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Amy Ellings
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Years ago, about 3 BK (Before Kids), my husband and I read an article in a cooking magazine written by a guy who loved to cook good food. He wrote about his kids going through the “hot dog years.” Oh, how happy he was when they got over it and could apprec...

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Starting on the Path to Heart Health (Guest Blogger Marissa Floyd)
You are never too
young, or too old, to take care of your heart .
As a first time mom, I’ve become very aware of what I eat as well as what I
feed my family. When my son was an infant, it was easy to give him milk,
cereal, and pureed fruits and veggies. Whe...

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On a blanket on the floor, in my arms, in my co-workers arms, in the stroller, tight to my chest  in the wrap …These are a few ways that baby Leo has slept during meetings I’ve taken him to over the past 2 months. You see, I am currently one of the lucky fe...

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How Smoothies Saved My World (For Awhile...) (Guest Blogger Cathy Franklin)
One of my favorite group sessions to lead was Toddler Nutrition. I’d enter the room to find a half-dozen or so harried mothers busy redirecting their toddlers — “No crayons up the nose Josie!” “Give the baby back her binkie, Marcus!” I would start, “Have an...

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How Smoothies Saved My World (For Awhile...) (Guest Blogger Cathy Franklin)
One of my favorite group sessions to lead was Toddler Nutrition. I’d enter the room to find a half-dozen or so harried mothers busy redirecting their toddlers — “No crayons up the nose Josie!” “Give the baby back her binkie, Marcus!” I would start, “Have an...

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Marriage is a beautiful union shared between two people who love each other. As part of our marriage vows, we said we would love and care for each other in sickness and in health until death do we part. I love my husband and I know that he loves me. Our lov...

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New blog post on Adventures in Health!

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Lunch right with every bite (Guest Blogger Cathie Tedrick)
Lunch right with every bite… That was the motto for this year’s National Healthy Lunch Day , celebrated by people across Washington yesterday, November 17th. So, the idea is to eat a nutritious, balanced midday meal every day. Sounds easy enough, right? Not...

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21-Year Diabetiversary (Guest Blogger Sara Eve Sarliker)
Guest Blogger Sara Eve Sarliker shares her story about being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.  In June 2015, I had what some people might regard as an odd anniversary. It was my 21 year “diabetiversary” – marking 21 years since I was diagnosed with type 2 di...

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The Plate Unknown
When
my daughter was born in 2012, Washington was in the middle of a whooping cough epidemic. (It is
on the rise again). A staff person in the baby room at the center my son was
attending refused to get her booster
shot for whooping cough , so I switched ch...
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