Archive | November, 2011

Strength in Numbers

With Thanksgiving still fresh on the mind, take a minute to think of those people in your life who you love unconditionally and can’t live without. Yes, those same people you’d sometimes love to strangle; but out of love, of course. It’s those people we should all be thankful for year-round. I also want to […]

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Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Without Worrying About Weight

We are just one week away from Thanksgiving, the biggest eating holiday of the year! For some people that thought may bring fear, for others it brings excitement. Whatever your situation, I have some recommendations for how to enjoy the holiday without feeling deprived or stuck in a food coma. First of all, try to […]

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Ask a Dentist: The Truth about Toothbrushes

Dr. Minh Pham of Crossing Dental Group and Orthodontics in Perris, CA says while it is recommended to change your toothbrush once every three months, it’s probably better to change it monthly. More importantly, we should throw away our toothbrushes after an illness.

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Coping with Holiday Stress

The holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year. After all, what could be better than family, friends, parties, presents, and great food?  Then why do so many Americans report higher levels of stress and anxiety during November and December than any other months? Part of it has to do with how […]

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Smile Generation and KaBoom! to build a Child-Designed Playground in One Day

We’re building a playground!  That’s right, volunteers from The Smile Generation and KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to saving play, have partnered with Casa Ramona Academy to build a new child-designed playground at the school in San Bernardino with hundreds of volunteers in one day. The playground build will take place on Saturday, November 12, […]

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Healthy Ingredient Swaps

By now I think it’s pretty obvious that I’m very into living a healthy lifestyle. Those that know me may even call it an addiction or obsession. However, that does not mean that sweet treats are absent in my life. You see, I love to bake, but I’m also big on practicing what I preach. […]

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