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Since we became a family of five, air travel of any kind is limited to non-existent.  I mean, have you checked lately how much it costs for five people to fly anywhere, then rent a minivan (because of the car seats for the young children) and then reserve a hotel room for any length of time?  It’s … [Read more…]

1,890,000 Kenyan children are infected by jiggers, burrowing fleas that cause painful infection. 30,000 people live on one landfill in the Philippines, where many are without shoes and are exposed to broken glass, syringes and debris. 4,000,000 people have podoconiosis, a debilitating and … [Read more…]

As a father of two and someone who’s struggled with being overweight my entire life, being a role model and setting healthy examples for my children is a huge priority in my life. Since September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in the U.S, I thought it’d be fitting to start this month helping … [Read more…]

Happy Sunday! You all read about the superbly awesome JEN last week, right? Well, this week she is choosing to hand the ‘light over to our very own writer, Thea! I can’t say enough about Thea. Not only is she beautiful with legs that are a mile long, she is one feisty mama with an awesome sense of … [Read more…]

This month we’re featuring Weight Watchers new book Eat! Move! Play!, which encourages you to feed your children healthfully and to get them moving all in an effort to lay a good foundation for a healthy future. You can read our other articles in the series here: Eat! Move! Play! Review & … [Read more…]

It’s summer and summer is FUN! Right? The kids are home from school and you’re probably pulling out all the stops with non-stop crafts, trips to the pool, and glorious harmony in your house . Right? Okay, let’s be serious for a minute. Summer can be hard especially if you have school age kids who … [Read more…]

Comments Closed.  Winners are Leann H., BabyBoy3, Tami, PrairieKnitWit, and SkinnySushi.  Please forward your home address and phone number to [email protected] as soon as possible.  Conrats! Summer is quickly approaching and I don’t know about you guys, but I am scrambling for ways to keep … [Read more…]

Today marks the start of RUN A MILE DAYs, hosted by the American Running Association! That’s right! Between today and Saturday, May 8th, we are encouraging EVERYONE, young or old, male or female, marathon runner or couch potato, to get up and get those legs moving for ONE MILE! No excuses, each and … [Read more…]

When Weight Watchers approached the Sisterhood to take part in their Lose for Good campaign, we were thrilled! Losing weight AND giving back? So awesome. It didn’t hurt that I got to jet to California and hang out with Jenny McCarthy and David Kirchhoff, Weight Watchers CEO. I mean, how often do you … [Read more…]

Last year, more than 12.4 million children were at risk for hunger. In the United States. That’s 17.2% of all US children, feeling hungry and not really understanding why. That’s a sobering and heartbreaking statistic, Sisters and Brothers. About Share Our Strength®: Share Our Strength® is a … [Read more…]

Now that the weather is getting nicer (ahem, unless you live in North Dakota), it’s that time of year when we can take the kids outside and engage in our favorite activities from our own childhoods! How many times have you caught yourself saying, “When I was a kid, we…” only to hear your little … [Read more…]