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articles by: Becky Striepe

9 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides in Salads

Lettuce season is upon us! If you belong to a CSA get ready for head after head of lettuce. Week after week. For someone like me that isn't crazy about salad, that can be a little bit overwhelming. Th…

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25 Yoga Poses to Help Prevent a UTI

If you're prone to urinary tract infections (UTIs), you know how frustrating and painful they can be. While a yoga practice can't cure a UTI, these poses may help prevent the next one. I've writt…

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Beyond Walking and Sleeping: 32 Kid Milestones that Matter

There's certainly a place for tracking major developmental milestones, but when it comes to the day-to-day of parenting, it's often the little milestones that matter. The other morning I was gettin…

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Yoga for Runners: 10 Poses to Stretch and Strengthen

Running is hard on your body, and complementary yoga for runners can help balance that intense workout. Try these yoga poses for runners. The idea with this series of poses isn't to break a sweat…

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Yoga Poses for Menstrual Pain Relief

Serious menstrual pain can really stop you in your tracks, can't it? The bloating, stomachache and general sense of yuckiness is annoying at best and debilitating at worst. Learn some of the yoga po…

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One More Reason to Get Some Sleep

Do you tend to put sleep low on your priority list when things get busy? A new paper published in The Journal of Health Psychology examines how lack of sleep leads us to make poor food choices. Thi…

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How Did You Sleep Last Night? This Alarm App Can Tell You!

"How did you sleep?" It's the question I ask my kid every morning. At two, he really doesn't have a substantive answer, but for whatever reason the question is just reflexive—most likely because ge…

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11 Unique Popsicle Ideas

The temperatures around here are starting to rise! Rather than reaching for the thermostat, you can cool yourself from the inside out with a yummy summer popsicle. Store-bought popsicles are often fu…

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10 Yoga Poses to Help Stop Stress in Its Tracks

Stress can feel so all-consuming, can't it? Whether you're in crisis mode or just coping with a lot of background stress, finding natural ways to relieve that pressure can be difficult. Usually when…

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10 Natural Remedies for Swollen Feet and Ankles

Are you coping with swelling? Check out some of these natural solutions to help relieve swollen feet and ankles! Swelling in your feet and ankles is called edema, and there are a lot of things …

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about Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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