Last weekend, my biggest baby girl turned 6! While in previous years we have hosted big parties with lots of friends and classmates, this year we decided to keep it smaller and take my daughter along with a small group of friends to a local rock climbing gym. The celebration was great, and the smaller size allowed me to … Continue reading Rock Climbing Birthday
5 Ways to Eat Your Veggies!
Did you know that today is National Eat Your Veggies Day? Yeah, me neither, until I checked Facebook this morning. But no matter! In honor of this most special holiday, I wanted to share 5 tips for adding more veggies into your diet! 1. Have them for breakfast! We all know that we … Continue reading 5 Ways to Eat Your Veggies!
Thoughts on Family Dinners
As those of you who follow my Facebook page may be aware, last week I had the privilege of attending The Family Dinner Conference, which was hosted by Time at the Table. I had the most fabulous day - listening to inspiring presentations about both the importance of and strategies for integrating family meals … Continue reading Thoughts on Family Dinners
4th Birthday Celebration!
I'm in a little bit of shock...my little munchkin turned 4 last week! It's hard to believe that she's such a big kid now - definitely no longer a baby (as she is happy to tell you!). It's customary for kids in her preschool to invite the entire class, so we decided to host the … Continue reading 4th Birthday Celebration!
The Perfectly Packed Lunch
A version of this article originally appeared on Beauty News NYC, where I was also interviewed last year to talk about my blog and feeding kids. Check it out! For many people summer means a welcome hiatus from packing kids’ lunch boxes. But now that school is back in session, have no fear - back … Continue reading The Perfectly Packed Lunch
Real Food on the Road
This week, since we are in the middle of our 4 week break between camp and school, hubby decided to take some long overdue vacation time to do some fun trips with the girls. Given that they are only 3.5 and 1.5 and are not particularly flexible about sleeping away from home, we planned carefully … Continue reading Real Food on the Road
Baby Naming for the Peanut
Last weekend, we hosted a naming ceremony for our little peanut at our home. Traditionally, Jewish events like this require a spread of bagels, cream cheese, lox, tuna, and various other cheese, fish, and veggie sides for the bagels. Sometimes there are also knishes, or noodle kugel, but the basics are the same and catered from … Continue reading Baby Naming for the Peanut
Thanksgiving in October!
So be honest, how many of you out there know that Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving about 6 weeks before we do in the US? I'm not sure I would have ever learned this tidbit if I hadn't married a Canadian, but interestingly enough Canadian Thanksgiving coincides with our Columbus day, which means we all have a … Continue reading Thanksgiving in October!