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5 Sleep Myths Busted

When you’re a parent trying to navigate the rough waters of children and sleep, advice seems to pour in from every direction.  The world of sleep research is growing rapidly, yet many people are ill-informed regarding the science of sleep.  Instead of feeling like you’ve been thrown a life preserver, most sleep advice just makes new parents feel like they're drowning…

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Freezer Smoothie Packs

Just add water or milk to these make ahead freezer smoothie packs for a quick, delicious, and nutritious breakfast or snack anytime! Hello again! It's Amber, from Dessert Now, Dinner Later! I've been participating in a health challenge for the last 5 weeks and I'm just about finished! Final weigh-in is next Monday and I'm feeling great! One thing that has…

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Oven Roasted Sweets and Beets

Oven Roasted Sweets and Beets, so sweet and delicious!  Our family loves sweet potatoes. They're super healthy and quite affordable. Sweet potatoes are one of the clean 15, but we still purchase them organic. Combine your sweet potatoes with fresh beets and you have a tasty treat! We love to cut both into bite size pieces and roast them in…

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12 Candy Free Valentine Ideas

  I really love Valentine’s Day. I love the colors and the pretty hearts and cupids that are hanging everywhere. I love the message of love and celebration of love that surrounds Valentine's Day. However, what I do no love about Valentine’s Day is the plethora of candy that seems to come along with it. Especially the candy that comes…

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Starting Solids 101: What You Need to Know

Starting solids can seem overwhelming for a new parent (or even a second or third-time parent!), especially when you're overloaded with conflicting information about what, when, and how to do it. You might be wondering things like: Should I introduce iron-fortified rice cereal first, OR red meat like my friend did? Are purees best, or are should I do "baby-led weaning" (soft…

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Vegetable Pad Thai

All of the amazing Pad Thai flavor you love with zero guilt! Ok! So let's have a little Asian "take-out" dinner night! I think right around this time of year everyone is ready for a little meal change up after everyone is a month or so into their new year healthier eating goals. But we don't have to sabotage those…

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Overnight Strawberry Steel Cut Oats

Hey everybody, it's Sue from The View from Great Island and I'm bringing you one of my all time favorite ideas today --- Overnight Strawberry Steel Cut Oats is made for busy mornings and hungry families, you're going to love this quick and easy healthy breakfast! There's so much hype these days around exotic 'super foods' that it's easy to…

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Kitchen Chores for Kids by Age

There are many kitchen chores you kids can do! Read below to find a printable chart with kitchen chores for kids by age.   Parents often underestimate how much their kids can do. When my daughter first started at a Montessori preschool, I was taken by complete surprise at how much they expected her to do independently.  As a first…

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Pita Pizza – Easiest recipe ever!

Pita Pizza - Easiest recipe ever! Hi, I'm Kawn from Kids Food Universe and I'm super excited to be back this month with one of my favorite easy dinner recipes. If you're looking for an easy win in the kitchen then look no further than these tasty Pita Pizzas. In fact so easy will the win be that it will almost feel…

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Black Forest Smoothie

Want to say "I Love You" in a healthy way? Show your kids some extra TLC with a black forest smoothie. It not only combines the delicious flavors of chocolate and cherry, it is also packed with nutrition! Way to go! You've gotten a great start to the new year. Everyone is eating well, getting good rest and moving their…

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