Healthy Eating

goat cheese

I made this with my students at school and they loved it too- so it is kid-tested by many picky eaters. The secret: honey! I made step-by-step cards for my students and the boys used those so if you have a bit of extra time to make cards that show each step then you will […]

family dinner

I was talking with my husband about kids last night and how difficult it is to raise children with drugs, media, violence, diseases, addiction and all the other bad things out there in the world.  We were starting to feel a bit depressed when I remembered that there is one thing that you can do […]

tart 3
quinoa
noodles
dinner

My boys are three.   It can be a tough age and it can be a wonderful age. Tonight for dinner, I made zucchini pancakes which is essentially zucchini latkes (zucchini, onions, eggs, and carrots fried in oil).  YUM!  My boys didn’t want any.  I said, “Okey, dokey.  You don’t have to eat.” At one […]

picky-eater

The thing I love most about working with parents, families and children is discipline, but nutrition comes in a very close second. I was a super picky eater.  Super picky.  I ate potatoes, pizza, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and cereal growing up.  I have two boys.  They shared the same food in my uterus […]

delicious
Wagon

A difficult part of parenting is knowing that everything will change.  At times, it can bring comfort hence the ever popular “this too shall pass”.  But it can also bring anxiety when in not knowing how to handle situations. For instance, many parents don’t want to introduce pacifiers or thumbs because sometime down the road, […]

family dinner

With all of the different parenting philosophies out there, a mother or father could get quite confused.  One group believes in one thing, while another group believes the exact opposite (when did parenting  begin to mirror politics?) But thankfully, there is one thing that everyone can agree on: the family dinner. The family dinner is […]