fun

Health

5 Easy Tips to Get Your Kids Active

One of the easiest ways to get your kids active is to use game play to disguise exercise.  Science has shown that “neurons that fire together, wire together.” 

Lunch

Lunchbox Love From Home For Your Kids

A mini review of the Talkatoo:Earlier in the school year, I sent my son a note in his lunchbox.  “I love you!”  He came home and admonished me for sending him such an “embarrassing” message. But at the same time he then commented that maybe I could send him with something a little cooler next time.He’s […]

Home

Card Flipping Fun

This activity is quite a lot of fun – and it can also come in handy if your kids have a lot of pent-up energy.

Your Pregnancy

Even My Eyeballs Are Pregnant

I am sitting outside a coffee shop when I see a cute girl standing at the register.  She’s in her mid-twenties, with shiny hair and a cute body. She looks so thin to me (but even the Pillsbury Dough Boy looks like he’s lost weight to me these days.)  I hate her. 

Holiday

Mini Candyland House

Many moons ago, when I was in culinary school, I made an enormous, intricately detailed gingerbread house.  It was a replica of my parents home (Spanish cookie tiles, candied iron gate, and marzipan dog included).  It took me weeks, and I'm proud to say landed me a spot on Good Morning America! 

Family Fun Activities

Bored of Board Games?

I’m a bad mom. I admit it. I don’t enjoy playing board games with my kids. One more lap around “Parcheesi” or another clink of a plastic cube falling in “Don’t Break the Ice” is enough to drive me to tears. But, as mothers, we are never allowed to admit this, are we?