How to Eat Healthy While Traveling to a Developing Country

The last thing you want to happen when you are off on your exotic vacation is a dose of Delhi belly (aka traveler's diarrhea), that can strike anywhere if simple precautions are not taken. It’s a fact of life that some people can travel the world without a single...
GLORIA BELL in theaters now

Have you heard about GLORIA BELL?

I admit, in a world full of sci-fi adventures, big blockbuster action superhero movies, I've kind of forgotten about those feel good indie films that I used to love so much. GLORIA BELL, the new film starring Juilanne Moore, is delightful, charming and at times...
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Spring Cleaning: How long do dry spices last?

Who hasn't kept that gift set of beautiful spice jars two or three years before even trying some of them? Maybe you made an Asian dish that required Chinese Five Spice mix...two years ago; the question is, is the Chinese Five Spice still okay to use after its expired?...

Scout Fest 2019 – Ridgedale Center

Looking for something to do this weekend in the Twin Cities? The forecast isn't as bad has it has been but it's definitely spring in Minnesota and that means wet, kind of cold, and melting, everything is melting. Check out what's happening at Ridgedale Center!  ...

What do you need to know about WONDER PARK?

The new animated film from Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies, WONDER PARK, opens everywhere on March 15th, 2019. Did you know that you could go and see it before everyone else? That's right, I'm hosting an advanced screening for the film this Saturday at 10am...

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Welcome to my little space here on the Internet! Kick up your feet, rest your pretty little mama head, and let’s celebrate the women we’ve become since we entered motherhood. In case you’re new here, allow me to introduce myself, I’m Bert… That’s me. And yes, I’m a mom too.

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My Journey with Postpartum Depression

Today I’m going to tell you a story of light and dark, the story of my journey through postpartum depression.  While I know First Time Mom's readership comes from a variety of faith backgrounds and we are thrilled to have all of you here, I cannot tell the story of my...

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I love my MTV: Where did the REAL WORLD go?

Hello, my name is Bert and I have a confession. I am a 35-year-old mom of three and I love television shows that most high school and college students love. I love MTV. Love it. I've started to ask myself, where did their show THE REAL WORLD go?   I love MTV's...

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#GOH New Year – A New Perspective

One down, 51 to go. Does making a commitment to eating healthy and exercising ever feel like you're doing hard time serving a prison sentence? It's Mary here from Mary's Not On A Diet and I just want to discuss my new outlook regarding my wellness journey. Over the...

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#GOH A New Look At Resolutions

Happy New Year from your buddy Mary at Mary's Not On A Diet. Well, many people's health and fitness has taken a back seat over the past several weeks while dealing with getting through the chaos of the holidays. Now that January 1st has arrived it’s time to get...

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#GOH : Write down what you eat! Our best kept secret.

Weight Watchers. Atkins. The 17 Day Diet. The South Beach Diet. The Paleo Diet. Jenny Craig. Pick your flavor, whatever it is, and I bet you'll be needing to write down what you ate. I've always hated that part of this healthy living thing. I've started and stopped...

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