5 Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget

It should be no surprise that when you’re on a budget it really pays to plan your meals. Otherwise, you’ll find yourself in the store choosing convenience items or the first thing that you see which is not always the best value (or best for your body!). I’m all for saving money wherever I can, so if you’re also looking...

Ask the Psychologist: ADHD & Appetite

For our newest series, we’re tapping into the expertise of Dr. Stephanie Smith. Dr. Smith is a mother, clinical psychologist, author of Dr. Stephanie. Each month, she’ll answer one question from fellow parents. Have a question centered around health, kids or food for Dr. Stephanie? Comment below and let us know! My daughter was recently diagnosed with ADHD and has begun taking...

An Interview with Chef KJ: Science Fair Experiments, Hockey & Saving the Environment

For the past three years, KJ has participated in his school’s Science Fair. His last two projects, both focused on environmental science, have earned him tickets to our County Science Fair. KJ has always wanted to be a scientist when he grows up (if he doesn’t make it to the NHL) and his enthusiasm for science, particularly environmental, earth, and...

Ripe for the Picking: Florida Blueberry Season with Wish Farms

Disclosure: The post is sponsored by Wish Farms. All opinions are our own. Last week, Grace and I headed down to Plant City to get the scoop on Florida blueberry season and check out the new Misty Organics farm from Wish Farms. We’ve also partnered with them to give away a berry sweet prize pack, including a $100 Wish Farms...

16 Gardening Tools for Kids

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. While clicking these links won’t cost you any extra money, they will help us continue to inspire families with healthy recipes and tips, and give back.   It’s my favorite time of year! Spring has...

No-Waste Broccoli Veggie Nuggets

These bite-sized veggie nuggets are a simple way to get more veggies onto your child’s plate.   If you're like me, I tend to cut broccoli as close to the florets as possible, so I don't have to listen to my kids complain about the stalky part of the broccoli, which they don't care for.   I hate to admit...

High Fiber Foods for Kids + How Much Fiber Do Kids Need

You’ve probably heard about fiber and how increasing your fiber intake is good for your health. Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that cannot be digested and is found in plants. Most carbohydrates get broken down into glucose after being consumed, but fiber goes through the body undigested. So, what’s so great about fiber? Fiber helps make us full and...

10 Healthy Egg Salad Recipes Using Leftover Easter Eggs

Last week, my girls sat down to die a dozen hard-boiled eggs. Then on Easter, we had family over and another dozen or so eggs were dyed. You know how kids are, they love dying and decorating the eggs but never want to eat them.   So now, my fridge is stocked with over two dozen blue, purple, green and...