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Tips for Getting Toddlers to Eat Better

Tips for Getting Toddlers to Eat Better

Yummy Toddler Food is one of our absolute favorite resources online for, well, really yummy toddler food. Whether it’s mini pumpkin muffins or baked chicken tenders, recipe developer, blogger and mom of two Amy Palanjian takes foods most kids like—like...

Election Day means a day off school!

Election Day means a day off school!

Day off from school have you scrambling to find something to do with your littles? If you looking for something to do with your kids on Tuesday 11/6, I have you covered. After you cast your vote, consider some of these amazing programs going on in our area.

The Weekend Round-up for 11/2 – 11/4 is here

The Weekend Round-up for 11/2 – 11/4 is here

Cheers to the weekend! I’m excited to bring you all of the happenings in and around Newtown via my very first Weekend Round-Up blog post. You can continue to expect these posts on a weekly basis. So here goes…

Meet Carissa: Co-Founder of Wolf+Friends

Meet Carissa: Co-Founder of Wolf+Friends

  Wolf + Friends is a free app made for—and by—moms raising kids with special needs, from developmental delays to autism. Download it on iTunes today, and read on for an interview with one of the founders! How did the idea come up to start Wolf &...

How to Travel with Kids: A Guide

How to Travel with Kids: A Guide

Traveling with kids is just that—relocating with your children. In other words, it’s a trip, not a vacation. Once you realize that and accept that your time away will look a little different than it did pre-kids, what are some ways to ensure more fun and...

Fun Halloween Party Ideas!

Fun Halloween Party Ideas!

October is always a fun month for families. It's time for little ones to enjoy spook-free Halloween parades and costumed play dates. Older kids get into the ghoul, gore and zombie side of the holiday while parents try to make the entire special...

Have you tried KIDBOX?

Have you tried KIDBOX?

October is always a fun month for families. It's time for little ones to enjoy spook-free Halloween parades and costumed play dates. Older kids get into the ghoul, gore and zombie side of the holiday while parents try to make the entire special...

New Car Seat Guidelines Based on Height & Weight

New Car Seat Guidelines Based on Height & Weight

The American Academy of Pediatrics is changing its guidelines for how long a child should remain in a rear-facing car seat. The organization now says children should ride rear-facing in a car seat until they reach the height or weight limit for the seat. This...

Freezer Friendly Snacks & Sweets

Freezer Friendly Snacks & Sweets

by Erin Parekh, Holistic Health Coach + Culinary Nutrition Expert Now that we’ve covered easy, healthy lunchbox ideas—let’s talk snacks and sweets. Because at the end of the day, we all know snack time is where it’s really at. The key to preventing afternoon meltdowns...

ON-TREND LOOKS FOR YOUR FALL MATERNITY WARDROBE

By Melissa Birge, Co-Founder and CEO of Mia Tango We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there’s no reason not to rock your favorite trends just because you’re pregnant or a new mom. Maternity and motherhood designers have outdone themselves this fall, and we’ve...

Hearty Lentil Soup Recipe – Perfect for chilly fall days

Hearty Lentil Soup Recipe – Perfect for chilly fall days

As the weather starts to turn chillier, I look for hearty and easy meals to make. Recently I’ve been on a soup kick and the recipe below from one of my favorite bloggers (and new mom) Jean Wang of Extra Petite is one of my go-to’s. My 22 month old daughter has loved...

5 Tips to Boost the Nutrition in Your Kid’s Meals

5 Tips to Boost the Nutrition in Your Kid’s Meals

Cooking healthy meals that are delicious and satisfying can be hard work for us moms! Lately, I’ve been struggling to curate a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner that include all of the important nutrients and vitamins, only to have my kids come to the table with a stubborn palate.

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