The holiday season. I liken it to an express train on a long, straight track: You can see it coming from miles away, but you don’t realize how fast it’s approaching until it’s flying by, leaving your ears ringing, your hair a windswept mess, and the pit of your stomach churning with unspent adrenaline. With several decades of adulthood, parenthood, and small business … [Read more...] about All Aboard the Holiday Express…
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These easy ham cups are always a hit with our children. The recipe is for 6, using 2 eggs cups per person. If there are any left over, just put them in the fridge and the kids can grab a great snack for later. A sprinkle of cheese is a great addition! Enjoy! Ingredients Cooking spray 12 slices (about 8-10 ounces total, prepackaged or from the deli counter) Black … [Read more...] about The Perfect Kid Friendly Breakfast: Ham and Egg Cups
As registered dietitians, we work with a lot of moms. Most moms know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know studies show kids who eat breakfast have better scores on math, reading and standardized tests; are better able to pay attention; and have fewer absences and incidences of tardiness, compared to breakfast skippers? One of the comments we hear … [Read more...] about Energy Boosting Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love!
I grew up in the 70s. This meant I was lucky to experience childhood long before helicopter parents, abstinence pledges, SAT prep courses and sexting obliterated the myriad reckless joys of American adolescence. Most parents had more than two kids, plus jobs, problems and pressures of their own. Kids’ technology risks consisted primarily of overdosing on The Flintstones and I … [Read more...] about 70s Childhoods Vs Now – What’s Been Lost
This just may be the most outrageous cake we have concocted yet! Our friend John brought us a Blum’s Crunch Cake a year ago stating that this was his favorite childhood dessert. It was delish. We promised to make him one for his birthday this year. And so we did. Like any scientist, we put on our white jackets (well, white aprons) and went into our laboratory. We got out … [Read more...] about Looking For A Sugar Rush? Try This Sea Foam Candy Cake!