If there was a magic formula or silver bullet to get kids to eat healthy, the topic would no longer make the headlines of parenting magazines. Kids in homes across the country would be eating broccoli and brussels sprouts with a smile on their face. But there is no magic formula. No silver bullet. No […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
Most doctors and dietitians believe that getting important vitamins and minerals from the foods we eat is the very best way to to support a healthy body. It makes sense, right: generations long ago just ate healthy diets rather than make up for a fast-food diet with vitamins. For parents with picky eaters, food allergies […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 6 Ways to Eat a Rainbow of Fruits & Vegetables
As the last few days of school approached, both of my kids had so many reasons to look forward to the final day of what was a wonderful year for all of us. My daughter was “graduating” from kindergarten which seems like a really big deal since she’s our youngest. I admit to sharing a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Summer vacation moments that warm my heart
My kids tastebuds aren’t typical of most kids. I know that. I remind myself of that often, and thank my lucky stars because it means that I get to enjoy the vegetables I love without battles and struggles! When they were toddlers, most of their vegetables were served up just slightly steamed. I’d love to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Broccoli With A Tasty Twist
This weekend we’re celebrating my first born’s birthday. He turned eight on Friday, but somedays he seems to be going on twelve. And other days he still love to cuddle and have deep talks with me. I cherish those days because they come infrequently and I know they’ll end well before I’m ready. One of […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Would you believe that I tend to mess something up almost each Christmas? Thankfully I’ve had a lot of practice dancing on command as this happens more frequent than I’ll admit throughout the year, not just this special season. Yeah me, right? No! My friend Jodi of Paintchips and Cupcakes recently shared her disorganized approach […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I can’t make this stuff up. If you’ve missed what has become the funniest video out there on an incredibly concerning and serious topic this weekend, here’s Kermit the Frog himself sharing his thoughts on this ridiculousness. Really. While it’s implorable that our government would consider pizza as a vegetable, sadly it’s reality. Here’s a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Every year since my kiddos could talk we’ve sat down around this time of year to reflect on what we’re most thankful for right now. Some years my kids have made books that serve as wonderful keepsakes, and when they couldn’t write or draw we helped get their ideas on feathers which they decorated. My […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
As many of you know, we love growing fruit, vegetables and herbs with our kids in our very own yard. Over a year ago, this passion introduced me to Mike Lieberman of Urban Organic Farmer who shares that joy with kids, parents and other adults every day. What follows is Mike’s first guest post here at Feed […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.