The best way to raise healthy, conscious eaters is to bring them into the kitchen as early and often as possible. Not just allow them to be spectators (though that is of course fine and fun, too), but purposefully create opportunities for them to participate in cooking and … [Read more...] about Get Your Kids in the Kitchen: Celebrate Summer with Martha Stewart’s Sunshine Pops
It’s fall; the leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, and there’s no better time to carve out an evening with your family, a great movie, a pile of blankets, and some delicious snacks. While we’re all guilty of reaching for what’s easiest, check out these fun, filling … [Read more...] about Five Movie Night Snacks to Try This Fall
It isn't unusual these days to walk into someone's home and find loads of media equipment in every room of the house. And it's even less unusual to find them in children's bedrooms. Children are spending several hours each day watching television, listening to music, or playing … [Read more...] about Parent Involvement in Media Choices
Cooking is a really great activity that you can do with your child. Yes, it is fun and it lets them help you in the kitchen when it comes to making meals but there are also other reasons behind letting them cook with you. • Coordination. For an adult, pouring a cup of cream … [Read more...] about Budding Cooks: What Skills Do Kids Develop in Kitchen?
For both entry-level and experienced gardeners, herbs are a simple go-to each every season. Compact, easy to plant, and generally simple to maintain, they are a great teaching tool for young gardeners, too. Children can plant mint, cilantro, basil, and more in mason jars and pots … [Read more...] about Use Those Garden Herbs: Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies