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Choosing a Sunscreen for Baby

Choosing a Sunscreen for Baby

Oh how babies love the beach! The wind tickles their tiny toes and makes them giggle; the sand is fun to sift through with chubby little hands; the ocean is a source of endless mystery and amusement. Not so amusing, however, is a baby with a sunburn. ...
Fast (Healthy!) Food for Families on the Go

Fast (Healthy!) Food for Families on the Go

No matter how much we try to avoid it, there are days when your family will need to eat “on the run”””whether it’s a snack while heading to soccer practice or dinner between said soccer practice and the school open house that ...
Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Don’t let bright orange mac and cheese land on your kids’ plates — that is, unless the color comes from roasted butternut squash instead of a packet of chemical powder! This creamy, comforting homemade version is made with fresh (or ...
Vegan “Bird’s Nest” Carrot Muffins

Vegan “Bird’s Nest” Carrot Muffins

Spring is in the air! What better way to celebrate the start of the season than to surprise your family with a fun, healthy treat? These moist and spicy carrot muffins are studded with plump raisins (or dried cranberries””your choice!) then top ...
How to Have a Healthier Easter

How to Have a Healthier Easter

I’m going to be perfectly honest here, I LOVE SPRING. The sun is out earlier and longer, the weather warms up and my favorite plum trees out in front of my house blossom with incredible pink flowers that brighten every morning. My family celebr ...
Get Fresh for Spring

Get Fresh for Spring

Spring Break, not for naught, is typically seen as the time when college kids disconnect their brains while us grown-ups get stuck doing terribly unglamorous things like cleaning closets and washing the walls. And Bombshells with younger kids are fac ...
Curing the Big Sibling Blues

Curing the Big Sibling Blues

I will never forget the look on my oldest child’s face when he walked into the hospital room and saw me holding his baby sister for the first time. It was a look of pure betrayal–Oh, so this is how it’s going to be, now?”  Un ...