Breakfast cereal is considered “health food.”  How healthy is it, really? And should we be giving it to our kids? Servings of popular brands such as All Bran, Oat Krunchies and Golden Grahams contain four times as much salt … Read more

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baked-kale-chips

Baked kale chips are a nutritious snack: kale is rich in fiber, calcium, iron and magnesium, as well as in vitamins A, C and K.  It surely beats potato chips!  

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  If you have a baby, you have to visit Infantino’s Toy and Gear Sale on Hautelook.com for some amazing deals! The play gym I recommended  here a few days ago is on sale, too! Sale ends Saturday 2/26 at … Read more

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Pregnant women are routinely told to take prenatal vitamins, and breastfeeeding mothers are advised to take a multi-vitamin. I have never done either one of those things. Artificial vitamins, which are included in most prenatal and “multi” mixes usually simply … Read more

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veggie pot pie

Here’s what I made for dinner last night: I actually pre-made the thing early in the afternoon and stuck it in the oven right before taking my kids to the shower in the evening ( washing-drying-breastfeeding takes us about thirty … Read more

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Pearhead Babyprints Keepsake Wall Frame I fell so in love with this frame that I bought three: one for each twin and one for my toddler. You can put your baby’s photograph and their footprint in it. Or a hand … Read more

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Baby play gym is one of the “must” items on any new parents’ shopping list. The “best” and the most popular play gyms are overloaded with bright colors, plastics, buttons to push, loud music and everything else to completely overwhelm … Read more

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  Cooking at my house is never hard and it doesn’t take a long time: otherwise I wouldn’t be able to write this blog while taking care of  three babies.  These basic cooking methods will help you prepare foods faster. … Read more

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tofu

Tofu tastes pretty bland, unless you know how to make it exceptional. My tofu tastes great and takes ten minutes to make. I cook tofu in cast iron frying pan. To make yours healthier, you have to bake it, which takes a bit longer. To … Read more

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I just ordered my daughter one of those necklaces. I’ve been hearing about the healing properties of amber for years. How can Baltic amber help us? Strengthens the body’s immune system Restores Energy Maintains Wellness Helps break a cycle of … Read more

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wheatberry

Today we went to our friend’s birthday party. The friend turned three years old and his parents put a lot of effort into the party being as healthy and as calm as possible. We met at the local zoo, walked … Read more

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fresh ingredients

The inspiration for this very simple and very healthy dish came from a famous New York raw restaurant, Pure Food and Wine. I loved their raw lasagna so much I bought their cookbook and saw a page-long recipe, which included … Read more

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