On Thursday my oldest and I were in the ER. After a week of intermittent stomach pains, increasing each time, and culminating in a bad Wednesday night that almost got me to the ER in my pjs, I knew something more severe was up. Every one of us has been there: “mommy my stomach hurts”. … Continue reading Mommy, My Stomach Hurts
It sounds impossible! Kids drinking green juice. No way! But yes way it can happen and here’s how to make it easier. First, juice at home. I’ve gone to different juice bars and my girls will hate one or the other because it’s too spicy or too veggie. So, to not make them suspicious of … Continue reading Kids Will Green Juice
Weekday breakfasts. I do not like cereal. It’s one of the most processed foods on the grocery shelves. My youngest is not a fan of eggs. She’ll take it for about a week. Not a day more. I use to do pancakes or waffles quite a bit because it’s easy. Yes, easy! I made … Continue reading Weekday Breakfast Smorgasbord
Do you cook much? I cook quite a bit. I don’t say it to sound so Martha Stewart, I say it because the more I cook the more I notice that great food is really simple. Great news for us moms! Take mac and cheese for example. It’s pasta, cheese, butter, milk, and flour. What’s … Continue reading Pasta Alfredo is really Mac and Cheese Dressed up in Fancy Pants Cheese.
So, although I’m not a fan of candy or sweets I have come to terms with using them as a bargaining tool. I’m struggling with the introduction to salads. I started cutting up cucumber, carrot, tomato and red pepper chunks. I’ve placed them on her plate on a regular basis for the past three … Continue reading The Food Trade
Easter….another holiday that seems to revolve around candy. Ugh! Fortunately, a friend taught me a trick. You offer your kid to trade all but one candy of their choice for a toy of their choice. P traded all her stuff for an India Hello Kitty, which she had been wanting for a while, and I … Continue reading Candy is King
We started getting organic fruits and veggies delivered to our door weekly. We’re using LOVE delivery. It’s our third week and I love it so far. You can custom order your box or take what they have for the week. I like to do both. One week I select the things I specifically need for … Continue reading I LOVE fruits and veggies