Category Archives: Fun with Food

Homemade Cough Drops for Kids

Cold season is no fun when you've got coughing, sniffling kids that don't feel well. Here's a simple solution to soothe those scratchy throats and hacking coughs that keep them up at night. Homemade Cough Drops. Yes it's simple enough to buy them at the store but isn't it nice to know what ingredients are…
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8 Tips To Make Drinking Water A Habit For Kids

Did you know that half of American kids these days aren't drinking enough water? Many teens won't drink just plain water and show significant signs of dehydration. When you don't get enough water, your body can't function the way it's supossed to. Hydrated kids have better mental clarity, more energy and less toxic build up in…
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Food Schedule for 10 Month Baby

As your baby grows, it's normal for you to be concerned that they are hitting milestones. With so many transitions in the first year it can be difficult to keep up. Not only doesn't your baby's calorie count need to increase but also change in the kinds of foods. So what do you do when…
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How To Start Your Baby On Solid Foods

Babies progress so fast in the first months of their lives. Sometimes it's hard to realize when they are changing, developing and ready to move to the next step. Introducing baby food is one of those quickly changing areas where questions begin to come up. Here, we answer some of the big questions on your baby's transition to…
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How To Have The Perfect Bonfire Night

The air is getting crisp and the leaves are falling. What a perfect time for a bonfire! Sometimes it's so nice to have your friends and family huddled around a toasty fire on a cool evening, roasting marshmallows and singing songs together.   Songs: If you need some suggestions for younger kids who haven't been…
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20 Awesome Ways To Decorate Your Pumpkin

Decorating Pumpkins is a great fall tradition and can be really fun for kids. When I was little we used to carve them out by hand. It was hard work and usually in the end, mine would look like the traditional triangle face jack-o-lantern only a little messier. These days there are so many creative…
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Cereal Eating Machine

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Kids need energy to concentrate at school or to jump around on the playground, so it's no wonder that parents want them to have a proper breakfast every morning. This father takes breakfast very seriousy too, but also takes into consideration the time factor. Less time…
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We <3 Watermelon

This little guy knows what's good for him. Watermelon is a great and healthy summer snack. And not just that - it's great sensory fun to have a juicy bite and feel a sweet trickle of melon juice running down both arms. We think - nothing says SUMMER more than that. But they're not only…
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Red, White And Blue Barbecue With Kids

Summer is here and one of my favorite traditions is to have a barbecue/picnic with friends and family on the Fourth of July. Here are some ideas to include your kids in on the fun and get them in the patriotic mood.  Have a barbecue in just their size with everything miniature. Use a tiny…
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Yummy! 4th of July on Your Plate!

Bring the 4th of July to your children's plates with these delicious and easy to make sandwiches. We made two versions - one with strawberry jam and the other one with cream cheese. Here is how you make your own stars-and-stripes-super-yummy-4th-of-July sandwich. Add sliced banana halves to the jam sandwich .... ... and sliced strawberries…
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Bubbling Lava Experiment

When I was little, my sister and I shared a room and she had the coolest lava lamp. I would fall asleep every night watching it bubble to the top and float to the bottom. So when I saw this experiment that replicates that lava effect, we had to try it out right away. All…
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Grape Shapes

I remember in school that geometry was one of the less boring math classes for me. Something about shapes just seemed so much more practical in everyday life. But this is one thing that might have really taken it off the ground for me back then. Making shapes with grapes. All you need are grapes…
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