Today is National Walk Your Dog Day. We don't have a dog for a multitude of reasons. When one of my daughter's asks for a dog, I tell her she got a baby brother. So today, I walked said baby brother. We both enjoyed the fresh air. With it being American Heart Month, does walking… Continue reading Heart Health and Exercise
Just a quick post today reminding everyone that all children under the age of 18, enrolled in public school or not, qualify for a free lunch and breakfast through the end of the 2020-2021 school year. If your children are attending in person school, they should be receiving that there. If you are remote or… Continue reading Free Lunch
I've seen quite a few parents share lofty goals of things they'd like to teach their kids during this time of staying at home. Teaching kids how to cook frequently shows up on that list. As this period of staying at home has gone on, I've also seen most of those people post that they… Continue reading Teaching Kids to Cook
Since February is snack food month, I thought it would be fun to share some of our favorite snacks. My kids love little bite sized snacks. Even better if they are sweet. But I don't want them eating a ton of extra sugar. I do want snacks to have protein and fiber. Enter these little… Continue reading Apricot Pecan Bites
I have a confession to make. I only started eating peanut butter about 4 years ago. That may seem really strange, but it's true. Hope glimmered in my life back in 2011/2012, and I have since come around. I still am not as big a fan as many people, particularly of peanut butter and chocolate.… Continue reading Sugary death match: Jelly vs Nutella
One of my nephews is a bit of a picky eater, and he said this to his dad one night at dinner time. Since it wasn't my kid, I found it hilarious, but I can sympathize with the pain this brings to a parent. Kids can be picky eaters. Some of it is learned, but… Continue reading That food is too tasty for me.