The Emergency Car Pack

As parents, we’ve all been in a situation that plays out something like this. You’re driving in your car, your toddler is completely content in their car seat, and you find yourself actually enjoying the tunes humming from the radio. A cute little voice from the backseat breaks the silence with a request. “Mommy, I […]

Kiwi Popsicles

My 10-month-old daughter Elle is teething and, as any parent with a teething baby knows, cold chewables are great to help relieve some of the pain. Elle will gnaw on a frozen teething toy for a little bit, but will quickly lose interest. But, if I give her an ice cube, she will work on […]

Cures for a Lame Lunch

After selling our house and moving farther away from work, we have found ourselves with what amounts to about 30 minutes less down time after school each day. While this might not seem like much, in reality, it feels like a lifetime. And if time is cut short, the first thing to go is the […]

Fruit and Nut Bars

These quick and easy to make fruit and nut bars are an excellent homemade treat you can take on hikes or enjoy as a mid-morning snack before lunch. They’re excellent as a snack in your kids’ lunchboxes, too! We picked up a few cups of our favorite dried fruits and nuts, and used dates as […]