Health

Spreading Holiday Kindness on the Road

Posted December 31st, 2012 by Aimee in Causes, Social Media Events, Travel

With family spread across several states, we are on the road at some point for pretty much every holiday. This Christmas we traveled to Ohio and had two of the worst road trips in the history of our family. Think sick children, terrible weather, an eight hour drive taking ten […]

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Eating green(s) for health

Posted October 26th, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Green, Health

Eating green(s) for health

I didn’t expect to be blown away. The main reason I went out to a free class by Green Smoothie Girl Robyn Openshaw a few nights ago was to hand over a banner and other Holistic Moms Network materials to the new Burke/Springfield chapter‘s co-leader Lisa, who was going to […]

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Moms Heart Yoga, Shopping & Socializing at Athleta

Posted October 20th, 2012 by dianafunk in Fashion, Health, Living

Over the Columbus Day weekend, several of The DC Moms were lucky enough to be treated to a yoga class, snacks and shopping at the Tysons Corner Athleta store. And let me tell you: this treat couldn’t have come at better time, as I had just finished my 20-mile training […]

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Health Challenge: 15 Days Without Caffeine

Posted October 3rd, 2012 by Robin (noteverstill) in Food, Health, Living, Uncategorized

Every year I wean myself off of caffeine in the days leading up to Yom Kippur, because a 25-hour fast is difficult enough before compounding it with a caffeine-withdrawal migraine. But this year, due to a stubborn head cold that left me wanting nothing but carrot-ginger juice and mint lemonade […]

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Developing an Exercise Plan

Posted July 24th, 2012 by Elaine in Fitness, Health, Uncategorized

Last Fall, I went to see my midwife for my annual check-up. I left that appointment with two assignments: 1. Get my first mammogram and 2. Develop an exercise plan that I could reliably execute. After several months, the first assignment is behind me. The second? I’m still working. Apparently, […]

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My UXF Experience – Part 1

Posted May 29th, 2012 by delorap in Fitness, Health

It was advertised as the ultimate fitness class, and the best way for you to get a total body workout while increasing speed, strength, stamina and agility. The copy from the gym read: What happens when you combine personal training with team motivation? You get in the best shape of […]

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Get your Pap Smears, Ladies!

Posted March 30th, 2012 by Stacy Kravitz in Health

When was YOUR last pap smear?! After a brief debate whether or not this was a publicly sharable topic or TMI, I decided it was absolutely TMI and therefore I absolutely had to share as a simple reminder to NOT neglect your health, ladies. We are all super busy, we […]

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