Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • Introduce Kids to Healthy Eating Habits Early

    Introduce Kids to Healthy Eating Habits Early

    A new study, led by Solveig Cunningham of Emory University, finds that children who are overweight when they enter kindergarten are four times more likely to be obese or overweight in their teens. While these numbers are staggering, they aren't particularly surprising. Parents of young children are bombarded by statistics on America’s obesity epidemic. While the information can be overwhelming and confusing, the bottom line is that it has never been more important to start our children on the path to a healthy lifestyle as early as possible.

    Now, let’s be honest. It is one thing to talk about being healthy, but it is quite another to actually do it. While every parent has visions of being a Supermom or Superdad – hair and snazzyy cape blowing in the breeze – this is just not reality. The sooner you realize you don’t have to be a Superparent to instill healthy habits in your child’s life, the sooner you can let go and enjoy the process. Here are three tips that will give you a shove in the right direction.

  • Curious Chef Chocolate Crunch

    Curious Chef Chocolate Crunch

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    Looking for a delicious and yummy snack that's fun to mix, match, and create with your kids in the kitchen? Our Curious Chef chocolate crunch is guaranteed to deliver fun and smiles with even the most pickiest of appetites. One of the best parts of this recipe is the ability to make it your own by letting your children add in ingredients that they prefer, then shake them up into their own personalized treats! They'll be asking for more in no time!

  • Smile! It's National Children’s Dental Health Month

    Smile! It's National Children’s Dental Health Month

    As parents, the health of our child is something we always focus on, but are we giving enough attention to all aspects of our child's health? Sometimes things like dental health can fall to the wayside when we focus on the bigger picture, but overlooking this key health concern can have serious consequences. February is National Dental Health Month, so let's celebrate good oral hygiene and get our kids excited (er, at least educated) about brushing, flossing and rinsing. Here are some simple facts and tips that will not only brighten your child’s smile but also set them up for a lifetime of good dental health.

  • PB&J Spirals

    PB&J Spirals

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    This recipe is perfect for your little tykes that are looking to get started in the kitchen early and want to help craft some great snacks to enjoy!

  • Valentines Day Snacks and Crafts for Kids

    Valentines Day Snacks and Crafts for Kids

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and your days of planning a fancy dinner out with your significant other haven't happened in a few years since you've started your family. Instead of ignoring this loving holiday, transform your Valentine’s Day into a family fun day of Valentine’s crafts and snacks. Here are some love-filled, heart-pounding fun ideas for your family's Valentine's.