4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

4 Kid-Friendly Uses for Thanksgiving Leftovers

The thing about Thanksgiving leftovers is—they get old fast. Maybe on day 1 post turkey day, that open-faced cold turkey sandwich is exciting, but by day 3 and 4, you’re just over all of it. Especially the children, who might not be big fans of stuff ...
10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

10 Things Moms Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Whether it’s forgetting about Show & Tell or not being able to attend the winter holiday program because of a work obligation, I can’t be the only mom whose first response to even the most minor mommy fail is: “I’d better start saving for therapy ...
4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

As healthy as your household may be, Halloween is coming. And even with dentist candy trade-in programs, the “Switch Witch,” and every other way you pry that high fructose corn syrup-filled pillow case out of your child’s clammy, over-sugared hands, ...
How to Survive “New Mom Hair”

How to Survive “New Mom Hair”

Just around the time when your baby might be sleeping through the night, your pre-pregnancy jeans zip up and you’re really starting to feel like you’re rocking this mommy gig, something not-so-wonderful  happens: your hair becomes terrible. It gets t ...
Spooky-Cute Monster Teeth Recipe

Spooky-Cute Monster Teeth Recipe

I’ve got a strategy when it comes to Halloween parties and trick-or-treating candy free-for-alls. I fill my kids up with healthy, filling and “fun” foods before I let them leave the house, so there will be less room in those little tummies for all of ...
7 Great Probiotics for Kids

7 Great Probiotics for Kids

I didn’t know much about probiotics before I became a mom—then, I gave birth to an adorable little boy who spent the first two years of his life either developing or recovering from an ear infection. That bright pink Amoxicillin suspension usually ch ...
5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

Iron-fortified rice cereal has been the recommended “baby’s first food” for decades. It can be introduced as an extremely liquefied paste, making it an easy transition from breastmilk or formula, and then thickened as baby develops. It’s also seen as ...