August 13, 2017

Gluten-free diets have risen in popularity over the last couple of years. For some kids – and adults – it’s an absolute necessity, but in some cases, it’s one of many dietary trends.

 Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye.  You see it at work...

August 6, 2017

Not only is photography a fun and inexpensive activity for kids, it can teach them a lot too!  

Creative Expression

Getting behind the camera gives kids the chance to share with others the way they view the world.

New Perspectives

Photography provides children with a new w...

July 27, 2017

On family movie nights when we’re all snuggled up on the couch watching the latest Pixar flick, my family and I like to nosh on popcorn. My husband loves anything salty and crunchy. My daughter loves anything sweet. And mommy … well, I need a snack that is indulgent an...

July 19, 2017

Summer time means stone fruit. Among our favorites are apricots, nectarines, peaches and plums. Here are our favorite simple recipes that showcase them all:

Plum Fruit Leather (found on Natasha's Kitchen)

Apricot Coconut Balls (found on 120dollarsfoodchallenge)


July 12, 2017

Libraries Rock!

We may still need to keep our voices down when talking in a library, but we can use LOUD voices when talking about how great they are! When there is a library nearby there is always something to do with the kids. Parents can introduce them to classic chi...

July 5, 2017

In the Food Biz: Nourish Schools

We were lucky to catch up with Katherine Sumner, the co-founder of Nourish Schools, along with Casey Seidenberg. This creative company produces recipe cards which make cooking healthy meals with kids easy and fun.

Their Super Food Cards s...

June 29, 2017

The Amazing Relay Race

Because of obstacle courses and relay races, there is always fun to be had with kids! If it is nice outside, a course can be set up in the backyard. And if it is raining or too hot out, indoors works too. Everyone already has items around the hous...

June 22, 2017

If you are looking to add some dramatic flair to your child’s next birthday party or playdate, just ask Rebecca Posamentier! As a founding member of Bay Area Children’s Theatre, and the Director of their Youth Education Program, Rebecca knows how to get creativity flow...

June 15, 2017

Summer means eating a lot of fresh, cold slices of watermelon. Kids love to eat every last bite of the pink fruit, before getting to the rind. Watermelon is a tasty treat, full of vitamins and actual water. And it is always fun to eat a slice on its own. Watermelon mak...

June 8, 2017

Just because fall is upon us, it doesn't mean that frozen treats need to exit the freezer! A friend of ours recently invited us over for a modern day ice cream social to welcome some of her new friends to town. And what better way to lure people over than with ice crea...

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