Kids Articles

Get Moving!

Get Moving!

Now that summer is here and kids have more time on their hands, it is important that they spend it outside with their friends and family and not inside in front of the t.v. or computer screen. more
Guilty by Association!!

Guilty by Association!!

Some kids are picky, true, but the within the picky eater's club, there are types.  I once knew a kid who would only eat things that were light brown or beige, like chicken nuggets, pasta and toast. more
Rosemary Maggiore
Show Mom You Love Her This Sunday:Celebration and Gift Ideas

Show Mom You Love Her This Sunday:Celebration and Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11, and there is still plenty of time to make this Mother’s Day the most special one yet. Remember it is the thought that counts, and most moms appreciate simple heart felt gestures more than a fancy store-bought gift. more
Emily Wyckoff
5 Easy Ways You and Your Family Can Go Green

5 Easy Ways You and Your Family Can Go Green

Have you ever thought that everyone is “going green” but you don’t know where to start? It has come to the point where living an environmentally - conscious life is not an option for the few, but a necessity for all. more
Emily Wyckoff
Go Green: Reusable Bags

Go Green: Reusable Bags

Everybody is talking about ways to "go green" these days in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint on the world, or in other words, use less of the world's natural resources that are not renewable.  The whole green topic can be confusing because you have to wonder if something you do as an individual can really have an impact. more
Jamie Salvos
Teaching Kids About Nutrition - Things You Can Do

Teaching Kids About Nutrition - Things You Can Do

It can be difficult to get young kids to understand the importance of nutrition or even what good nutrition really means. If you talk to them about why certain foods are better for them than others, that will help, but giving them a hands on activity will leave a lasting impression. more
Mom of a Picky Eater

Going Out to Dinner with the Kids

Kids can sometimes be out of control in a restaurant setting, especially the younger ones, and most of the time they are unpredictable.  So many factors go into their behavior during that one hour when you hoped you could enjoy a break from cooking and the diversion from your routine. more
James Santos
Whole Grains Kids Might Enjoy

Whole Grains Kids Might Enjoy

It's easy to make the switch over to whole grains because you can keep your recipes pretty much the same and just swap the refined flour ingredients for whole wheat ones. This is a change that kids can learn to make early and they probably won't even notice the difference. more
Celebrate Valentine's Day With Your Kids!

Celebrate Valentine's Day With Your Kids!

If you can't get a sitter this Valentine's Day, or maybe you don't want to go out and brave the masses, try celebrating Valentine's Day with your whole family!  Kids get more excited about holidays than almost any adult, so let them in on the fun. more
Road Tripping With The Kids

Road Tripping With The Kids

If you've got little ones, and a long drive ahead of you this holiday season, you can relate to the things going on in my head right about now (December 15).  We're getting ready to make the Christmas day (right after we open presents in our own home) drive to visit my family, 8 hours away. more
rachaelray.com