Health

Jump Jump Jump Rope – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on June 10, 2020 Remember jumping rope outside when you were a kid? Did you know it is a piece of fitness equipment? In fact, it is considered one of the original, most effective, fat-burning routines! Boxers use rope jumping for conditioning cardio. We can pick up that jump rope for some high-intensity interval training now. Work Your Whole Body Jumping rope works up your heart rate. You use each muscle in your legs jumping, your core is…

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Taste the Fruit Infused Ice Cubes – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on June 4, 2020 Ice cubes don’t have to be regular bland ice. Why not jazz up your cubes during the heat of the summer? In fact, these are tasty, pretty, and handy to have around all the time when you are getting in your water. What is Infused Ice? Use fruit or vegetables in your water and covert to ice. To do this, you simply juice, dice, chop, or puree in your home high-speed blender. Next, pour…

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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf – Single Dad, Parents Article

If you have been following me for any stretch of time at all, you would know I’ve been delaying something. Don’t get me wrong. I’m excited to start a new series based upon a commentary I put up on Quora. And if you know me, you know I love to talk about the movies. I have decided opinions about all of those classic films. And sometimes I feel like I need to vent, a la the post about being Alone…

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Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen 2020 – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 26, 2020 The Environmental Working Group is known to be responsible by creating the list of the most contaminated produce with pesticide residue. Knowing what is on the list each year is helpful to shoppers who seek fruits and vegetables and are unsure about their choices and their exposure to dangerous pesticides. The List Every year the EWG does the analysis of products by testing for the residue of pesticides. With the information, they then create…

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Gluten and dairy – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Sorry having to milk the red flowers. They don’t last long and then that’s it for another year. Sadly shopping comes round much more frequently. Another weekend shopping experience to be quickly forgotten. Yes we are always thankful to get some stuff. Things like bathroom rolls (toilet paper) and soap are getting easier to find. Finally some popcorn. Ok it’s just salty but we can add honey to it. But then the inner grump comes out in me. So many…

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Radishes May Surprise You – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 20, 2020 Radishes are a low-calorie veggie option that can spice up your food and make for a healthy crunchy snack. The most common image of radish is the red ball kind that is called Cherry Bomb. There is basically no fat and only 12 calories in a ½ cup serving. They are often eaten raw but are also tasty cooked. A crunchy, zingy, and peppery taste is a good description. Having one serving of radishes…

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Intermittent Fasting Week Thirteen: Woolly Mammoth Blues – Single Dad, Parents Article

Another week, another dollar.  Or maybe another dollar.  With all the craziness going on out there, it’s never certain what’s going to happen around the corner.  Which is why it’s nice to know that I have been able to tuck some money aside in case of a rainy day.  Of course, I have the money set aside for my daughter and me to make a trip to Walt Disney World.  And I suppose I can go back to planning such…

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Can You Explain COVID-19 Herd Immunity to Your Kids? – Parents Article

Source: Enriquelopezgarre/Pixabay Wouldn’t it be wonderful if social distancing were a thing of the past? If we could hug our friends, see our relatives and have dinner with them or allow our children all the play dates they request? No one wants life before the pandemic to resume more than children whose worlds have shrunk dramatically. Their understanding of why, however, is vague and abstract. It has been difficult enough for adults to wrap their heads around the coronavirus and…

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Pesto Pronto – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 14, 2020 How many times have you seen pesto as a fancy Italian restaurant and thought about having it at home? There are ways to have store-bought, but why not make your own! Pesto is quick and easy in a blender or food processor at home. You can make up some to have and even make a few more to put into the freezer to have later. Pesto can be used on pasta, salad, veggies, meat…

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Review: EasiYo Yogurt Maker – Twin Mummy and Daddy – Parenting Twins Article

As a family we try ours best to eat healthy. I always try to ensure we have plenty of fish, meat, dairy, and fruit and vegetables in our diet. Like most children our girls like their snacks. However, trying to ensure that they don’t always reach for a chocolate bar can can be tricky. I’ve found that a good way to encourage our girls to eat well is to lead by example. Quite often if the girls see me eating…

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