FamilyFun magazine has been celebrating its 20th anniversary with a fun, year-long initiative for families. Check out their site and magazine for great ideas for summer fun and easy recipes.
Sneaking good food into your child can be a challenge. Missy Chase Lapine, a.k.a. The Sneaky Chef, shares her secrets.
After school snack time can be a time where healthy food choices goes out the window, but it needn’t be. Try these tips from my nutritionist.
Judity Wallerstein’s The Good Marriage: How and Why Love Lasts offers a blueprint to a strong marriage. More book recommendations about marriage from The Empty Nest.
For children’s literature, I picked two books, one picture and one chapter book, that really seem evoke the culture and spirit of Vietnam. Both have a Zen quality to their story: spare, eloquent, and powerful. And both stories recall the terrible war but also the ability of the Vietnamese to transcend and make peace with it.
Julia’s Child examines motherhood’s choices: organic vs. local, paper vs. plastic, staying at home vs. risking it all.
Stressed about hosting the Super Bowl party or any other Big Game party? Fear not! Here are some easy do-ahead recipes to please both kids and adults.
I am planning a trip to Barcelona next year for two reasons: my kids have studies Spanish for YEARS so it’s time to take off the training wheels and my husband and kids are obsessed with Barcelona soccer. So forgive me if my post slants a little towards Barcelona. Of course, the irony: they speak Catalan there which is closer to Latin.
Our family tradition since 1997 has been to make a 12 page holiday recipe booklet as our Christmas & New Year’s card. Over the years as each family has grown, we’ve opted for separate cover blurbs and photos specific to each family but the recipe portion is the same. Each of us contributes three or so recipes of what we’ve enjoyed the past year. There are no rules about what type of recipe to provide and somehow my sister, who does the graphic design, manages to merge them into a cohesive theme.