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DIY Teething Survival Kit

DIY Teething Survival Kit

After potty training, teething can be one of the more stressful stages of child rearing, yes?  So, I thought you might be interested in this little gift idea. Today over on the Little Grins Dental blog, I shared the recipe for putting together your own Teething Survival Kit, including different ingredients you can include and what they are good for. These little kits are easy and fun to put together, and they make a great gift for … Read entire article »

Filed under: Health, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood

The Thing About Lunch…

The Thing About Lunch…

At the end of last school year, throughout the summer, and at the beginning of this school year, I had my sights set on a big project: to figure out the science behind packing school lunch. These were my goals: Eat fewer school lunches Add variety to packed lunches Make the lunch packing process easy and efficient. I spent a good amount of time gathering ideas on Pinterest, including sandwich-free lunches, setups that let the kids pack their own lunch each … Read entire article »

Filed under: Education, Health, Health & Fitness, Mommyhood

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Smoothies Review

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Smoothies Review

My kids just barely missed the advent of food in a pouch.  It started with baby food, but my kids were already chomping baby carrots by then. I remember when I first started spotting itty bitties sucking applesauce out of a pouch, it reminded me of when a street vendor in Belize City tried to sell Craig and I water in a bag.  We were like, “Uh, no thanks?!”, only to find that that was … Read entire article »

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After School Snack: Banana Stacks!

After School Snack: Banana Stacks!

It is always such a joy to share Kristen Feola’s writing on my blog – I can always depend on her for something nourishing, whether it be for the heart or the tummy.  Today it’s the latter! “Can I have a snack?” If you’re a parent, you’ve probably fielded this question more times than you can count. I know I have. In fact, it’s usually the first sentence I hear when I pick my kids up from school. Not, … Read entire article »

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3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 2 – The Review

3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 2 – The Review

This post has taken me a lot longer to get to than originally intended, but I think it’s all for the better – it’s been nine days since our juice cleanse ended, and it’s given me time to “return to normal” and figure out what folks seem to be most curious about in relation to doing a juice cleanse. So, this post contains our experiences and opinions about our first cleanse. It is organized by … Read entire article »

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3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 1 – The Process

3 Day Juice Cleanse/Fast: Part 1 – The Process

Right around New Year’s I was doing some Pinterest WORK when I came across a pin for Dr. Oz’s 3 Day Detox Cleanse.  I have been interested in doing a juice detox cleanse for quite some time, and especially so since my hormones went all haywire when I stopped taking birth control.  I asked Craig, half jokingly, if he wanted to do a juice cleanse, and he said simply, “Yes.”  So, I started researching.  I … Read entire article »

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