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If my tracker doesn’t track it…did I really work out?

For the past 4-ish years (coincides almost perfectly with the Munchkin being born – more on that later) I’ve been actively trying to disentangle myself from the diet culture crap. And it’s crap. All the research shows that weight BIAS is the problem not the weight itself but diet culture would make you think it’s the weight.

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Lessons from “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse”

The evidence states that it is important to read to your child. If there is one thing you can do to help your child be successful it is read to them every day. Now that doesn’t have to be sitting down and reading books; it can be reading street signs, it can be reading labels, any kind of reading counts as evidenced by the fact that I must read every. single. street sign/billboard because I was a struggling reader so my mom (a special ed teacher) made me practice on roadside signs. It’s taken almost 40 years but now I love to read and make sure to carve out time for it in my day.

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