Healthy Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

Healthy homemade fruit leather / fruit roll ups - sooo simple

I’m sure we all remember those bright red, flavorful, STICKY squares, wrapped in plastic, aptly named snacks, Fruit Roll-Ups. Well, did you know you can make your own flavorful, HEALTHY homemade fruit roll-ups? No trip to the store required. “How on earth can fruit roll-ups be healthy?” I’m sure you’re wondering. It’s because of the … Read more

Parenting Using Positive Phrasing

Can you envision a negative command? Your child can't either!

Let’s start out this post with a little bit of trivia: Did you know it is impossible for the human brain to visualize a negative action? What I mean by that is, you can’t imagine something not happening. Let’s give it a try: don’t think about a purple elephant. You thought of a purple elephant! … Read more

Banana & Coconut Butter Sandwich – Kid Friendly!

Try a banana and coconut butter sandwich next snack time - you can use any fruit!

Nut allergies are so common these days. . . especially peanut allergies. (I guess the peanut is technically a legume, but for simplicity’s sake we’ll refer to it as a nut.) My children at this point cannot have peanuts. What a bummer! They don’t know that they’re missing yummy PB & J’s, peanut butter on … Read more

Friday Fast Fix: 30-Second Lego Cleanup

How to clean up LEGOS in 30 seconds...

  Today’s Fast Fix is a necessity in any Lego-lover’s home. We all love those miniature bricks, right? And yet, I haven’t heard a mother exclaim yet how much she loves the gigantic mess that comes along with Legos.   So I devised a solution. The children are welcome to play Legos, and even dump … Read more

Dairy- and Nut-Free No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Dairy Nut Free No Bake Oatmeal Cookies / Preacher Cookies

Whoa, now how about that title? It’s a mouthful, isn’t it? NO. These are a mouthful. Just wait and see. But hold on. Let’s talk a little about food allergies for a minute. Total bummer, right? Well . . . maybe not completely.   Um, Excuse Me? Now, don’t get me wrong. Food allergies are … Read more