10 Healthier Toddler Meal Ideas

Toddlers have a bad rap for being picky eaters and creatures of habit when it comes to food. These tiny humans are extremely sensitive to food textures, smells, taste, and even appearance of the food they are eating. It’s no wonder that they want to stay in their own little bubble and stick with the foods they know and love. When it comes to healthy toddler meal ideas, you’ve tried it all. Mixing vegetables wherever you can, letting them pick out things at the grocery store, adding veggie laden dipping…

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Make Food Fun For Kids

If you had a choice between a whole grain muffin, and a donut which would you chose? I don’t know about you, but for me, I would always chose the donut. Sprinkles, decadent layers of flakey golden sugar laden goodness, all drizzled with vanilla frosting. Yep, my MIND will always chose the donut because it looks fun! Our bodies are naturally designed to WANT to chose colorful food. Consider fruit, it was created by design to appeal to our senses. The first caveman that tried a Kiwi must have been…

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Indoor Sensory Box Activities For Toddlers

The hours are long, the days are long, lunch is long, the weeks are long, but the years are short? Is that the saying? I’m not sure, but it’s only 8am and it currently feels like it’s 8pm. By the time both kids have eaten breakfast, and after spending an hour convincing them to get dressed, the lido deck is open and it’s time to come up with stimulating toddler activities.  If you are out of ideas, and over sitting in front of a TV; did you know that there…

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Eggless Turkey Meatballs

When my daughter was diagnosed with a severe egg allergy, one of the first things that came to my mind was, “Well what about meatballs?! How will I ever be able to make meatballs ever again?” Really? We rarely ate meatballs, so why was this on the forefront of my mind? Maybe because I had them on our dinner menu that week and sometimes when you panic you think of really random unimportant things to distract you from whats happening. Creating The Best Turkey Meatball Recipe I was extremely determined…

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12 Things To Remember When Baby Is In A Helmet

My four month old son was diagnosed with Torticollis and Plagiocephaly. It sounds way scarier than what it is. Essentially he has a misshapen head and a large flat spot or indent on the back of his head (plageocephally) or baby flat head syndrome. His neck is also very tight on one side (Torticollis) which means he has a limited range of motion causing a slight tilt and preference to lean to one side.  For the past two months, my son has been rounding out his head with the help…

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