Whole Food Rainbow Popsicles

Whole Food Rainbow Popsicles

Naomi is obsessed with rainbows. They are everywhere - when she draws, paints, on her birthday cake, and even her underwear.  She asked for rainbow hair and I said no.  But when rainbow popsicles were requested, I obliged. To be honest, I was pretty excited about...

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10 delicious ways to use chickpeas

10 delicious ways to use chickpeas

It's a bummer because my husband has a sensitive to chickpeas (and lentils).  He's lips get tingly and his scalp gets itchy.  As much as I love him, it doesn't stop me from buying chickpeas. And given that we're limiting visits to the grocery store, I have my Costco...

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Is your child underweight?

Is your child underweight?

My first little girl is one of the biggest reasons I started helping families five years ago. I experienced motherhood with an underweight child who just wouldn't gain weight or grow. My daughter was 4.5 pounds at birth and every single day for the next few years of...

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My 6 Favourite Kid-Friendly Lunch Boxes

My 6 Favourite Kid-Friendly Lunch Boxes

Exactly one year ago, I wrote a post with all my 8 survival strategies for back to school.  One of those tips was to wear sunglasses (aka to hide the tears).  And I'm kicking myself for not taking my own advice this morning when I sent my two older daughters to school...

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Frozen vs. Fresh Veggies: Which is better?

Frozen vs. Fresh Veggies: Which is better?

My husband Keith was away for 4 nights (and inconveniently absent during the Mother's Day weekend). So I was the running solo with cooking, feeding, bathing, parenting, and surviving with my 3 children for ninety six hours (nope, I wasn't counting). While all three...

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