January 30, 2019

It’s late and your child is awake with a cough. The cough is interrupting everyone’s sleep, not just your sick child. We’ve all been there before as parents.

You want to help, but you’re not sure what the safe and effective options are in order to help. Should you try a...

January 18, 2019

We love these muffins. They are moist and delicious and the perfect snack (as a substitute for processed bars), or an addition to any meal! While these are scrumptious on their own, adding chocolate chips or nuts to the batter before baking will make them so extra.

Bana...

January 15, 2019

We love this recipe for a quick, cheap, and easy meal. It's very versatile as you can add in really any vegetable that your family likes. I like to make this meal meatless, but you can add cooked chicken or even a rotisserie chicken to the bake to make it more hearty.

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January 7, 2019

Fevers can be scary. They often make your child appear more ill than they actually are, however they are an important symptom of your child’s well-functioning immune system fighting off illness. 

Myth #1: Give your child medication to bring their temperature back to nor...

December 17, 2018

It is estimated that 9% of toddlers ages 1-2 years and 9-11% of adolescent girls in the U.S. are iron deficient. (1) In a previous post, we discussed the two types of iron and where to find heme iron in foods. Today we're discussing the other type of iron, non-heme, an...

December 14, 2018

Shakes and smoothies are some of the easiest ways to get greens into our kiddos bodies. One of our kids is on the bottom of the growth curve. He's always been at that place on the curve, so there's no major concern of growth. However, giving him this shake allows us to...

December 7, 2018

This tasty pasta dish is sure to be a hit with everyone in the family. I first tried this recipe with pureed butternut squash and whole spinach that wilts into the sauce. The boys (even the grown doctor) didn’t care for the wilted spinach. This time I blended the spina...

November 14, 2018

1. THE FLU IS WORSE THAN THE COMMON COLD

Flu illness is more dangerous than the common cold for children. Each year thousands of children are hospitalized, and some children die, from flu. Complications from flu include things like pneumonia, dehydration, brain dysfunct...

November 14, 2018

When our first baby was about to start solid food, I remember debating which foods to give him first and just loved seeing his reaction to the new foods he was tasting. Starting solids is one of the first big transitions that you help your baby make during his first ye...

October 29, 2018

Fighting against every parent’s desire to feed their child healthy foods is… Halloween. We send kiddos to as many houses in their neighborhood and get free candy. Then add in all the parties at school, community-wide trunk or treating, or preschool parades and more and...

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