Add Staying Power To Your New Year Resolutions

I hate New Year’s resolutions.  Scratch that.  I think what I hate are lazy resolutions. You know—quit smoking, lose weight, eat healthier, exercise, blah, blah.  I feel like if you are going to pick one of the standard resolutions, the least you could do is be a little bit more creative.  So I’m sharing ways to add more flair to … Continue reading

Lost: Does Your Child Know What To Do?

Do you know who Paula Ebert is?  She’s the overprotective mom in the funny Capri Sun commercial.  It’s funny because if you are a parent, you totally understand Paula’s desire to protect her child at all costs, even at the risk of making a fool of herself.  But for every parent, there is that gut wrenching … Continue reading

5 Tips on How to Raise a Sugar Free Kid

There have been mixed reviews on NYC’s recent ban on the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 oz.  Although, I personally never understood how someone could drink more than that anyway.  You probably won’t believe this, but….my 6 ½ year old daughter Journey has never had soda.  Not even a sip.  She also has … Continue reading

A Few Quick and Easy #Baby Food #Recipes

Below, I shared some of Journey’s favorite baby food recipes that are easy to prepare.  I have many more to share, so please post a comment if you would like me to add more. Homemade Applesauce—A classic favorite! Ingredients: 6 apples (Gala, Braeburn, Golden Delicious or Fuji) Cinnamon to taste Directions: Peel, core and cut apples … Continue reading

Great Alternatives to Sugary Snacks for Kids

Snacks don’t have to be super sweet for kids to enjoy them.  Here are some of Journey’s favorite snacks: GoGo squeeZ Applesauce Annie’s Homegrown Whole Wheat Bunnies (crackers) Horizon Organic Cheese Sticks That’s It Fruit Bar Gnu Flavor & Fiber Cinnamon Raisin Bar Popcorn (plain) Fage 2% Plain Yogurt (tip: Add fresh fruit and a … Continue reading