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You Don’t Have to Be a Conventional Mom to Raise Healthy Kids

I am not a good mother. At least, not in the conventional sense. Convention, of course, has it that the good mother feeds her child a vegetable even at breakfast, and is always cheerful and never raises her voice, and... Read More

5 Tips for Easier Family Camping

"It’s just too hard." "There’s so much prep work to be done." "The kids make it too complicated." "I don’t have the gear I need." Bah. I’ve heard all of the above and more from parents who loved to camp... Read More

How to Be a Not-So-Radical, Radical Homemaker

About eight weeks ago, I gave birth to our third child, a daughter. My maternity leave began the day I delivered her, and ever since I have been pondering the working parents’ dilemma: If I go back to work full-time,... Read More

Hiking BINGO for Kids: Turn Reluctant Hikers into Enthusiasts

Hiking is one of my great joys. Unfortunately for my children, hiking feels like a really long, really slow walk to nowhere. I love when the kids trek up mountains with me, but I don’t love listening to whining or... Read More

How Milk Gets From Cow to Carton in Colorado

We have a family joke that we should own our own cow with as much milk that my 4-year-old son Logan drinks. So, it was fun to show him where his beloved milk comes from during our tour at Cozy Cow Dairy in Windsor, Colo. ... Read More

5 Simple Summer Activities to Keep Your Family Active

Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to do some impromptu games and activities which will bring the family closer and make fitness part of your healthy lifestyle. Here are a few simple ideas which can be done with... Read More

Hats Off to Dad This Father’s Day

Editor's note: This blog is part of our Father's Day 2013 tribute series, acknowledging the men in our LiveWell Moms' lives. Let’s face it; dads are like the superhero of the family. They are the ones we go to for... Read More

Happy Father’s Day – A ‘Love Blog’

Editor's note: This blog is part of our Father's Day 2013 tribute series, acknowledging the men in our LiveWell Moms' lives.  Sarah's note: This blog is dedicated to my husband and all of the other dads who never get as... Read More

Happy Stay-at-Home Father’s Day

Editor's note: This blog is part of our Father's Day 2013 tribute series, acknowledging the men in our LiveWell Moms' lives. However, we're breaking the rules with our first LiveWell Dad blog post! This Sunday, my second official Father’s Day... Read More

Active Living Runs in the Family

Editor's note: This blog is part of our Father's Day 2013 tribute series, acknowledging the men in our LiveWell Moms' lives. First up, A.J.'s father. If I can grow up to be half as cool as my Dad, I’ll consider... Read More