Archive for the ‘Shopping’ Category

To Preschool or Not to Preschool?

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

I am a stay-at-home-mom. Many of my sons’ friends are in preschool and their parents have pressured us to put our son in as well. He sees other kids on a regular basis so I feel he gets the socialization he needs, but I would appreciate your comments. (more…)

Restaurant Portions Getting Bigger

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Many of your members may have trouble losing weight because they eat out in restaurants too often. Americans are beginning to eat out more than ever, averaging four to five times a week, because dining out has become more convenient and affordable. Restaurants are responding to the demand for meals at an affordable price by giving customers larger portions, usually two to three times larger than servings recommended by the American Diabetic Association. While the bigger portions are more affordable, many Americans have trouble controlling food intake, and often eat everything on their plates. Increased food intake results in an excess of calories and fat, which eventually leads to an increase in weight. (more…)

Business Battles the Mighty Geek

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Decades from now, people will characterize the early years of the 21st century as a period dominated by a battle between the corporate entertainment world and the computer geeks. (more…)

Shop After Eating

Friday, December 10th, 2010

As I mentioned earlier, you are likely to encounter many temptations to buy unplanned food items when shopping at the supermarket. You will be less likely to give in to this impulse buying if you shop on a full stomach. A seemingly innocent trip to the supermarket to purchase a few essentials can easily turn into a shopping frenzy. Remember what happened  when he had a two-pound bag of potato chips in the house. Take a moment to reflect on your own behavior chain, and see just how important shopping is to sticking to a good eating plan.

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Pre-Packaged First Aid Kit. Your Decision

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Most of us simply walk right past first aid kits in the drugstore, without stopping to think of getting one for our own household. And so, whenever you cut or hurt yourself, or anything else happens, you will always run to the medicine cabinet thinking that you have one, only to find that you do not own a first aid kit. Here are two excellent reasons as to why you will find it crucial to have a home first aid kit.
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