• Susie Csorsz Brown

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“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi Physical Health Eat Well I admit, I used to be on the fat-free yogurt trend.  I've come around to the creamy richer variety, though.  Being lactose intolerant, I get about a spoonful or two of yogurt, max, each day.  I love it for its tangy creaminess, and I've realized the value of having a food (especially in the morning) that keeps me full longer. Plus, it's better for cooking.  https://www.tastecooking.com/short-rant-nonfat-yogurt/ Be Active I know you've read a lot of what is supposed to be motivational material to keep you moving, get you in the new fitness routine, blah blah blah.  But, honestly, the only thing that is going to get you out there regularly is you. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/how-really-commit-your-fitness-routine? Let's move!

This workout is 4 rounds of 6 moves. You'll do the 6 moves 20 seconds on, 10 off and then those same 6 moves for 30 seconds each non-stop.  Then you'll move on to the next round of 6 new moves.  You've got this!  Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/8372214 Spiritual Health Gratitude is so much more than just saying 'thank you;' it is good for you, and good for others. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/video/item/four_lessons_ive_learned_about_gratitude Mental & Emotional Health Do you commute to work?  So many of us do, and it doesn't have to be the worst part of your day. https://www.nytimes.com/guides/smarterliving/commuting-to-work Social Health These phrases that undermine your relationship with your key relationships (spouse, friend, etc) are important to note.  We want to build our best people up, not make them feel smaller. https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/phrases-make-spouse-feel-terrible Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Advice advice advice from every direction. I know it can be tiresome. These, though, are valuable reminders, not just for dads. https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/damn-good-advice-for-dads/ Happy Monday! Hopefully you get at least one more cookout before the weather changes (if, indeed, you are in a place that has weather that changes). If, while grilling, you wonder about the number of dogs versus the number of buns, here's your answer. (and yes, this is a very American quandary).

http://mentalfloss.com/article/588500/why-are-there-10-hot-dogs-per-pack-but-8-buns We made this chicken last weekend and it was so very tasty.  You can double, if you are feeding a crowd.  I haven't yet tried it, but I think it would be awesome on grilled veggies, too. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/moroccan-grilled-chicken Yes! Love parenting, yes, love being a mom, but omg is it ever exhausting! Would it really be that bad to let them in on that little (poorly kept) secret? https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/the-ugly-exhausting-reality-of-parenting-and-why-we-hide-it-from-our-children/2019/08/22/ New post: Rules to live by.  https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2019/08/29/Following-the-rules Be your best, friends s

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