Category Archives: Stories We Share

  • Interview: How Asha Feeds Her Family

    Posted on April 9, 2013 by Gina Rau in Food for Thought, Stories We Share.

    You know when you meet someone and you think they’re lovely and smart and you just totally connect with them? Yeah, that’s how I felt when I met Asha Dornfest about four years ago. She was all that and so much more. I knew right away that she was someone I wanted, er – needed – […]

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  • Today I Ate A Rainbow Kit

    Interview: How Kia Feeds Her Family and a GIVEAWAY

    Posted on March 20, 2013 by Gina Rau in Food for Thought, Kid Stuff, Stories We Share.

    It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Kia Robertson and her Today I Ate A Rainbow solution for kiddos. I don’t even recall how we met a few years ago, but I instantly was impressed with her passion for helping kids eat more fruit and vegetables. She’s been super busy improving on the […]

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  • Alysa’s Secret to Perfect Family Dinners

    Posted on January 31, 2012 by Gina Rau in Food for Thought, Stories We Share.

    You’ll love this Story We Share from Alysa Bajenaru of InspiredRD about how she makes healthy family meals happen for her family. What’s the secret to a perfect family dinner? The truth is, I don’t know! But I do know a few things that help our family have a better experience at the dinner table. […]

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  • This Christmas I’ll Get It Right

    Posted on December 20, 2011 by Gina Rau in Inspiration, Kid Stuff, Stories We Share.

    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 […]

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  • When Family Dinners Don’t Happen

    Posted on October 3, 2011 by Gina Rau in Food for Thought, Stories We Share.

    It’s 6:42 Thursday night. I’d love to be home, enjoying a wonderful meal with my family but I’m on my way home from work on the train and won’t arrive at my house for an hour.  Monday and Tuesday night looked like this too. While I dream of family dinners, they’re rarely a reality in […]

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  • A Trayful of Fun Options

    Posted on July 19, 2011 by Gina Rau in Kid Stuff, Stories We Share.

    Remember Stephanie – our Feed Our Families winner of the autographed copy of Laurie David’s book, The Family Dinner? When she heard that she won, she sent me this great story of a creative way she’s found to help her young kids eat a variety of foods. I read about the idea (of putting small […]

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  • How Andy Feeds Her Family

    Posted on June 21, 2011 by Gina Rau in Stories We Share.

    Feed Our Families community member, Andy, shares how she feeds her family in this special guest post. I am a working mother and co-parent of  5-1/2 year old boy/girl twins.  In my heart, I am Martha Stewart.  I dream of sewing Halloween costumes and making our meals from scratch.  My partner is the stay-at-home mom […]

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  • How Frances Made Family Dinners a Priority

    Posted on June 9, 2011 by Gina Rau in Inspiration, Stories We Share.

    Last month we shared Laurie David’s book, The Family Dinner, and talked about the importance of family dinners. We were so touched by Frances’ comment, that we asked her to share it with everyone here and she agreed! Here’s her story. Our family sort of exploded from nothing into something…we had three kids in three […]

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  • How Hillary Feeds Her Family

    Posted on April 12, 2011 by Gina Rau in Stories We Share.

    Feed Our Families community member, Hillary shares how she feeds her family in this special guest post. I am a divorced, single mom to a wonderful 8 and 5 year olds. We live in an exceedingly small town (less  than  3,000 people) in the snowbelt of New York. Despite recent hardships (1 income, no child […]

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