In an attempt to perfect the knowledge of a Russian alphabet in my (now perfectly) bilingual almost-three year old, I came up with this game: Firstly, we cut letter shapes out of colorful paper. If your child is a toddler, … Read more

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Father’s day is his weekend. Daddy can get a new electronic gadget, a wallet  or a pair of cufflinks, or he can get something funny, like this Tshirt I found (with a matching onesie):

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Cashew Avocado Sour Cream

A friend’s child is lactose-intolerant, so she asked me for some dairy-free recipes. Most of all, she wanted a recipe for dairy-free sour cream. My vegan-raw sour cream does not taste exactly like its dairy version, but it still tastes … Read more

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grilled veggies

I had some roasted vegetables from yesterday. The good thing about these is that you can eat them with virtually anything: pasta, grains or sandwiches can only benefit from a few strips of a freshly roasted sweet pepper or a … Read more

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tomato soup

This easy and healthy gaspacho soup can be ready in 5 minutes- just garnish it with some fresh herbs and maybe add some grated cheese. The raw soup would be a perfect appetizer on a hot summer night. The soup’s temperature and texture are very child-friendly.

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This post a reprint of a post by AnneMarie Colbin. The author suggests the following tips for  a healthy school year. I would take this one step further and recommend these steps year-round for happy and healthy children. Annemarie has … Read more

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buckwheat crepe with fruit filling

This breakfast is  sweet, delicious , easy to make and also works as an afternoon snack. You can substitute olive oil for butter or coconut oil, if desired. The crepes are usually well-received by kids who like sweets. If fruit … Read more

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Mr. Big Baby sees cars everywhere. He tries to make every art project we do about vehicles. If we sit down to draw a    flower, he wants to draw a small flower next to a big car.  At almost … Read more

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Today, my friends and I were discussing avocados. Specifically, avocado smoothies. The best part about putting avocado in a smoothie is the smooth texture it provides and the light flavor it gives out, making it possible to mix avocado with … Read more

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Remember the carrot chips I made yesterday? Well, I had some leftovers and they went into a sandwich that turned out pretty amazing. I suspect that this sandwich can also be made into a delicious salad.

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My eight months-old twin babies are eating real food. Not the stuff that comes from jars and costs 99 cents per 1/4 cup-size portion. I am not a pediatrician, I am a mother and a nutritionist, so take my advice … Read more

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quinoa

As a busy mother, I know nothing beats a good casserole when it comes down to a quick and delicious family dinner. This casserole is very easy and is excellent for utilizing leftovers. The vegetables I chose to use this … Read more

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