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    Cookie’s Cooks: Easy Weeknight Dinners for Fall

    Cookie’s Cooks: Easy Weeknight Dinners for Fall

    Fall is right around the corner, which means dinners on the grill might not cut it anymore. These recipes are perfect for easy weeknight dinners that are short on cooking time but big on flavor. Roasted Chicken and Cauliflower With a recipe that calls for just four ingredients and one pot, this roasted chicken and cauliflower [...]
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    How to Put Breakfast on the Table in 5 Minutes

    How to Put Breakfast on the Table in 5 Minutes

    Breakfast: The Most Rushed Meal of the Day I saw this meme recently that pretty much summarizes modern motherhood. It says “Regular people: Sorry I’m late. Traffic was nuts. Moms: Sorry I’m late. My daughter’s sweater was “too sweater-y” and the baby ate a Band-Aid.” For those times when it’s one of those mornings, getting [...]
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    Cookie’s Cooks: Crunchy Nacho Crescent Dogs

    Cookie’s Cooks: Crunchy Nacho Crescent Dogs

    Cookie's Cooks is a column where we'll share our favorite kid-friendly recipes from all over the internet. This week's recipe comes from Bev Weidner at bevcooks.com is sure to put a smile on your child's face: Crunchy Nacho Crescent Dogs. Photo Credit: Bev Weidner What You'll Need 1 (8 oz) tube Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls [...]
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    Picnic Menu Upgrade

    Picnic Menu Upgrade

    Picnics Picnics are a fantastic way to spend treasured time with family and friends, enjoying the fresh air and warm temperatures. We’ve compiled some unique recipes to provide inspiration for your next picnic. Fried or baked chicken 🍗 is a picnic staple and a perfect place to begin. In sandwich or skewer form, it’s a great option for your picnic menu [...]
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    Advice on Picky Eaters — From Moms Who Know

    Advice on Picky Eaters — From Moms Who Know

    How To Handle a Picky Eater If your child is a picky eater now, they could get into trouble in the future. Making it to adulthood as a picky eater can be downright embarrassing – if you’re getting married, you want to be able to eat the cake. But on the other hand, forcing food on your picky eater [...]
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    Kids & Caffeine: Where to Draw the Line

    Kids & Caffeine: Where to Draw the Line

    Kids & Caffeine: Where to Draw the Line To begin on a positive note, kids today consume less soda and sugary drinks than they did ten years ago. However, an increase in childhood consumption of coffee, tea, and energy drinks means kids today are getting more caffeine in their diet than ever before, and this [...]
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    Top 5 Healthy Snacks for Kids

    Top 5 Healthy Snacks for Kids

    Top 5 Healthy Snacks for Kids When the kids get home from school and are craving an after-school snack, it's tempting to just open a bag of chips or let them nibble on sugary sweets. These healthy snacks are a great way to keep your kids satisfied on a short notice. Ants on a Log This is [...]
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    Preventing Childhood Obesity

    Preventing Childhood Obesity

    Fighting Childhood Obesity Although the childhood obesity rate has dropped in recent years, it still hovers around 17%. That number is far too high, especially considering that childhood obesity is linked to adult obesity, diabetes, and a host of other medical conditions. There are many ways to ensure your child has a proper diet that's [...]
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    Limiting Sugar Intake

    Limiting Sugar Intake

    Limiting Sugar Intake Parents want their kids to eat a healthy and balanced diet. Eating fruits and vegetables, limiting fat intake, and keeping tabs on portion sizes is an excellent way of doing this, and standard procedure for most parents. One thing that frequently sneaks under parental radar, however, is sugar. According to Forbes magazine, [...]
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    Bon Appétit!

    Bon Appétit!

    From getting messy with Mom’s flour to sneaking licks of frosting off the spoon, being a kid in the kitchen is a lot of fun. And although your little one’s first attempts at cooking may not win them a place on Top Chef, encouraging their culinary curiosity now can reap delicious rewards later. Benefits of [...]
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