Month: May 2013

Is Sunscreen Healthy?

Is Sunscreen Healthy?

Since Memorial Day is the unofficial start of Summer, I thought it would be a great time to talk about sunscreen. Until recent years not many people questioned the safety of sunscreen. It was assumed that sunscreen was healthy and helped protect us from dangerous UV rays. More recently sunscreens […]

Safe Outdoor Play

Safe Outdoor Play

Outdoor play is so important for children. It’s a great way for children to connect with nature, explore, and develop motor skills by running, climbing, and other things they cannot do inside. It is also a great way to entertain children instead of using electronics like television. Playing outdoors often […]

Avocado and Hummus Toast: 2 Ways!

Avocado and Hummus Toast: 2 Ways!

So, the summer is pretty much here and the school year is coming to an end. I can hardly believe it’s almost June?! Where did the time go? Summer for us means sleeping in, relaxing a bit more but also keeping busy and entertaining the kids. We’re keeping it simple […]

Mini Quiche Recipe

Mini Quiche Recipe

Quiche is a great way to hide veggies. If your children turn their nose up at kale, this might be a way to sneak it in their diet. Most kids love scrambled eggs so this is usually not a hard sell. Handheld food or “mini” versions of things are also […]

Marshmallow Cupcakes!

Marshmallow Cupcakes!

It was my daughter’s 6th birthday last Friday. . and she knew exactly what she wanted. These Marshmallow Cupcakes. My kid is 6 and she knows exactly what she wants. With most everything. Definitely when it comes to food. She is my daughter after all. She’ll come home from school […]