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Fans Are Made, Not Born

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Maria Rodale

It's finally spring (fingers crossed), and that can only mean two things: I may soon have to appear in public wearing shorts, and the endless, soul-sucking, heart-breaking baseball season is underway.

Green Lawns Don't Make for 'Green' Yards

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.24.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

The natural world is awakening from a tough winter, and our yards are greening up as the weather warms. But are our yards really as "green" as they could be?

A Yoga Hug

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "Nobody likes me, everybody hates me; guess I'll go eat worms. Long, thin, sli...

This Year's Peas

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

OK, peas and I, we go a long way back. We've had our good year (somewhere around 2003) and our bad years (too many to name). We've fought rabbits and ...

Fat Facts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Human fat cells, photo by Dr. Peeke by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition While...

A Lifetime of Music

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

For my birthday this year, my oldest daughter got us tickets to see Neil Finn at Town Hall in New York City. Now, most people have never heard of Neil...

DIY Organic Baby Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Now that my son Ajax has reached 9 months, we've been having a lot of fun getting him to try ne...

Digging the Dancing King

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I'm not a heterosexual man, but if I were, two of my heroes would be Nick Neave, Ph.D., and Kristo...

CSA Pizza Night

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Nate Luke, photographer and video director Millsap Farms brings a lot to the table--literally. Along with providing community-suppor...

Why I Will Not #BanBossy

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With all due respect to my idols, Sheryl, Beyoncé, and the other women of the...

Hitting the Reset Button

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Robyn Hessinger, intuitive, medium, Reiki master, and founder of Inspired Guidance Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Whether it'...

Vindication for Lazy Parents (Like Me)

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Kids need to learn how to fail, take responsibility for themselves, and love learning.

Equal but Separate

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I can't believe it took researchers this long to figure out two things about heterosexual preferen...

Support Earth Month by Taking the Non-GMO Challenge

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.01.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

For the past 44 years, people across the globe have celebrated our beloved planet during Earth Month in April.

Fishing for Fun at Kamalame Cay

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel
Maria Rodale

For spring break this year I wanted to find a nice place to go bonefishing that the whole family would enjoy.

Accept vs. Settle

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Despite my relentless pragmatism, I am, inexplicably, a big believer in signs. For the past severa...

What Do You Stand FOR?

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Most of us can easily answer the question of what we are against. Just a few key words will show you what I mean (I'm not implying which side of the f...

Live Baby Chick Cam: Meet Our Polar Vortex Miracle!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Leah Zerbe, an online editor at RodaleNews.com The cyclical nature of life is perhaps nowhere more apparent than on a farm. The trusty tomato plan...

10 Surprising Ways to Teach Kids to Love Nature

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

As the weather starts to improve, it's the perfect time to get kids out and about and show them the joy of nature. It doesn't have to be a structured ...

No More Pap Smears?

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund If you're a woman over 21, that headline probably got your attention....

Ayurveda and Yoga for Kapha Season

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Part I of our Ayurveda & Yoga Series The three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) are combinations of t...

100 Little Blessings

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

For Martha... Honeybees The fragrance of flowers Kisses from children That special laughter that is genuine and loving Rain, but not too much...

5 Spring Resolutions

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I don't know about you, but it feels like the whole year has gotten off to a very late start. For example, traditionally on St. Patrick's Day we are supposed to plant peas around here, and my garden, as of this writing, is still covered by a good six inches of hard packed, ice-ridden snow.

Living to 100: Lessons From Aunt Eva

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Recently, the oldest woman in the world, ...

Rules Are Made to Be Broken

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger A few years ago, we were all buzzing about books that offered the "rules" for women, the "rules" f...