• Irish Colcannon Recipe
    Food
    5 Tasty Potato Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
    Saint Patrick's Day is a perfect time to break out your favorite potato recipes and share the Luck of the Irish with your friends and family. Irish Colcannon Colcannon literally translated means "white-headed cabbage," and its simple name is a ...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Easy Weeknight Crockpot Meals
    Food
    7 Super Simple Crockpot Meals
    Are you looking for some quick and easy weeknight meals to feed your family? Look no further than the effortless art of slow cooking. While many people use the name Crock Pot to mean slow cooker, Crock Pot is actually the brand name -- just like ...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Breakfast
    8 Breakfasts Kids Can "Cook" Themselves
    Even the littlest hands can help out in the kitchen, and involving your child in meal preparation is an important lesson in responsibility and self-sufficiency. With just a little prep ahead of time from you, these simple ideas allow your child t...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Easy One Pot Burrito Bowls
    Food
    4 Quick and Easy One-Pot Meals Your Whole Family Will Love
    One Pot Burrito Bowls Instead of taco night, try out these easy one pot meals from I Heart Naptime. Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup sweet onion, diced 1 pound g...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Turkey Pot Pie recipe
    Food
    Our Favorite Comfort Food Recipes for Cold Winter Days
    Turkey Pot Pie Cooking time: 1 hour Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 cups turkey breast, shredded 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon shallot, minced 1 lemon, zested 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 8 ounces ...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Egg and Avocado on Toast
    Food
    Quick (and Easy!) Weekday Breakfast Ideas
    Need good breakfast ideas for you and your family? Of course you do! When you start the day with a healthy breakfast, you are building a foundation for healthier eating all day long. The reason is simple: skipping breakfast can lead to making unh...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Are We Too Sweet
    Healthy Snacks
    Are We Too Sweet? Our Kids' Addiction to Sugar
    You'd be hard-pressed to find a child who doesn't love sugary foods, and chances are the processed or packaged food your child eats has some amount of added sugar. But a sweet tooth isn't as harmless as it might seem. Our country's addiction to ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Food
    3 Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes
    The holidays just aren't complete without baking some homemade cookies, but let's face it — when you have kids, you don't have time for Pinterest-worthy cookies. Try these three quick and easy holiday cookie recipes that your kids can help you ...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Food
    School Lunch Ideas: 10 Healthy Ways to Fill Your Kids' Lunchboxes
    When you're looking for school lunch ideas, it's easy to throw a handful of cheap, pre-packed lunchbox fillers into your shopping cart and call it a week. But what are those shortcuts really costing? Besides the empty calories, sodium, and sugar...
    Cara J. Stevens
  • Food
    4 Holiday Appetizers Both Kids and Adults Will Love
    Holiday parties are all about fun and food! What better way to celebrate the season than with delicious small bites and snacks that everyone will love? However, finding appetizers that appeal to both your adult and kid guests can be pretty tricky...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • Food
    General Nutrition
    Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Important
    Why Fruits and Vegetables Are Important There are so many reasons to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables every day. Everyone Needs to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables A growing body of research proves that fruits and vegetables are critical to pro...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    3 Quick and Easy Holiday Food Gifts
    Holiday Marshmallow Crispy Treats This mint twist turns your typical crispy rice treats into a festive homemade holiday gifts. This is a great recipe for your kids if they are old enough to help out around the stove. Ingredients: 6 cups of cri...
    Laura Richards
  • apples and honey for Rosh Hashana
    Entertainment and Activities
    Explore Rosh Hashana Foods with Your Family
    Want to teach your kids about the meaning behind all those foods on your Rosh Hashana dinner plate? Overall, Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year and one of the “High Holy Days” — symbolizes new beginnings and counting your blessings. (This...
    Rachel Sokol
  • 5 ways to sneak vegetables in your kid
    Food
    5 Ways To Sneak Vegetables In Your Kid's Food
    Do you struggle to get your kids to eat their veggies? It can be difficult sometimes, especially if you have a picky eater. There are lots of great suggestions to get your kids to try new things, and one of our favorite tricks to is to sneak the ...
  • Food
    Ethnic Cuisine
    Dining Customs of Different Cultures
    Dining Customs of Different Cultures Is It Time to Eat? Many foreigners find the customs and terminology that accompany eating in America odd, disconcerting, or baffling. Why do some American executives like to conduct business at breakfast, whe...
  • Food Additives
    5 Big-Name Food Companies Removing Artificial Ingredients from Their Products
    For busy moms, deciding which packaged foods are safe for your child's breakfast, lunch, and snacks can be daunting, especially when you are faced with a long line of artificial ingredients, preservatives, and dyes on the recipe label. Although ...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Pile of vegetables with woman cutting vegetables in background
    Vegetarianism
    5 Tips to Raise a Healthy Vegetarian Child
    "Mom, I've decided to become a vegetarian!" Whether your child or teen has recently uttered these words to you, or your whole family has gone meatless, you're probably wondering how to supplement your child's diet with the nutrients she needs. Fo...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Coconut and coconut milk
    Food Allergies
    6 Non-Dairy Milk Alternatives
    Like most food allergies, a milk allergy is a serious health issue, and is different than simply being lactose intolerant. According to the National Institutes of Health, lactose intolerance is a digestive system disorder, while a milk allergy is...
    Lindsay Hutton