My Imaginary Spoon
    February 28, 2013
    My Imaginary Spoon

    I adore pumpkin pie. If I could have it my way, I would clean off an entire pie myself! Every Thanksgiving and Christmas I look forward to that first bite of creamy, pumpkin pie. But in the meantime, …

    Cowboy Cookies for Breastfeeding Moms (and Little Ones, Too) Recipe
    January 31, 2013
    Cowboy Cookies for Breastfeeding Moms (and Little Ones, Too) Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Cowboy Cookies are traditionally huge. I suggest sticking with smaller cookies since they build in portion control for kids and breastfeeding moms for whom it’s especially impo…

    5 Smart Tips for Letting Toddlers Use Smartphones
    August 16, 2012
    5 Smart Tips for Letting Toddlers Use Smartphones

    It’s becoming an ever more common sight: babies and kids playing with smartphones. According to NPR’s Health Blog, one recent survey found that as many as 1 in 4 toddlers has used a smartphone and…

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    June 15, 2012
    Father: Past, Present, and Future

    Even before our babies are born, we are teaching them about the world around us. We communicate our choices, our values, even without thinking about it. They hear our voices, smell our aromas, and the…

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    October 31, 2011
    Pediatricians’ Trick-or-Treat Bags

    Each year thousands of pediatricians gather for a national conference to catch up on the latest science and with each other. There’s also a huge exhibit hall, as in so many professional and trade co…

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    June 14, 2011
    New: skin damage starts with your child’s first summer

    It’s taken a long time for science to quantify what mothers have always known: the skin of babies and toddlers is very different from the skin of older children and adults. Babies’ skin is softer …

    Tasty Creamed Dill Potatoes Recipe
    February 17, 2011
    Tasty Creamed Dill Potatoes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Nothing complements the flavor of dill like potatoes. Make this yummy dish for your little ones! CLEAN IT Dirty Dozen Alert: Potatoes – choose Organic please GREEN IT Compost y…

    First Time at the Kindergarten
    February 17, 2011
    First Time at the Kindergarten

    This March, our Pia will blow out four candles on her birthday cake. I really can't believe how quickly time passes. I remember the day when she was born, when my and my husband's lives changed tremen…

    Sweet Tarragon Carrots Recipe
    February 11, 2011
    Sweet Tarragon Carrots Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Carrots are super sweet when pureed. Adding tarragon, an herb typically used in (more…)…

    Video: The State of Food in America
    January 27, 2011
    Video: The State of Food in America

    In this video, Shane passionately shows us why he gets up in the morning.  The State of Food in America as it relates to preschoolers is shocking and disturbing.  His eye-opening demonstration shows…

    Raisin Date Walnut Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
    January 17, 2011
    Raisin Date Walnut Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You can feel good about eating sweets that are made from whole foods. These beauties are filled with whole dates and raisins to give them natural sweetness and ample fiber. They …

    Carmelized Bananas with Chocolate Drizzle
    January 15, 2011
    Carmelized Bananas with Chocolate Drizzle

    [star-rating][yields] Whole fruit plus some heat intensifies the sweetness enough to call this fruit dish dessert. This recipe uses the cooking technique “reduction”.  (more…)…

    How Green is your Childcare?
    October 22, 2010
    How Green is your Childcare?

    As parents, we consider many factors when selecting a childcare situation for our children – among them cost, convenience, philosophy, hours and the ratio of caregivers to kids. But how many of us g…

    Spanish Veggie Burger Bites Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Spanish Veggie Burger Bites Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Veggie burger bites are a perfect dinner. Kids go crazy for the flavor, and flaxseed provides extra nutrition. The burger bites are full of (more…)…

    Daring Sesame Noodle Oodle Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Daring Sesame Noodle Oodle Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You may serve this dish with an Asian-inspired salad and baked pears for dessert. Feel free to (more…)…

    Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe
    August 31, 2010
    Summer Berry Smoothie Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Smoothies are one of the quickest ways for your body to digest and assimilate nutrients being sure to give you a boost of energy! Have a smoothie any time of day!…

    Cheesy Vegetable Quesadilla Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Cheesy Vegetable Quesadilla Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] I had a little bit of the black bean and vegetable mixture leftover from the Black Bean and Vegetable Stuffed Poblano Pepper so I decided to make a quesadilla using the mixture, …

    Refreshing Citrus Berry Smoothie Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Refreshing Citrus Berry Smoothie Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This is a wonderful way to cool down and quench your thirst on a hot summer afternoon. The smoothies are very quick and easy to make. This is a healthy alternative (more…)…

    Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Chocolate Zucchini Muffins Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] These tasty muffins are a great way to use zucchini fresh from the garden. These muffins only take 20 minutes to bake instead of the hour for baking zucchini bread, which is grea…

    Seeded Bagel Thin Sandwich Recipe
    August 25, 2010
    Seeded Bagel Thin Sandwich Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Just buy some seeded bagel thins at the store and make a tasty sandwich using them. This recipe used tasty roasted turkey and low fat Havarti. Use avocado instead of (more&hellip…