As we approach Thanksgiving, we’re all reminded that this time of year is all about feasting. Families, friends, and communities all join together to EAT. I’m also reminded of all the good I see in my community around food insecurity during this season. My girls’ hockey league is passionate about empowering their players to learn about making a difference. These young … [Read more...] about My New Realization About Food Privilege This Thanksgiving
“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” - Cicero Gratitude - or a lack thereof - is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. At some point or other, what mother hasn't looked on with horror as her child blurted out a variant of, “I don’t like this! It’s not what I wanted for my birthday!” or … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving
Trick or treating is one of the great American traditions, and we can still enjoy a safe night out trolling for goodies…provided we use some common sense and give our kids a few important guidelines. Maybe you’ll be accompanying your hobgoblins door to door this year, or perhaps you have older children venturing out on their own with friends. Here are some general safety tips … [Read more...] about Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween!
Are you looking for a fun and festive Halloween dessert idea? We've got just the thing! These creative "slimy" cake pops from our friends over at Stick&Pop is perfect for a holiday bash. "We think this one is really fun for families and for moms who don't want to wrap pops but want to present something fun on a platter. Plus, it's very forgiving in terms of how "pretty" … [Read more...] about Halloween “Slimer” Cake Pop Recipe
After glancing through an old issue of Southern Living, we were inspired by their caramel apples. We decided to let our kids loose in the backyard in search of twigs and this recipe is what we conjured up with some caramel and our imaginations. While your little ones don their costumes, try dressing up some fruit to make these delicious sweet treats for the … [Read more...] about Halloween Twiggy Treats: Caramel Apples