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Getting Kids in the Kitchen

My kids are always asking to help in the kitchen. And I almost always say ‘no’ or distract them from doing something else. I know that they need to learn some basic cooking skills. I know they should be familiar with how a kitchen works. I know I need to help them to be comfortable […]

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Lunch Lessons: Quick Tips to Make Packing {a little} Less Awful

Lunch. It’s the bane of mom-existence. If you’re anything like me, you dread making lunches for your child(ren). Not only is it difficult finding foods to send (I’d classify mine as semi-picky eaters), but it’s also a challenge to find foods that they can eat during their short lunch period. My soon-to-be first grader has […]

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Tips for Gardening with Kids

A Little Dirt Doesn’t Hurt: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Spring has finally sprung, the skies are filled with the sunshine, everything is finally green again. It is time to get outside! From bike rides to spring sports, get out and enjoy this beautiful weather. One of our favorite things to do is to work on our vegetable garden! My son and I have grown, (or […]

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Frugal Fridays Saving on Groceries

Frugal Friday :: A Step-by-Step Guide to Saving on Groceries

Happy Frugal Friday!  Today I’m sharing with you my foolproof method to saving big at the grocery store.   On average, I spend about $75 a week on groceries.  That’s for a family of 4!  Want to spend even less than that $75?  Eating more vegetarian meals significantly lowers the price of our groceries, making the weekly total […]

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Only Chicken Tenders, Fries & Ketchup: Managing Picky Eating

Although feeding young children can be stressful for parents, it is important to remember eating can be tough on young kids too! Most, if not all, young children have specific food preferences and at one time or another can be selective (or picky!) about food. Young children are often reluctant to try foods that are […]

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