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To Do: Free Prenatal Yoga Classes at Nest This Summer

Starting next Friday, and continuing on five subsequent Fridays this summer, Nest at 13th and Locust is hosting free prenatal yoga classes taught by instructor Shiya […]

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Why Men Don’t Take Better Care of Their Health

If you’re wondering which is the weaker sex, or more specifically which is less healthy, it may not surprise you that men hold the title. […]

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Opening Soon: Mama’s Wellness Joint

Looking back on my years as a teenage monster (I remember it clearly; I turned 20 just last year), I can safely say that my […]

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See Mom Run: Help! My Daughter Is a Picky Eater

From the get-go, I wanted to be one of those moms who made one meal for the entire family—no short-order cooks in this house, thank […]

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Good News: Childhood Obesity Down in Philly School Kids

Finally. Good news about childhood obesity in Philadelphia. CBS Philly reports that the results of the city’s annual student-weigh-in efforts at public schools show a […]

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My Favorite Foods … When I Was Seven

My husband, Chris, turned 30 yesterday. To celebrate, my parents sent him a nice birthday card … and a stack of books I wrote when […]

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To Do: Kids Triathlon at the Newtown Athletic Club

Love this: The Newtown Athletic Club is hosting its first-ever Kids Triathlon on Wednesday, August 22nd. There will be a free clinic tomorrow evening, August 8th […]

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Five Fast-Food Kids’ Meals That Are Terrifyingly Unhealthy

You may or may not remember that at exactly this time last year the National Restaurant Association launched a healthy-eating initiative called Kids LiveWell. The […]

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To Do: The Pickle Run at Linvilla Orchards

Looking for a way to lure the kids away from the video games and get the whole family some much-needed exercise? You may be in […]

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To Do: Give Kids Sight Day at Wills Eye

This Saturday, April 14th, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wills Eye Institute throws open its doors to the city’s children from newborns up to […]

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Q&A: Do Adults Really Need Vaccines?

If your last vaccination ended with a nurse slapping a Barney Band-Aid on your arm and telling you “Great job, kiddo!,” you’re probably way overdue […]

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The Checkup: Should Fat Kids Be Put in Foster Care?

• Fact: We all want our kids to be healthy. But what lengths should we, as a society, go to ensure that our kids are […]

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Eat Smart: Healthy Cooking Workshop

Chef Ann-Michelle Albertson has been trained in top culinary schools in Paris, Switzerland and California, and now she holds classes outside Philadelphia catering to the […]

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What Golfer Dads Want This Father’s Day: A Lower Score

Going to a golf-geared personal trainer to improve your golf game is a lot like going to … a personal trainer. He visits. You move. […]

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Five Reasons to Eat Your Easter Eggs

They’re easy to miss amid all that plastic green grass and sugary sweetness, but the best bites in that basket are the color-dipped eggs you […]