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Beth Rosen
Beth Rosen, MS, RD is a Registered Dietitian, a Mom (yes, that is capitalized because it is a big job), and a kamikaze crafter with an Etsy shop. She has crazy food intolerances and loves to share recipes and food ideas for food sensitivity-free living. Beth also writes about parenting tweens and teens, sustainable living, gardening and upcycled crafting.

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Entries by Beth Rosen

5 Ways You Can Help an Overweight Child

(4) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 6:35 PM

While scrolling through my timeline on Facebook last week, I came across a post about a child who had been put on a "cleanse" to lose weight. I cannot tell you how that made my blood boil!! That poor child! It's hard enough to be an overweight child when all...

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Reuse Before Trashing: A Lesson In Upcycle Crafting

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 4:00 PM

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I read an article recently on Huffington Post Parents that aimed at helping bring order to their readers' homes by providing a list of things to throw out....
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How to De-Seed a Pomegranate in Honor of Tu B'Shevat

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 6:35 PM

Happy Tu B'Shevat! Not sure what that is? Well, it's basically the Jewish version of Arbor Day -- like a New Year holiday for trees. It happens every year on the same day (on the Jewish calendar, that is) on the 15th day of the month of Shevat (Tu B'Shevat...

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And the World's Worst Mom Award Goes To...

(8) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 9:51 AM

Did you ever have one of those mornings where, despite your best intentions, you screwed up and you are guilt-ridden the rest of the day? I recently had a day like that. It all started with a 90-minute school delay. I actually like a school delay on occasion; it gives...

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The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and the Jew

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2013 | 5:00 PM

I have never been to an ugly Christmas sweater party. I have never been to a Christmas party, for that matter. I grew up in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood, joined a predominantly Jewish sorority in college and moved to a predominantly Jewish neighborhood when I had kids, so the opportunity...

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'Mom, I'm Bored!' A List and a Game to Solve This 'Problem'

(1) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 11:26 AM

Since we have put a limit on screens in my house (television/computer/video games/iPod), I am hearing the common child call, "Mom, I'm bored!" more often than ever before. Because I am the one who set the screen limits, my children think it should be my job to help them fill...

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Battling the Alpha Mom Syndrome

(9) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 7:32 PM

Have you ever had the dream where you are standing on the edge of a canyon, and then out of nowhere, you take a step forward and fall, which wakes you up with a start? Well, that happened to me, but I wasn't sleeping. Well, it didn't actually happen to...

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Moms and Diets: The End to the Vicious Cycle

(2) Comments | Posted July 8, 2013 | 2:06 PM

I love my mom. When we are together, we never run out of things to talk about. We both enjoy flea markets, interior design and reading magazines. When we are not together, we call, email and text. My mother is the reason I became a dietitian. Growing up, she served...

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Summer Camp: Unplugged or Unfair?

(9) Comments | Posted June 25, 2013 | 7:40 PM

When I was a kid, I went to sleepaway camp. We swam, danced, rode horses, did arts and crafts and learned boating skills and how to water ski. When we weren't at activities, either during our rest period or on a rainy day, we played Jacks and Spite and Malice...

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