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Sep
6
2011
Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Juice

by // on Sep 6, 2011

Juice I even struggle with this in my personal life. Just last week at my boys’ birthday party, a friend of ours asked where the “kids juices and waters” were. We had water, lemonade pitchers, and adult beverages, but hadn’t thought of “kid beverages” like juice boxes or flavored water pouches, because our daughter only…

Aug
8
2011
Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Choicelunch is Real Simple

by // on Aug 8, 2011

  If you flipped through Real Simple this weekend while waiting in line at Target like I did, you saw lots of ideas about what to pack in your kid’s lunch. I personally eat these articles (or blogs) up, as I am always on the lookout for brilliant, innovative ideas on getting real food into…

May
3
2011
Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// Eye of the Storm

by // on May 3, 2011

Eye of the Storm Chocolate milk is in the eye of the school lunch storm. No doubt about it. As a Mom, I am conflicted. This is ironic for those who know me, since when it comes to food I am an all or nothing type of eater. I admit to nudging (my Mom would…

Nov
29
2010
Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// How long did it take you to devour that Turkey dinner?

by // on Nov 29, 2010

How long did it take you to devour that Turkey dinner?   I don’t know about you, but when my family finally sat down to eat this Holiday weekend, it seemed super fast, given the lengthy prelude. Thanksgiving, for cooks, is much more about the time it takes to create the meal, than it is…

Nov
11
2010
Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// What’s in that SunnyD?

by // on Nov 11, 2010

What’s in that SunnyD? The week before we brought our son home from Korea, my husband and I went to the movies and saw Juno. It was the quiet before the storm, when a matinee didn’t require long-term planning and a babysitting budget. I laughed so much my side hurt, and loved the movie’s positive,…