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Six Stylish Brands for Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Fashion
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Don’t miss these local wellness events & online summits!
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Six Ways to Transform Your Life Before Labor Day
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7 Tips for Raising Kind, Compassionate & Mindful Kids
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Take Back Your Health over Labor Day weekend!
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4th annual Play-In for Climate Action draws 500+ activists to Capitol Hill
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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week in Metro DC
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Nurturing a daughter’s healthy body image
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“Thinking Outside of the Box” Radical Rejuvenation workshop July 27
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3 Steps Toward a Happy Home
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MOM’s Organic Market opens renovated Alexandria store
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Missed Moments: Confessions of a Photographer Mom
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Well Ray 2017 brings hundreds outdoors for wellness

Six Stylish Brands for Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Fashion

I have been on a mission over the last several years to start incorporating more and more articles of clothing into my closet that are made from companies that use ethically sourced and organic materials as well as sustainable manufacturing practices.  Who knew that sustainable, “good for you and the planet” clothing can also be stylish and affordable!  It actually can!  Read More

Don’t miss these local wellness events & online summits!

Summer is winding down, but opportunities for learning and playing abound! Several terrific events are coming to the DC area in the next few months, and you’ll for sure want to tune in to some great free online summits to gain knowledge on your own time.

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Six Ways to Transform Your Life Before Labor Day

There’s a change in the air! Fall is a great time to set a mid-course correction on the journey to your best self. Check out six “makeover” strategies that will help you embrace a sense of possibility and reinvention that could make your back-to-work, back-to-school return-to-reality a pleasure, not a chore. Read More

Take Back Your Health over Labor Day weekend!

I’ve learned a tremendous amount from every Take Back Your Health Conference held here in the DC area since the event’s inception in 2011. It’s been so rewarding to watch the conference grow, It’s especially exciting that its founder, health coach Robin Shirley, is expecting her first child later in the fall! If you haven’t made it to TBYH before, be sure to catch it this year!

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4th annual Play-In for Climate Action draws 500+ activists to Capitol Hill

This year’s Moms Clean Air Force Play-In for Climate Action brought out more than 500 activists from 40 states to show their support for efforts that protect the environment and children’s health. Read More

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week in Metro DC

Show the world you support breastfeeding by participating in World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7 . There are events around town for nursing mamas and also for their supporters including lots of free classes at the Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington. I’m teaching one!

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3 Steps Toward a Happy Home

Every parent has tough days. As a family therapist and parenting coach – and a parent myself! – I’ve found that cultivating a mindfulness practice based on three simple approaches can make a huge difference in the happiness of our home. Read More

MOM’s Organic Market opens renovated Alexandria store

This morning marked the Grand Re-Opening weekend for the Alexandria location of local natural foods grocery chain MOM’s Organic Market. The expanded store has a 40% larger footprint and now features a Naked Lunch eatery, GOTS certified organic pillows and mattresses, a Backyard Beekeeping section, expanded bulk and health & wellness sections and much more. The Grand Reopening weekend is full of vendor tastings and fun events.

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Missed Moments: Confessions of a Photographer Mom

You might think that a mom who is a professional photographer would be on top of her game when it comes to capturing images of her own child. The real story for me is much more complicated. Read More

Well Ray 2017 brings hundreds outdoors for wellness

The Del Ray Business Association‘s Well Ray Festival on June 24 packed two large spaces with activities and vendors promoting health and wellness. Hundreds of people participated in fitness and yoga classes, enjoyed wellness services and learned from speakers and vendors. Read More

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