Beware the Friday Frenzy!

It happens all too easily. You have had a busy week. Laundry has piled up. You’re down to crackers and peanut butter in your cupboard. You’re exhausted. The easy solution: pizza, Chinese food, McDonald’s. “Just this once” we’ll do...

Keep it Going!

I find that with a lot of the friends I talk to that struggle with their weight, the biggest obstacle is the weekend. Friday night can be a time to “wind down” (translation: take out food, skip your workout…). While I think its important to have...

Catch Up Friday

In our house, Friday is a day to get caught up on the week. We talk at dinner and reconnect after our busy week. We are sure to do that over a healthy meal and sometimes even prepare it together. You will be amazed at what you learn about each other but just working...

When is Halloween Over?

Every year its the same thing. Buy the candy as late as possible so that I don’t eat it and stay out of their candy once they bring it home. Instead of seeing it as a temptation, see it as an opportunity to teach them about moderation. Explain that it is much...

Last MInute Fun

I have had such a crazy week that I hadn’t even thought about the weekend. Friday night is a time I try to spend time doing something special with my kids. All of a sudden its here and they’re wondering what we’re doing. I felt bad about it and...

Wind Down Friday!

The last few weeks have been a blur. Back to the structure of school, packing lunches and homework. Realize that the change has touched everyone and you and your kids may need to decompress at the end of the week. Talk about what that means for each of you and plan...

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