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Maria Rodale

5 Non-Toxic Ways to Get Ready for Baby

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie I'm now 39 weeks pregnant and, I'll tell you, it's hard to have a "green" baby these days. Fr...

The Story of Rodale's Style

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

A lot of people know about the HIStory of my family (how my grandfather started the Organic Movement in America and my father built a publishing empi...

A Simple Guide to Meditation

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.25.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer As a holistic physician, I find that meditation and meditative exercises ...

Top 10 Things That Annoy Me

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I'm not easily annoyed, but there are things that do aggravate me. In case you ever meet me, here is what you need to know: I don't like when peopl...

A New Hive Mentality

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director This past winter was another tough one for the humble honeybee. Winter l...

The Top 5 Myths about Farm-to-School Programs

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Chelsey Simpson, communications associate for the National Farm to School Network Most of us can remember a childhood encounter with chicken nugg...

Lobster-Avocado Salad: A Quick and Easy Delicious Luxury

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.19.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

It was Mother's Day and I had to make my own lunch, so I wanted something quick and easy yet indulgent without being unhealthy. For days I had been c...

Yoga for Promoting Patience

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "The truth is you turned away yourself, and decided to go into the dark alo...

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

So it was early March, and suddenly I burst into the Christmas song "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." I couldn't get it out of my head. Why...

Gritty in Pink: How a Man Stays Manly in a Girl's World

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Jeff Csatari, executive editor of special projects for Men's Health I live in a house full of estrogen: nine X chromosomes, one guY...

The Big Secret No One Tells You

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger As a former colleague of mine used to say--and I mean this in the kindest way to every recent gra...

Superhealthy Breakfast Cookie

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.12.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

So I saw this recipe on Facebook for a superhealthy cookie with mashed bananas as the base and I made them (substituting the raisins--blech!--with dr...

Natural Ways to Protect Yourself against GMOs

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, Lac, integrative medicine pioneer Whether we like it or not, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) currentl...

How to Tell the Truth in 7 Not-So-Easy Steps

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

People don't start out being liars, I think. It happens over time in all sorts of ways. Maybe telling the truth gets you into trouble. Maybe telling...

Reading for Pleasure

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.07.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels The New York Times recently published the sort of article that made me snort...

Recipe for a Great Summer

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Karen Stewart Brown, cofounder and designer of Stewart+Brown If you are a working mom (or dad) and have yet to arrange for summer k...

Yogurt Cake

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.05.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Perfect for teatime.

The 3 Keys to a Healthy Brain

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer We all have those moments--a forgotten appointment, a name we can't recall, ...

Epic: Is It Time to Find a New Myth beyond Good and Evil?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

I was looking forward to seeing Epic, the new Disney movie, with my daughter in a way I hadn't looked forward to a kid's movie in a long time. I love...

10 Fascinating Chicken Facts

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Leah Zerbe, online editor for During prime-time growing season on our farm, you can look out onto our fields and see a r...

Break Up with Your Makeup: It Could Be Toxic

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate Spring is in bloom, and romance is in the air. But before puckering up, you'...

Color Me Rad. Really.

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I'd heard about color trendy and fun they were. But I'm so busy with work and kids' stuff that I totally missed that one was coming to my...

5 Reasons We DON'T Need More Oil Pipelines

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by Emily Main, online editor at Rodale News It's a topic that's nearly yawn-worthy, environmentalists spouting their rage at an oil company trying...

The "Prom-posal"

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.24.2013 | Parents
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger I don't count on much in life, but I do tend to rely on one thing: that invariable and tireless pe...

5 Reasons to Avoid Air Fresheners

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Cassidy Randall, director of outreach for Women's Voices for the Earth Have you ever wondered what's in those myriad air fresheners...