Health

What’s Bok Choy? – Single Dad, Parents Article

Have a recipe or friends talking about bok choy and you are not sure precisely what they are talking about and you don’t want others to know? Are you lost at the store and no idea what it is, what it looks like, or what to do with it? Some bok choy talk here will help you get to know more. Bok choy The vegetable bok choy (sometimes labeled bok choi) is considered a staple of Asian cooking. It has…

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The Moon Milk Mystery – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on October 4, 2019 Moon milk has been making splashes on social media in the twilight hours. Many people use it as a way to wind down their day. The trend has increased because people have been able to use this to promote better sleep on busy days. How about a mug of moon milk? What is Moon MilkMoon milk is a warm drink for night use derived from Ayuverdic (a system of natural healing) traditions. Most often…

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Are You Using Supplements? – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on September 25, 2019 We all have our own goals in mind and to reach them we can utilize supplements to give us the edge that we need. But how do we know we are using the right supplements for what we want to accomplish? Just as exercises have become more and more specific, nutrition and nutritional supplements are equally as distinct. Here are some helpful tips to make sure the supplements you are using are right for…

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Fall Fitness in 4 Easy Steps – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

I don’t know about you but as soon as fall hits I can’t wait to cozy up. I am all about sweaters, layers and pumpkin everything. For me it seems much easier to stay fit during the warmer months. My summers are all about being out and about. And like many of you I tend to wear less and eat light. Summer salads and fresh fruits and veggies hit the spot for me. And iced green teas and fresh pressed…

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The Chicken or The Egg Choice – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on September 17, 2019 One of the oldest questions in our society that always creates an interesting debate is which came first, the chicken or the egg. Well since we cannot come to a consensus, let’s change the question a little. Which is more impactful to our nutritional plan, chicken or eggs? Just about everyone has watched “Rocky” down some eggs while in training mode and almost every muscle building nutritional program has chicken breast somewhere mixed in,…

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How to Respond to Your Emotional Spouse Without Making Things Worse – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/cristianobaraghini.it) More often than not, when my wife reacted emotionally to anything—something I said or did; something on TV; something that happened at work, whatever—my gut reaction was to think of her response as an overreaction. This was not me intentionally trying to demean or disrespect her. This was my honest, natural, and I believed—objective—reaction to whatever she was saying or doing that I perceived to be disproportionate to whatever triggered the emotional response. I was using commonplace, relationship-killing invalidation…

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Must Women Leave Men to Get Them to Change? – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/David Colarusso)“Would you have changed if she had not left you?” Within an hour of answering this exact question in the comments of How to Change Your Shitty Husband, someone else sent an email asking the same question, and whether I’d written an article about it before. I have answered this question many times—but I think thoughtlessly and too cynically. Maybe because I thought the question was actually about me. Maybe sometimes it is. Wives and girlfriends, I think, are…

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Single Dad’s Guide To Jury Duty Part 4: The Deliberation Room – Single Dad, Parents Article

Every good thing must come to an end.  Whether you consider Jury Duty a good thing one might debate.  But no one can deny the pull of the Single Dad’s Guide to Jury Duty.  (Shhhh!!!  No comments from the peanut gallery!)  We spent our time covering what to do inside the room you wait for jury service.  We developed strategies designed to get you in trouble before the judge.  And we passed ourselves off as knowledgeable individuals capable of knowing…

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The 2,000 Reasons I’m Glad I Didn’t Die Last Night – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/Aron Visuals) There haven’t been many days when I’ve wanted to die. Maybe zero. I felt really bad for a long time after my marriage ended, and I sort of stopped caring. I figured being dead might hurt less. A little boy and you guys gave me reasons to dust myself off and keep trying every day. There aren’t many days when I actually thought that I was going to die, even though I’ve probably almost died a bunch of…

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Adding Spice to Your Love Life Through Routine and Predictability – Single Dad, Parents Article

“We almost died like 15 times throughout this movie, Sandra. We should totally go home and do it.” – Keanu Reeves (Image/whodatedwho.com) Have you ever been an audience member during a speaking presentation or concert where the audience is asked to do something to participate—like share something to the group, or clap, or sing? You remember that feeling? Yeah, you do. I’ve always hated that shit. It triggers whatever big red Discomfort Button that lives in the invisible parts of…

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