Shellie is an Occupational Therapist and Lactation Counselor turned Health Coach. She grew up in Youngstown and moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University. Columbus has been her home for the past 25+ years. She has 3 jobs, 1 husband, 3 kids, and 1 fur baby. When she’s not momming or working, she is researching all things related to nutrition and natural health. For that matter, she has an unhealthy relationship with her iPad and is not setting the best example for her kids. Her passion is to help busy moms transform their lifestyles so they can raise strong, healthy and happy families. She blogs about nutrition and natural health at Shelli Bolyard.
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How to Incorporate Healthy Choices Into Your Motherhood Routine

Being a mom is one of the most rewarding jobs, but it's also one of the toughest. Juggling work and family responsibilities can leave you feeling exhausted, so it's easy to forget about taking...
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The Best After-School Activities for Busy Moms

Being a mom is hard enough, but being a working mom? That's a whole different level of challenging. Throw in after-school activities for the kids, and you've got a recipe for stressed out, frazzled,...
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How to Make Homework Less Stressful for Both Parents and Kids

Let's face it; homework time can be stressful for everyone involved. For parents, it can be a struggle to help their kids without taking over or doing the work for them. Some schools may...

5 Ways Busy Moms Can Find More “Me Time”

It's easy to feel like we don't have time for the things we enjoy or want to do. We have work, family, friends, and other obligations that take up our time. But if we're...
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5 Ways to Raise a Grateful & Responsible Teen

“Clean your room.” “Do your homework.” “Have you done your chores?” "Turn off the TV." "That's enough screen time." “Not until you’ve done your…”- "You're going to regret this later." "I'm not going to ask you again." "This is for your own good." "You're...
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Clean eating 101: How to Shop for Clean Food

  Clean eating doesn't have to be difficult. In this clean eating 101 blog post, we'll explore what clean eaters need to do when they venture out to the grocery store. We'll cover a few key...
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Benefits of Online Tutoring With GoPeer

It’s 2022 and we’re still in a pandemic. Schools are doing the best they can, but they’re still far from normal. Pandemic life is hard for 100,001 reasons. For our second graders, it means they...

8 Tips to Manage Holiday Stress for Parents

As magical as the holidays are, they come with an unfair amount of holiday stress, especially for parents. We want to make exciting memories with our kids. We want to make  all the magic...
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Random Acts of Kindness

No one will deny that parenting is tough. The last thing you want to worry about are the struggles of being a mom, but sometimes we just need to give ourselves a break. Moms...

Carefree Cooking: Grilling with Fruit and Veggies

Summer is an wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors, so why not have a barbecue? Grilling is an excellent way to cook food in the summer, because you can avoid heating up your kitchen....