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Forget what you’ve been told about Peanut Allergies: New Research 

The National Institutes of Health has completely changed their tune regarding when we should start to introduce peanuts to our children.   The American Academy of Pediatrics has been suggesting since 2000 that parents hold off introducing peanuts and other foods containing allergens when starting their infants on solids as it was believed that we would be decreasing the chances ...

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I’m No SuperMom! But the Stress of it is real & How to overcome it

As Moms, we often find ourselves putting our Kids first and neglecting to take care of our needs. The supermom syndrome may be new but more and more women are getting sucked into this false illusion. If you feel like you’re letting your Kids down by not being the perfect mom,  trust me, your not alone and you should be ...

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Breaking the Price Myth #healthyeating #workout 

 By: Kevin Platt  As a Personal Trainer, the number one thing I hear is eating healthy is too costly. This can be true until you understand the value of buying in bulk and breaking down prices. A majority of grocery stores have a healthy/organic section, but these usually come with a hefty price tag. Consumers are unaware of the savings ...

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Tips to Keep You from Becoming a Stressed out Mom – #urbanmommyinc #inspiration

Overworked mothers regularly feel a lot of stress. You may neglect that at times  you also need time to breath, relax and enjoy. Eventually, a stressed-out mom could make the whole family stressed too. To help you avoid being consumed by the worries and responsibilities of being a mom, here are tips to keep you from becoming a stressed out ...

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Why Just Run? 3 Tips to Enhance your Running Routine #KevinPlatt #Fitness

By: Kevin Platt  People all around the world love to go on daily runs. This is a great stress reliever for many as well as being a great cardio workout. For many years, running has served as the go to exercise to drop unwanted weight. There are a few strategies we can examine to help enhance your results from running. ...

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The Struggle is Real – #Fitness #KevinPlatt 

Now days the go to weight loss solution is crash dieting. Dieters are told that if they take this pill or drink that shake that they will see 15 pounds melt away without changing their eating habits or ever leaving the couch! Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of quality products on the market. But, no one product should ...

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Get Your Accountability Partner #Fitness #Urbanmommyinc

Have you ever started a workout or nutrition plan and not followed through with it? A majority of the population can answer a resounding “YES.” There are many factors that contribute to following through with any goal, but one major hinderance can be accountability. We all have had days where we would rather lay in bed, skip a workout, or ...

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There Is An Epidemic! 

By: Kevin Platt A majority of Americans consume a substance in mass quantities on a daily basis. This particular substance has been linked to several medical problems that can lead to illnesses. These medical problems include: weight gain, obesity, elevated blood sugar and triglycerides, high blood pressure, and an increase in LDL. What is this highly addictive and destructive substance ...

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Build strong Girls for life- The freedom of Belly Dance Cultural  enrichment.  #urbanmommyinc

Empowering the development of fearless strong girls and kids is one of the cornerstones of parenting in my opinion.   As a parent I’m always looking for new ways to inspire my daughter and give her the encouragement she needs to be a vibrant, courageous and fearless person.    After attending a local meet up group for natural hair women ...

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Coach, Lifestyle Trainer and Fitness Contributor #Kevin Platt #urbanmommyinc

Urban Mommy is excited to bring on the fantastic Kevin Platt as our resident health and wellness guru.   We understand that the one thing that moms can do for themselves and their families is to take good care of themselves.  Moms are at the cornerstone of the family and when the stone is removed, everything can fall apart.   ...

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