9 Tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn

breastfeeding newborn

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and while there is a lot of great information about breastfeeding vailable to new moms, most of it is aimed at moms and babies that are past the “newborn” stage (the first 2-3 weeks of life). With this post I’m hoping to provide some tips to moms with babies under three weeks of […]

Frozen Dessert Recipe Round Up

vegan ice cream

July, a.k.a. Frozen Treat Month, is almost over! Before we wrap up this delicious themed month, I wanted to share a few frozen desserts from other bloggers that are on my Must-Make List. I’ve already had the pleasure of eating Liz’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream and Caroline’s Skinny Cookie Dough Popsicles – and the other three […]

5 Ice Cream Brands You Can Trust

best ice cream

Ice cream rules. And there’s no better season to eat it than summertime. But what kind of ice cream you buy does matter. Some brands – even ones that seem “natural” – contain artificial flavors, colors, and other gross additives. Others are pretty pure, as far as store-bought products go. Below are five of my favorite ice cream […]

The Best Store-Bought Popsicles

best popsicles

I rarely motivate to make my own popsicles, but of course want to know that the ones we buy are free of junk. Below are the criteria I use for buying frozen bars, as well as some of my favorite kinds and where to find them. How to Pick Out a Junk-Free Popsicle Read the ingredients list. A must. […]

Summer Camp Lunch Ideas and Lucy’s Dream Lunch

rock the lunchbox

No matter how creative a parent you are, coming up with new, appealing, healthy lunchbox ideas is no easy task. For this reason you’ve seen me post a lot about school lunch ideas, and how I try to keep lunchtime fresh and exciting for Lucy (so that she’ll actually eat what I pack). This summer, I’ve […]

5 Tips for Picnicking with Kids & The Perfect Picnic Salad

kale salad

When the weather gets warm, I just want to eat outside! Whether it’s a picnic dinner with friends, an afternoon snack under a shady tree, or a lunchtime play date at the park – my family is happiest when dining al fresco. Of course, picnicking with kids can quickly turn into a long day of […]

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