• Study Finds Afterschool Programs Help Promote Healthy Eating

    Afterschool Alliance report highlights the role of afterschool programs play in a child’s life. Going back to my grammar school days, I recall staying in afterschool programs with one of my brothers because our school days ended at 2:30 pm and our mom worked across the street until 4:30, sometimes 5. Aside from the obvious getting homework done, we had time to socialize and communicate with classmates. Our parents would either pack us some snacks or we would save one or two from lunchtime. One thing is for sure, whoever was watching us always made sure we kept busy and

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  • Moms Who Motivate

    It is week two of the Moms Who Motivate series and I am so happy to share another five wonderful moms I follow on Instagram and their lovely posts. Feel free to check out the previous week over here. Sometimes you just have to gather your things and DO IT. You may not reach the top all at once, but you will make progress. Smile, because at least he is trying to make you laugh. A mess home makes a happy toddler Always look and feel FABULOUS!

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  • Sqeeqee Founder Discusses Tips On Monetizing Social Media Profiles

    Social media has changed the lives of so many people. From companies to consumers, everyone has a voice. But how are both parties using these websites to reach one another? In this post, Jenny Q. Ta, Founder of Sqeeqee.com, shares her thoughts on how bloggers can monetize their social media profiles along with five critical tips to growing a social media fan base. Communication is a lot different these days. For some, answering a phone call is a lot more “time-consuming” than answering a text. So, how can bloggers really engage their social followers? For Sqeeqee Founder, it is all about

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  • Nestle Says Goodbye To Artificial Coloring And Flavoring

    Chocolate lovers, your prayers have been answered.  Nestle has announced the company will be removing “artificial flavors and FDA-certified colors, like Red 40 and Yellow 5, from all of its chocolate candy products,” according to a news release on BlogsRelease. Nestle plans to replace the artificial coloring and flavor with ingredients from natural sources. “We know that candy consumers are interested in broader food trends around fewer artificial ingredients,” noted Doreen Ida, President of Nestlé USA Confections & Snacks. “As we thought about what this means for our candy brands, our first step has been to remove artificial flavors and colors

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  • Heather Thomson To Preview New Active And Denim Wear In Aventura, FL

    Join me this month at Bloomingdale’s Aventura! Founder and CCO of Yummie by Heather Thomson, and the leading cast member of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City will be at the Bloomingdale’s in Aventura showcasing her new Active and Denim collection on Saturday, March 14 at 2pm. The event will take place in the Intimates Apparel Department. For every purchase made during the event, 10% of Yummie by Heather Thomson sales will be donated to the Kellner Family Pediatric Liver Disease Foundation. Hope to see you there! 

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