The BIG Problem With Peanut Butter

There is a huge problem with your peanut butter. In fact, the problem is so big that you don’t even know it. You have been walking through your grocery store, approaching the bread section to find the perfect companion for your grape jelly and picked the cheapest peanut butter you can find.

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The Voice of Dreamworks’ “Oh” for Netflix – Mark Whitten

Dreamworks’ Home: Adventures With Tip and Oh is now on Netflix and Mark Whitten is the new voice of Oh! Mark is taking over Netflix as the voice of the series that has now been made for television. Home: Adventures With Tip and Oh was released in late July of 2016 and is playing to rave reviews! Mark’s dynamic range and humor mixed with his passion for his craft shine through in his portrayal of this amazing character.

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5 Tips For Looking Fabulous As A Busy Mom

I know what you’re thinking! Why is a dad posting about “mom fashion?” Well, the good news is…I’m not! But, I definitely know the right person to talk about that subject. I have a dear friend, Charlotte, who has been super fashionable and gorgeous ever since I’ve known her. Did I mention she was also a professional runway model?

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Quick Tips For Back To School Bargains

Believe it or not parents, you have to start thinking about your back-to-school purchases! It seems like just yesterday we were working hard to schedule the summer activities for our little boogers, and now it’s almost time to meet the teacher again! Time is flying by, and so will your money if you wait till the last minute to shop.

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#82: Tiki Barber’s Giant Family!

Tiki Barber is a hero in the New York Giants football world. He is also a hero to his five (soon to be six) children. Yes, he was a three-time pro bowler and yes he was inducted into the New York Giants Ring of Honor, but now that he is retired after a huge 10-year career in the NFL, Tiki is spending his time focusing on what matters most…his family.

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Terror, Tragedy, and Violence

When tragedy strikes, it is hard enough as adults to deal with our emotions. As the parents to small children, it is easy to wonder how we should talk to our kids about tragedy and how to cope with it. While it might be scary and seem easier to just ignore all the outside stimuli, it is nearly impossible to hide what has happened from our children, and with so many friends and families talking about the most recent events, don’t you want the news to come from you rather than someone else? Establishing a circle of trust and a safe place to share emotions is important for their development now and in the future.

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That Moment When You Know You Have To Change

Change is hard. Most people don’t like change. We learn from our parents and we take what they give us and build upon it. This is often true for all of life. When it comes to the food we eat, this is also true. As you can imagine, when someone tells you that you need to make a change to the way you eat and think about food, it can be scary to say the least.

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The City Beautiful: In The Wake Of Tragedy

I went to bed last night a bit upset and woke up this morning as I took my little baby boy in my hands and still felt incredibly uneasy. I went to the gym to try to get back into my normal routine, but every single one of the flat screens in the gym had the images, the stories, the interviews. Something isn’t right with me and I can’t explain it, but I know that it has everything to do with this event.

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I’m A Dad That Likes To Vacuum!

I have a confession to make. I love to clean. Yes, I am a dad and I have lots of kids, which almost guarantees that keeping the house clean is a monumental task, but still…I love it. One of my high school friends to this day still calls me Danny Tanner (Full House reference) and I take it as a compliment. That dude was a clean guy!

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What Do Vegan Vampires Drink?

Incorporating a vegan or mostly plant-based diet can be difficult for anyone, especially vampires. The social and emotional attachments that many have to food can be daunting when starting a vegan diet and no one understands that more than Phyto the vampire.

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4 Quick Tips To Stop Children’s Allergy Medicine

Socrates would be so mad at me for what happened today. The man who once said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food,” was screaming at me from the heavens today. If I hadn’t heard him, then a lot of unnecessary, expensive and exhausting medical procedures might have followed. Here’s how to get your kids to stop taking children’s allergy medicine like candy every day.

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5 Common Misconceptions About Green Juice

I love juicing, but sometimes I just don’t have the time. On the weekend, I have some extra time to take out my juicer, prepare my fresh fruits and veggies and clean up the pieces after I am done, but sometimes I just want something I can grab and go. That’s why I love Noble Juice.

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The Power Of Giving Up

What is one thing you would never want to give up? I’m not talking about your family, or friends, or pets, or any of that important stuff. I’m talking about that food, beverage, vice, or crutch that you can’t imagine eliminating from your life for even the briefest period of time.

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Go Ahead! Be “Those” Parents!

My new friends and I talked about what it feels like to “be those parents.” The ones with the high-maintenance ways of life. The ones who say, “no thank you,” to cake at the party. The ones who tell their kids they can choose between the full sugar juice box or the popsicle, but they don’t need both.

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When You Can’t Win ‘Em All

We all know that Cam Newton lost the big game on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Everyone is really upset with how he reacted in the press conference and calling him a sore loser. While I don’t have any allegiance to the Panthers or to Cam Newton, I propose the following food for thought: Is he a sore winner too?

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Sometimes In The Dark, You Can Better See The Light

I decided I could no longer take them for granted. I realized that I had been living my life chained to a hamster wheel that I forced myself to get on each day. And that is not to say that I didn’t love everything I was doing…quite the contrary. I love my husband, my family, my dog, my job, and I even love carting the kids to their myriad activities…but I wasn’t taking them IN.

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Father’s Day Friday Night!

Vegan Blogger Influences Change At Baseball Concession Stand   Plant Protein Hot Dogs Served For Father’s Day WINTER GARDEN, FL (June 16, 2015) – Central Florida Blogger Cory Warren will add a special element to this Friday night’s collegiate summer baseball game,...

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Get Rid of Chasing Perfection

Chasing perfection. I think it’s something I’ve done my whole life. But as I grow into my 30’s, I’m starting to realize that many times, this notion of “perfection,” is actually holding me back. I put that in quotations because,...

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Press’d Juice Bar and Kitchen

“How ‘about a round of applause” for the small guy…the small business organic, local food shop that opens up in a community with a goal to help people reach optimal health through the food they eat. And yes…I just quoted a Rihanna song...

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More Than Just Great Parents

Hero Dads are among us! Join Real IronDAD, Cory Warren, as he introduces you to two amazing dads in this two-part series that focuses on a Firefighter Dad and SWAT Commander Dad that put their lives on the line every day for the good of others. These men are present...

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Fridge Organization

Sometimes our fridge can get out of hand and this video is a little reminder to clean it! I almost didn’t post this video because after watching it I was like “well, duh, clean your fridge…thanks IronDAD for the AMAAAAAZING info,” but then I...

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5 Tips for “Flying Solo”

In a perfect world, both parents are actively and equally participating in their child’s or children’s lives. They wake up and get to visit with their children, eat breakfast, go to work and then pick them up from school for a night filled with dinner and...

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Central Florida Veg Fest!

  If you live in Central Florida, you have to check out this very special event. The only problem with it is that it needs to be more days! The 2014 Central Florida Veg Fest is over, but you can mark your calendar for next year now. Stay tuned to their website...

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Five Must-Have Family Apps

As a busy parent, I am definitely a fan of technology if you use it to help teach your kids. Apps seem to make my life easier sometimes…especially when it comes to the grocery store. So with apps in mind, I have come up with the top five must-have family...

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