Preschooler Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • My Imaginary Spoon

    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, for the sake of my health (mostly my waistline!), I use the imaginary spoon and pretend to […]

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  • Cowboy Cookies for Breastfeeding Moms (and Little Ones, Too) Recipe

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

    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 important to eat regularly and maintain a super balanced diet. But, of course, do as you like! These are your cookies now, m’am.

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  • 5 Smart Tips for Letting Toddlers Use Smartphones

    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 for many young kids, it’s become the toy of choice. Yet, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that kids […]

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    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 they taste, remember, and prefer the foods we feed to their mother.

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    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 conferences, where the latest products are displayed. At our meeting, vendors pass out logo bags that pediatricians can use going up […]

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    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 because the outermost protective layer, the stratum corneum, isn’t mature until at least age two.

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  • Tasty Creamed Dill Potatoes Recipe

    Tasty Creamed Dill Potatoes Recipe

    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 your food scraps (potato peels, discarded dill sprigs, etc.) MAKE IT FUN Have your little one help mash the potatoes as well as help to fold […]

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  • First Time at the Kindergarten

    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 tremendously. Even though you think you know what awaits you when you decide to have children, you soon learn […]

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  • Sweet Tarragon Carrots Recipe

    Sweet Tarragon Carrots Recipe

    Carrots are super sweet when pureed. Adding tarragon, an herb typically used in

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  • Video: The State of Food in America

    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 us why our children are not going to live as long as we do.

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