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Control…and our lack thereof

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Right now, I’m all about celebrating not having little kids anymore. In that vein, here are a few things I eventually learned to accept about the early years of motherhood. I know we all take our jobs very seriously in terms of doing the “right things” as parents and making sure that our kids have everything they need, but sometimes, we want more control than we can actually have over ... Read More »

Sure, they might say they don’t like it…

Mozzarella and mushroom balls

  My boys are 18, 14, and 12.  For the most part they are usually willing to try new foods; especially since they know the rule of the house is:  “You can’t say you don’t like it unless you’ve had it at least once”. But, to be honest with you, the boys aren’t extremely picky when it comes to eating. They each have only one or two ingredients they simply cannot tolerate. ... Read More »

6 Ways to Raise Healthier Eaters


While some kids are just plain picky no matter what, most have impressionable food tastes.  So often times, you can help your children overcome their picky eating behavior by setting some straightforward limits and changing your household food rules.  It will surely be an adjustment for both parents and children when changes are made, but it IS possible to be successful.  Here are some ideas to get you started: Prepare ... Read More »