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A Mindful Moment Blog 2016-11-18T11:58:36+00:00

For the Love of Chocolate…

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share some info on one of my favorite foods—and a tried and true Valentine’s Day staple—chocolate! If you are reading this, you may already know that I come from a long line of cooks, bakers, and chocolate-makers 🙂 . I recently wrote about the decorative chocolate-making business that my mom ran from our home when we were [...]

By | February 9, 2018|

How I Avoided the Flu (3 Times!) & My Flu-Prevention Supplement Regimen

It probably goes without saying, but this has been quite the winter for illness so far! Between strep throat, the tummy bug, and the cold & flu viruses, it seems that everyone around me has been sick. In the last several years, my exposure to illness has increased exponentially with three school aged children at home and my work in a busy doctor's office. However, with all my exposure to [...]

By | January 31, 2018|

Travel Series – Part 3: Traveling with Food Allergies & Our Top 10+ Foods to Travel with

This is Part 3 of our 3-part Travel Series. If you are interested, you can read Part 1: Tips for Car Travel with Kids and Part 2: Tips for Airplane Travel with Kids. If you are a person, or a family, who is making an effort to eat healthier foods, I am sure you have found yourself at an airport, on a road trip, or vacationing in a new and unfamiliar town, with [...]

By | December 14, 2017|

Traveling with Kids – Part 2: Airplane Travel

This is Part 2 of our 3-part Travel Series. If you missed Part 1: Tips for Car Travel with Kids you can read it here. One of the busiest times of the year for airplane travel is the holidays. In fact, it is the busiest time of the year. Last year holiday flyers broke records, and around 45.2 million people flew between December 16th and January 5th—with December 23rd being [...]

By | December 12, 2017|

Debbie’s & Roy’s Favorite Things 2017

I’ve been writing "Debbie’s Favorite Things" yearly since 2007 and it's easily my favorite post that I write each year! I was so excited that Roy decided to join in on the fun, making 2016 the first year that he added his favorite picks. Double fun! If you'd like to take a look back, here you go: Debbie's & Roy's Favorite Things 2016; Debbie's Favorite Things 2015; Debbie's Favorite Things 2014; Debbie’s [...]

By | December 6, 2017|

Traveling with Kids – Part 1: Car Travel

Sometimes one of the hardest things about planning a trip or taking a vacation is the car ride with children. Traveling with children is no easy feat and it can be challenging enough just to keep everyone entertained, calm, happy, and safe. There are many ways in which you can try and make the car trip a good one, no matter what the distance is. Always think about the safety [...]

By | November 30, 2017|