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Think motherhood is hard? Try doing it flat on your back. I had just drifted off into a groggy half-sleep in my hospital bed when the phone jolted me back into consciousness. It was my husband, calling on his way back from picking our three-year-old son Luke up from preschool. “The teacher says Luke’s pants […]

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5 (Doable) New Year’s Family Food Resolutions

You know those New Year’s food resolutions that you start out making – like eliminating all added sugar – that turn out to be really, really hard to keep? Sure, resolutions are aspirational, but they’re also arbitrary. If you set the bar too high, they can lead to discouragement. Worst case scenario, they can lead […]

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Lazy Mom’s School Lunch Guide

Back to school…school lunch…zzzzz. Wait – where was I? Sorry, my bad. Even though this is supposedly a blog about healthy food, the thought of making school lunch always puts me to sleep. (If I’m going to be in the kitchen, I’d much rather be carving watermelons or making a Tim Burton pie.) Sure, there […]

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Prevent Child Obesity – 5 Tips

Childhood obesity has been in the news this week – even more so than before – in part because of a controversial series of ads run in Georgia. These ads feature overweight kids who talk frankly about being teased and ostracized because of their weight. No matter how you feel about the ads, the pain […]

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Books for Picky Eaters

Books for Picky Eaters

Have a picky eater in your house (or on your gift list)? These books for picky eaters are meant for them. As you have probably realized already, nagging or coercing won’t work to expand their palate. But a fun book about food just might. Therefore, we give you a list of some of our favorite […]

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Top Ten Kids’ Thanksgiving Jobs

Stressed out about cooking a Thanksgiving dinner? If your kids aren’t helping you out, it’s time to put them to work. Even the littlest ones can get into the act. Here’s our list of the top ten kids’ Thanksgiving jobs: 10) Set the Table You may not want to trust your kids with Great-Grandma’s china […]

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