Parenting

7 Tips for Making Smoothies Part of Your Daily Routine
According to Pat Crocker, author of The Smoothies Bible, 2nd Ed., a nutritious diet includes protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phytochemicals, fiber and water in proportions that promote growth and maintain healthy cells. It also includes ample quantities of vegetables and... More »
Classic Grilled Two Cheese
'The ultimate in gooey comfort food. Ideal for all ages. And it's so easy you can get the kids to help! Perfect for any grilled cheese lover,' says author of 150 Best Grilled Cheese Recipes, Alison Lewis. More »
Italian Sub Sandwich
We love making our own sub sandwiches at home. They are better and fresher than the restaurants, and, of course, less expensive. Kids love finding them in their lunchbox! More »
Great Sandwich Recipes!
Ever try a grilled peach and brie sandwich? Alison Lewis, author of 400 Best Sandwich Recipes: From Classics to Burgers to Wraps and Condiments shares her secrets to making unforgettable sandwiches with CommitmentNow.com--she even includes tips on how to make the ultimate grilled cheese! ... More »
'Paper' Football Napkin Fold
Do you remember those paper footballs that bored kids in school like to fold - and then throw at each other? This wonderful fold is a grown-up version of that, rendered in cloth! It works in any color in any medium-weight fabric. Click on the link below to find step-by-step instructions and... More »
Salmon Pizza Pinwheels
Salmon Pizza Pinwheels Add these healthy pinwheels to lunchbags or serve them as easy after-school snacks.  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C)• Baking sheet, lined with parchment paper 1     can (71⁄2 oz/213 g) salmon, drained,  deboned and broken into chunks ... More »
Nutritious Gluten-Free School Lunches
Between kindergarten and Grade 12, schoolchildren eat approximately 2,400 lunches. Eating healthy meals is equally important for both the celiac and non-celiac child, say the authors of The Best Gluten-Free Family Recipes, Donna Washburn and Heather Butt. During the afternoon, students concentrate... More »
Back to School for Kids with Autism
Back to School for Kids with Autism  Introducing your child with autism to teachers, administrators, support staff, and other children at the beginning of the school year may help raise awareness of the talents that make your child special.  Planning playtime and establishing a play buddy... More »
How Can I Improve My Child's Concentration?
 The point of herbal remedies, says Melanie Wenzel, author of The Essential Guide to Home Herbal Remedies, is the desire to make simple preparations at home that can treat the common conditions experienced by children, teenagers and adults.Nature still has just as many effective remedies today... More »
Mini Banana Loaves
These mini-loaves are a nice size for the gang to share as a snack. They are ideal for busy workdays, and make a great item for back to school bake sales! More »
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