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Meet a Mom: Professional Organizer Teresa Dinneen

Meet a Mom: Professional Organizer Teresa Dinneen

  Teresa Dinneen is a mom of two who lives with her husband and kids in Redondo Beach, CA. She’s also a professional organizer and stylist who works with a team of five to simplify her clients’ homes, and lives, and along the way shares her secrets on her...

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

  This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil is the perfect end of summer recipe, packing in all that seasonal produce into a pasta dish that is both kid-friendly and vegetarian. If your family loves it so much you want to make it all winter long, just sub...

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

  Cookies for breakfast? Why not, when they're filled with fiber and protein-rich almond flour and free of added sugars like these. This recipe from our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore is a perfect "Back to School" choice—make them on a Sunday for a grab-and-go...

Easy Weeknight Recipe: Baked Chicken Nuggets

Easy Weeknight Recipe: Baked Chicken Nuggets

  We're all about easy, kid-friendly meals that can be whipped up quickly after a day of camp or pool. These baked chicken nuggets take just about 20 minutes to come together, and can be made with gluten-free breadcrumbs for food allergies or sensitivities. Throw...

Summer Fun: Make a S’Mores Board

Summer Fun: Make a S’Mores Board

There's still a little bit of summer left, so why not make the most of it with a S'Mores Board! We love the version pictured above from The BakerMama (she is the authority on boards of all kinds, of course!). Below, some suggestions for making S'Mores everyone will...

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

  These Portobello Mushroom Pizzas are a kid-friendly choice for meatless Monday, and a great way to get kids to eat more veggies any day of the week. Experts say that putting new ingredients into familiar shapes or dishes (for instance, making mushrooms the base...

Drowning Prevention: 5 Things to Know

Drowning Prevention: 5 Things to Know

    Pandemic or not, there are few bigger items on our list of “mom worries” than drowning. And with good reason – it’s the leading cause of accidental deaths in kids ages 1 to 4. But there are some really simple ways to keep your kids safer. We spoke to Adam...

Pina Colada Chia Seed Pops

Pina Colada Chia Seed Pops

    This sweet treat from Beach Cities Moms is full of tropical flavors, and since it skips the rum, is a perfect dessert for the whole family.       Piña Colada Chia Pops makes 6 popsicles   Ingredients: 1 14-ounce can coconut milk ½ cup...

Summer Fun with Ledge Lounger!

Summer Fun with Ledge Lounger!

  Summer is officially in full swing, and our newest partner, Ledge Lounger, wants to make sure your family has tons of fun this year!  Their products are all about making the most of your outdoor space, from stylish and classic outdoor furniture to in-pool...

Easy Dinner: One-Pan Skillet Spaghetti

Easy Dinner: One-Pan Skillet Spaghetti

  There’s a time and place for cooking an elaborate meal, and it’s not during the week. Especially in the fun but frenetic weeks between school finishing up and camp beginning. This one-pan skillet spaghetti recipe from Kathleen, the mom behind CatwithaK Cooks,...

Concussions in Children: Signs & Symptoms

Concussions in Children: Signs & Symptoms

Guest post from Doctor Alison Alford, founder of the Pediatric Headache Center here in Richmond, VA   Warm weather is finally here!  As we dig back out from over a year of sheltering in place and enjoy getting to see family and friends again, it is a good time to...

4th of July Popsicles

4th of July Popsicles

  Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles! Not only are they adorable, but they’re made with protein-packed green yogurt and fiber rich blueberries and strawberries.  Thank you to Sound Shore Moms for sharing!   What you’ll...

Sheet Pan S’mores

Sheet Pan S’mores

  If you love making s'mores but want to skip the mess of roasting marshmallows, keep things toddler safe and make a lot at once, try these Sheet Pan S'mores from Maria Provanzano of From Scratch with Maria. The best part? You can enjoy them this way well after...

The New Frosé: 9 Frozen Spiked Desserts for Summer

The New Frosé: 9 Frozen Spiked Desserts for Summer

  Just in time for the long weekend, we rounded up some of the best spiked frozen drinks, popsicles and other desserts. If you love frosé, bookmark the list below for some fresh ideas, perfect for any summer soiree. We start with a new spicy twist on frosé, and...

How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

  Are your kids going to sleepaway camp this summer? As you pack those bags, both parents and kids may be feeling a little nervous—and that's totally normal. We asked Renee Flax, Director of Camper Placement for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ, for her...

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