The last time I rode a horse was in fifth or sixth grade. We’d go horseback riding near our cabin in Hayward, Wis., and I always enjoyed it — usually because my brother got the gassy horse, and, being the child I was, would suggest the horse’s flatulence was somehow my brother’s fault. Ah, kids.… Read more »
Something really cool has started happening in my family: We’re planning potlucks in terms of healthy eating. Who’s bringing the salad? Can the dressing be on the side? How about two options: one creamy and one olive-oil based? How about a nice fruit salad? Now, mind you, my family has always (luckily) been good about… Read more »
We spent Labor Day weekend at Kyle’s family’s cabin, so I would once again miss my Saturday Boot Camp class. I had several conflicts and travel in August, and thus pretty inconsistent last month. But with fall in the air, the season of back-to-school and return of schedules and routines, I wanted to make sure… Read more »
Senior health editor Anjula Razdan offers advice on how to eat well without breaking the bank.
Even with the motivation the New Year brings, starting a fitness routine still isn’t easy — especially for busy moms. Developing the mental strength to get you moving has to be step number one before fitness can become a lifelong habit.
Laurie Lethert Kocanda on overcoming mother guilt.
In addition to being cute, pets improve our lives. Copious studies have shown that pets can make our lives happier and healthier, but numerous personal anecdotes also support this thesis. Here are some of those studies and some of those anecdotes: A study this summer found that pets are important sources of emotional support for… Read more »
See those veggies? They’re from Hog’s Back Farm, a CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture) farm in Arkansaw, Wisconsin, where members like me buy a share of vegetables — or in my case, split a share with one of my fellow EL editors — and in return receive beautifully vibrant, organic produce each week directly from the farm.… Read more »