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About Mamavation

Leah Segedie is the Founder of Mamavation and Bookieboo, a blogger network. After losing over 100 lbs, she started a career mentoring women in health and since then has assisted in over 3,500 lbs lost via the Mamavation community. Leah and her work has been mentioned in Ladies Home Journal, Reader's Digest, Fitness, Women's Day, CNN, ABC, CBS, the O'Reilly Factor, AOL, Entrepreneur, and Yahoo to name a few. She works from home in her fuzzy slippers.

Thrive Market Twitter Party

Have you been trying to eat less genetically modified foods? If you say yes, you are NOT alone. Millions of people across the United States are trying to do the same thing as you. They want to feed their families healthier, cleaner, "free from" foods that don't include GMOs, synthetic pesticides and other things like [...]

February 12th, 2016|Brands, Featured, Food|0 Comments

How to Make an Allergy Mom Cry

I met up with a friend from the gym the other day and it reminded me of all the things I used to take for granted. When I lost over 100 lbs. and swore off diet soda and fast food, I had a choice in the matter. I took those choices for granted. When I [...]

January 29th, 2016|Featured, Home|4 Comments

Zofran: Dangers Women Should Be Aware Of

Zofran, a popular anti-nausea medication that’s only approved for use by cancer patients and those undergoing surgery, is being prescribed to pregnant women as an “off-label” use for morning sickness. Although the medication may help control nausea and vomiting, it comes with a harsh price: babies are being born with birth defects. Studies on Zofran [...]

January 21st, 2016|Featured, Health|3 Comments

Grassfed Label Standards Dropped by the USDA

While we were all busy keeping up with New Years resolutions and kids back to school, the USDA announced they will retire the Grassfed Labeling Standard. The reason was unclear. What does this mean? This means confusion for consumers and an eroding of trust for the grassfed label. The USDA created the grassfed standard in [...]

January 18th, 2016|Featured, Food|1 Comment

3 Ways to Support Pesticide-Free School Lunches

There's lots things to think about to prepare the kids for school each day. And maybe with the new year in motion you're asking: what can I do to keep kids healthy, strong and ready to learn? Read on for some tips on what we can do to ensure school kids across the country have [...]

January 4th, 2016|Food|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Support Pesticide-Free School Lunches

ShiftCon: A Blogging Conference for Eco-Wellness Influencers

Do you have trouble finding brands you'd work with at other blogger conferences? Do you prefer wellness, organic & natural brands? And what about your passions? Do other blogger conferences address things like the food supply, health, climate change and carcinogens in food, water, air & consumer products?  ShiftCon Social Media Conference was created to [...]

July 20th, 2015|Activism, Featured|12 Comments

Join the #ShiftHappens Twitter Party July 22nd

Attention Social Media Changemakers, Bloggers & Influencers!  I'm inviting you to a special social media conference you don't want to miss! It's all about using social media to change the marketplace towards better health for our bodies and the environment.  ShiftCon Social Media Conference is a conference for content creators interested in food, wellness, natural [...]

July 15th, 2015|Activism, Featured|15 Comments

Join Us for the #NOWWellness Twitter Party on July 8

Disclaimer: Bookieboo LLC was compensated for hosting this twitter party with Now Foods, as well as a 30 Day Blogger Ambassador Campaign in which 15 bloggers were challenged to use a selection of NOW products over 30 days. We have a policy not to work with products containing genetically modified ingredients, transfats or other synthetic ingredients. [...]

July 2nd, 2015|Brands|19 Comments

5 Things You Can Do to Help Bees this Pollinator Week

June is full of meaningful occasions, like graduations and Father’s Day, but it also marks National Pollinator Week. It’s a time to bring awareness to the vital role bees, birds, butterflies and other pollinators play in creating a diverse, bountiful food system. In fact, honey bees pollinate one out of every three bites of food [...]

June 17th, 2015|Activism, Featured|Comments Off on 5 Things You Can Do to Help Bees this Pollinator Week

10 Reasons to Retire Ronald McDonald

We all know that red-haired clown. The one that has a painted on smile, yellow jumpsuit, and is pushing Happy Meals at our kids. Yes, I'm talking about the poster boy for marketing to children, Ronald McDonald. My child has never eaten McDonald's but still sings along to the commercial about gray skies and bad days [...]

June 9th, 2015|Activism, Featured|10 Comments