10 Ways to Get Your Picky Toddler to Eat

My son has always, since birth, been difficult to feed.  When we hit solid food stage, it wasn't different.  In fact, after we conquered purees (months after most children) he didn't want to get off purees and he ate pureed food longer than most kids.  Once he started eating table food, we learned he didn't … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Your Picky Toddler to Eat

The Rider, The Elephant, And The Path

I read an article recently that I found very inspiring and wanted to share.  It is based on a book called The Happiness Hypothesis.  Here is a portion of it: The Rider, the Elephant and the Path  The tension between the rational and emotional selves is captured best by an analogy used by University of … Continue reading The Rider, The Elephant, And The Path

MyFitnessPal Can Be Your Fitness Pal

I wanted to share my great experience with MyFitnessPal.com.  If you haven't used it before, it is a great place to keep track of your food every day.  Also, there are fantastic forums where people are very active in posting and supporting each other.  There is a great discussion forum for success stories where every … Continue reading MyFitnessPal Can Be Your Fitness Pal

Need Advice – Is A Trainer A Must-Have For Weight-Loss?

So, I hired a trainer for 24 sessions about 10 weeks ago.  We've been meeting twice per week and my pre-paid sessions are almost up.  I've gone through some definite physical changes since working with him.  First, I've never in my life felt so much muscular pain - and not just once, but time and … Continue reading Need Advice – Is A Trainer A Must-Have For Weight-Loss?