Friday Favorites

The ‘Goldbug’ Book

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure. Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks and Things That Go book is a classic that BOTH of my kids adore. This book was an instant hit from the second my kids turned one. There is nothing cuter than watching your kids rush to find ‘Goldbug’ on […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure. Who likes hearing ‘I don’t want to eat that’ after you slaved away or, let’s be honest, just put something together last-minute? It makes me want to pull out my hair and say ‘fine then make something yourself’ … which does not work with a […]

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signs of anxiety in children and how to help
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Common Signs of Anxiety in Children and 7 Ways You Can Help

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America states that ‘anxiety disorders affect 25.1% of children between 13 and 18 years old. Research shows that untreated children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, miss out on important social experiences, and engage in substance abuse.’ Recognizing anxiety in our children early […]

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Teach Resilience: Help Your Kids Thrive

Our world is a scary place, and it seems to get scarier by the day. We are bringing our children up in a time with so much adversity and turbulence. We want to protect our children and help them thrive every way we can, but how? Research shows one of the best ways to help […]

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macaroni and cheese
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Healthy Kids Macaroni and Cheese Bake

I got this recipe a while back from a coworker and it quickly became a family favorite. Here is a healthy twist on a classic favorite. So creamy and filling that it masks the taste of the spinach and makes it a meal even picky eaters will love. Makes 4 servings.    Ingredients 1 x […]

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12 tips for helping your kids eat healthy from the start.
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12 Ways to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

We’ve all been there, we slave away at the stove making a healthy meal for our family and sure enough someone won’t eat it (hopefully it is just your little ones and not your partner in crime). Meal struggles can wear on you fast. There will be stages where they happen but with these tips […]

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Try This Silicone Bib on For Size

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   I think any parent can agree that a bib is one of the essentials when you have kids… unless you are a magical parent whose child learned how to eat without destroying the kitchen and his or her outfit ;-P Kids are messy! As […]

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OK, Take a Deep Breath

In today’s fast paced, overachieving society stress levels are through the roof. Our children pick up on our stress and feel pressure from cues and messages around them to ‘have it all’ and ‘be the best’. Children are not equipped to handle the strong emotions they naturally feel trying to navigate life. We are seeing […]

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