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Learning in the Kitchen {Color Palette Pancakes }

Do you enjoy pancakes for breakfast? Pancakes are requested regularly in our house, and if the meal plan was left in the hands of my husband and child, the delicious little disks would most likely be consumed daily. I do my best to bring some variety to this delightful dish because eating round flat disks …

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It is Time to Reinvent (and Stop Feeling So Crappy About) the Family Meal

Yeah, right, the family meal? Every day! {Are you laughing?} That is my reaction every time I read an article “backed by research” discussing how children who sit down with their family for dinner every night are happier, more well adjusted, and will get into an ivy league college. The more I thought about it, …

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New Food. Shmew Food. Revolutionary Ways to Get Your Kid to Eat

I have news for all of you trying to get your “picky eater” to try a new food. Well, more like a secret to share… …or maybe just a pet peeve… I am so tired of reading “how to” parenting posts on getting “your picky eater to eat”. You know, what? Sometimes the issue is a …

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Teaching Kids about Organic Food Might Require Dropping a Watermelon in the Grocery Store

I am not kidding. Teaching kids about organic food might require something huge and eye opening. Dropping a watermelon worked for us. Teaching Kids about Organic Food We (and by “we” I mean me and my three boys) had arrived at the grocery store only moments before the incident. After we bolted to the organic …

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Why Baby Food is the Answer to Making the Grocery Store Fun with Kids

Let’s be honest, no one in their right mind enjoys going to the grocery store with kids four and under. I have the answer for you. Two words: baby food. Okay, two more: learning activities Let’s be real, taking the kids to the grocery store is a reality for most of us. Time to take a deep …

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