t live a perfect day everyday.  In fact, I have yet to live this day.  Everyday, I strive to live it, Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 213

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 312

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Prepping for the New School Year

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We are almost a week from the new school year!  It seemed like summer went fast, didn’t it?  Crazy. I can’t believe I am thinking about getting the kids all of their clothes and school supplies already. Well, that’s only half the story.  Yes, the kids need to be prepared for back to school with Read the full article…

Making Health Insurance Stronger for All + Important Survey

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Health insurance is a tricky subject.  This post isn’t about health care for all.  It’s about making health care more transparent.  Making it user friendly – or maybe just friendly. It’s about helping everyday people navigate “big medical.”     A few days ago, I talked to Fairos on conference call – to understand how Read the full article…

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 311

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Have a Healthy and Happy New School Year + Awesome $70 Giveaway!

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I don’t know about you, but what for us, a new school year equals a new germ year!  Yuck. I never look forward to school.  The runny noses, stomach bugs, coughing fits – and it seems like the list goes on and on.  I want to keep my family as healthy as can be.  That’s Read the full article…

Perfect Keto Collagen Review

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If you haven’t noticed, I do different things at different times.  I really loved the keto diet.  I’m not doing it now because I have some serious goals, and being ultra-low carb is counter productive (at the moment), but when keto I felt fantastic.  I had tons of energy and I just felt clean. I Read the full article…

Creating a Functional Homeschool Space

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One thing about homeschooling, is you need a good organizational system.  You need a place for the kids to keep their books and papers, so they can access them everyday – without help from you.  You need to be able to store crayons, pencils, markers, kid scissors – so that they can be easily accessed Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 310

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  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Does Excess Cardio Make you Fatty?

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Let me preface this by saying, I’m not saying that excess cardio makes you a fatty or fat.  I’m saying it makes you fatty – from a body composition standpoint. From now on, I look at weight loss/fat loss/muscle gain from a body composition standpoint.   What is Body Composition? Basically, your body weight (total Read the full article…

Guest Post: Nutritious Snack and Lunch Ideas

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I am thrilled to have spoken to Dr. Keith Kantor – where he discussed some wonderful ideas on how kids can prepare healthy lunch and snacks for themselves.     Dr. Keith Kantor is an exclusive expert panelist for Consumer Health Digest’s Expert Panel. Dr. Kantor has been an advocate of natural food and healthy Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 309

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 308

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Guest Post: The Power of Green Eating! 12-Year Old Nutrition Expert Shares Why Green Food is Healthy

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  Hey Guys!  Kai here from Generation Kai!  As a 12 year old I’m just like you, getting ready to go back to school to see my friends again.  Oh yeah, and I’m going into the 7th grade!  You probably don’t know who I am and I don’t know who you are so we’re even.  Read the full article…

Salad – Friend of Foe when Eating Out?

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  In all honesty, I find eating-out incredibly difficult these days.  When I was Keto, it was much easier.  I could get a salad with beef/chicken/seafood, cheese, avocado, egg, and full fat dressing and be within my macros and have a great meal.  I could also easily do any steak on the menu with a Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 307

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

4-Simple Steps to Prevent Sloppy Math Mistakes

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  I am honored to have Kate Snow, a math educator on a mission to help parents raise kids who are capable and confident in math.   Kids’ sloppy mistakes in math driving you up the wall? Learn 4 simple steps you can take to improve their neatness and accuracy in math! Some kids seem Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 306

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Why a Second Reverse Diet? Sometimes you Have to Go Backwards to Move Forward

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I’m trying to get to a point where I am at most 20% body fat.  That’s the goal. I want to have a lower than normal percentage of body fat, and I want to maintain it eating real food – and a normal amount of it.  I don’t want to starve and I don’t want Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 305

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Fun for the Entire Family! Bolshoi Ballet Summer Series – At a Theater Near You!

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  How important are the arts to a solid foundation?  Really important.  Even though I would love to do it, for us, it’s financially difficult taking a family of 6 to the ballet.  The Bolshoi ballet is offering families like mine an alternative.   On three Monday’s in July, they are showing three awe-inspiring ballets Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 304

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Staying Safe While Running Alone

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    As part of my training routine, I run or do some other form of longer distance cardio one day a week.  As a homeschooling mom, there is always someone with me.  Even when I go to the gym alone, there is always people working out around me.  Sometimes, a woman just needs to Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 303

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…