By: Rachel Ventura I’m a mother of two young children and I work part time from home. We have preschool, soccer, gymnastics, Early Intervention, play dates, birthday parties, and much, much more. We are busy! And I’m sure many, if not all, of you are as well! Sometimes I honestly think it’s a small miracle … More A Few Things That Help Keep Me Sane
By: Jessica DiRamio I am not a good cook, but on occasion I knock one out of the park. Last night I definitely had a home run! Three kids went for more and I even caught my husband licking his bowl! My concoction was entirely based on my favorite meal to order at a restaurant: … More Chicken & Broccoli Ziti for the Unskilled Cook!
By: Tanya Pimental With fall here, pumpkin everything is all the craze. I have to admit that I actually am not a fan. However, I do enjoy pumpkin seeds. The kids had been waiting not so patiently to carve their pumpkins. So last night after powering through dinner, we set out to make some jack-o’-lanterns. … More Carmelized Pumpkin Seeds
By: Martianne Stanger Moms everywhere attempt to balance budget, time, and convenience while feeding their families as well as they can. Kristin’s recent posts on “Kale Chips” and “Creating Healthy Eating Habits” and Kris’ on “Eat Your Veggies” attest to that. My personal daily experience does too. Straight through Autumn, many of our family meals … More Eating Al Fresco Right Into Autumn
By: Kristen Clifford Like I’ve mentioned before in the past, I’m trying to watch what I eat and lose weight. My problem is I love to sit down in front of the TV, after the kids go to bed, and watch mindless shows while snacking. I’ve recently found a snack that allows me to do … More Kale Chips
By: Martianne Stanger Last month, my husband and I attended a Nourishing Hope mini-conference as a part of our National Autism Month focus. While there, we picked up a copy of “Cooking to Heal,” in which I found one of my new favorite recipes for sweet, healthy indulgence: Chocolate Pudding!“Healthy?!”, you might balk. “How can … More My New Favorite Indulgence: Healthy “Chocolate Pudding”
By: Kris Berry Someday I’ll write more about it, but I have been making a switch to a plant-based diet for myself. That means, while my kids and husband are still eating meat and dairy, there’s much less of it in my house. I have been looking around for some delicious and healthy recipes that … More Oatmeal Breakfast Bars