Feel like you haven’t seen the classic snacks of your youth lately? Well, that might be because they’ve gone extinct!
It's sad but true - some of our most popular old favorites have disappeared from grocery store shelves with little to no fanfare.
Never again will a tuna fish sandwich contain the extra zest of Tuna Twist, and you certainly won’t be able to wash down your sad and boring tuna sandwich with a Squeeze-It drink.
February 14th is the day when we take the time to celebrate our friends and family and show them how much we care.
And what better way to share your love with your little one than an extra special Valentine's day lunch?
Make your child's favorite sandwich - whether PB & J, turkey and cheese, egg salad - whatever! Then carefully cut it into the shape of a heart. If you have a heart-shaped cookie cutter, that's probably your best bet.
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I am always amazed at how children interpret information - what it means to them and how they process it. Rain often blows me away, but last night was the best!
She was learning about Martin Luther King in our home school last month. She shared some stories with us over dinner calling him, “Martha Jr.” (Too cute). She was very sensitive about how people were treated different and King’s dedication and passion to make a change. I saw this card hanging in the classroom and thought it was so beautiful…
Have you ever wondered why kids give us such a hard time about eating their veggies?
New research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (previously known as the Journal of the American Dietetic Association) sheds some light on the issue.
Winter break is officially over, school is back in session, and where I live, winter is unfortunately upon us. Unofficially, what this means is it's time to settle back into the regular routine with school, work, and activities with less sunlight and colder temperatures to endure.
I keep waiting for my kids to become normal people when it comes to food.
When my daughter was a toddler, everyone told me that is was normal for her to only eat bread and cheese and pasta; that it was one of those annoying, toddler phases that she would grow out of, like delaying bedtime or asking "why?" about everything you said. But she’s nine now, and unless I missed the memo that the toddler years have been extended into the double digits, I’m guessing it’s not just a phase.
We've all met them or at least heard of them - kids who are picky eaters.
Does this scenario sound familiar? You've slaved over the stove to cook a healthy, nutritious and tasty meal. But your children turn up their noses and announce, "I don't like it, Mommy!" before they've even bothered to taste it. Once the food is on the table, said children gag over each bite and spend the rest of the meal trying to escape in hopes of Mommy caving in and making the requisite fall-back - the infamous peanut-butter and jelly sandwich.
Scientists have finally confirmed what parents have long known: REWARDS WORK.
Are your children eating too much, or too little? Here are some parenting tips for how to get them to eat the right foods.
Want to know why toddlers reject vegetables? It might sound far-fetched, but it's actually because most parents teach them to!