I’ve been frustrated by my kids’ picky eating for years. But I think I’ve had an epiphany. I just remembered how my appetite changed while I was pregnant. I, who had never been picky, suddenly became intensely opinionated about my food. I craved certain foods while others were downright repugnant, and I had a dramatic, […]
Green food for St. Patrick’s Day! What’s your favorite?
No mind-blowing parent hack here — just one of those mundane problems that, when solved, made a big difference. — Asha “I liked the pasta, but it tasted a bit…soapy.” That’s the last thing I expected to hear about my daughter’s school lunch. I pack her lunch in an insulated container almost every day. After years of failed attempts […]
The Universe was smiling upon me when Sheet Pan Suppers arrived in my PO box a few days ago. Picky kids, my Facebook wail, and angels disguised as mail carriers It was a gloomy, damp weekend, and I was feeling especially beaten down by my kids’ picky eating habits. During my casual Sunday Facebooking, I noticed an article my friend Roxanna […]
Having the butcher help me with dinner is the closest I’ll ever come to having a prep cook. I’ll take it.
I already love the Oball by Rhino Toys — it's my #1 gift for new babies. But THIS hack? Damn smart. From sueb262: From the very first, my granddaughter has been independent. When she was about 2 months old, she started trying to hold her bottle herself, but it was too big for her hands […]
The bottle warmer is one of those baby gear items you just don’t need. At least Ingrid came up with way to repurpose hers.
Jill’s simple tip makes french toast easy and quick enough for weekday mornings.
My kids just started middle- and high school and I still hate packing school lunches.
Why didn’t I think of this? FOREHEAD SMACK OF BRILLIANCE.