So Easy Graham Cracker Peanut Butter Balls

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Stir together a few simple pantry staples to make the yummiest no-bake snack or dessert. These Graham Cracker Peanut Butter Balls are bite-size bliss with a distinctly s’mores vibe. Yum. Graham Cracker Peanut Butter Balls You know how as a parent, there are weeks when it seems […]

Easy Easter Recipes to Share with the Kids

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Save these easy Easter recipes to share with the kids—and the Easter Bunny—this spring! From Mini Ricotta Cheesecakes and Raspberry Donuts to the best Carrot Cake Muffins and Oatmeal Carrot Cookies, these recipes are great for Easter brunch or a special springtime snack. Easy Easter Recipes Come […]

Soft Roasted Chickpeas Recipe (A Salty-Sweet Snack)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later This roasted chickpeas recipe is an easy and delicious way to add nutrition to your toddler’s diet. These are soft roasted, to ensure they’re easy for the kids to chew, and they have a sweet-salty flavor that’s super yummy. Yay for easy toddler snacks! Soft- Roasted Chickpeas […]

Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets (SO Good & Easy)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later If you want your kids to eat and enjoy tofu, these crispy baked Tofu Nuggets are a great option to try. They’re super crunchy, perfect for dipping, and they’re loaded with plant-protein, iron, and calcium! Crispy Tofu Nuggets I know that tofu is not a food that […]

How to Make Kids Salad (They’ll Actually Want to Eat)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Salad often seems like the holy grail of nutrition-packed meals, but they can be a tough sell for kids. Here’s how to make kids salad that your little ones will actually want to eat! Kids Salad The key to serving kids salad is to keep things simple […]

100+ Easy Activities for One Year Olds (Mostly Free!)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Keeping toddlers busy is a challenge, but particularly for those 1 year olds who are fiercely independent, but still need a lot of help with most things. To help, this list of 100 activities for one year olds will give you ideas to try, whether indoors, outside, […]

Easy Chili Mac (with Extra Veggies!)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Cheesy, comforting, and packed with plant-based protein and veggies, this family-friendly Chili Mac is a super yummy dinner for everyone at the table. (Bonus: Leftovers reheat so well!) Easy Chili Mac I’m always looking for new pasta dishes to make for my family—because pasta is one ingredient […]

Protect and Prevent

[ad_1] Protecting our children and setting boundaries for safety is something that most parents would agree is essential in raising happy healthy families! The boundaries help support growth and development and children learn they can count on their family members to protect them. In each life stage, prevention measures must be considered. For infants and […]

Best Suction Bowl for Babies and Toddlers (Updated 2021)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Find the best suction bowls for babies and toddlers with info on durability, how well they suction, materials including bamboo and silicone, and the best ones with storage lids.  Best Suction Bowls I remember feeling like I would never be able to give my daughter a bowl […]

Favorite Pizza Recipes for Kids (Easy Lunch and Dinner Ideas)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Find easy, flavorful pizza recipes for kids for quick meal options including pizza rolls, pizza pockets, pesto pizza, pizza muffins, and more! Pizza Recipes for Kids We all know that kids love pizza—mine sure do! But it’s fun to use the flavors they love in easy recipes […]

Favorite Coconut Chia Pudding (to Share with the Kids!)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Transform simple ingredients into nutrition-packed Coconut Chia Pudding. It’s a perfect kid’s breakfast or snack that parents will enjoy too! Coconut Chia Pudding I’m always looking for easy homemade breakfast and snack options that are nutritious and that the kids and I both like—this Coconut Chia Pudding […]

Favorite Valentine’s Breakfasts to Share with the Kids

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Serve up a festive Valentine’s breakfast to celebrate the day with these easy and healthy ideas. I have my best recipes for chocolate muffins, pancakes, and smoothies, plus all things strawberry—Strawberry Milk, Strawberry Drinkable Yogurt, and more! So sweet! Valentine’s Day Breakfast Marking a holiday with a […]

Best Toddler and Baby Puffs (Safe, Nutritious Options)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Learn which baby puffs are best for your baby and toddler, when you can introduce them, what to look for at the store, and how to buy puffs for babies with the most nutrition possible. Baby Puffs Puffs, and the pixie dust-like debris that they leave behind, […]

Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Whole Grains, Low Sugar)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later These whole grain Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are made with nutritious ingredients (including whole grains and less sugar) and have the BEST flavor. They’re a great breakfast or snack option to have on hand during busy weeks…or just as a way to use up overripe bananas! Banana […]

Shaving Cream Marbled Hearts for Valentine’s Day – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] You’ve got to try shaving cream marble hearts for Valentine’s Day – this is just so cool! Talk about a super cool art project. If you are looking for a real WOW factor activity (both while you make it and the final product): shaving cream marbled hearts is just about the coolest thing ever. […]

20 Favorite Valentine’s Day Snacks and Treats for Kids

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Celebrate the 14th with Healthy Valentine’s Day snacks and treats that are easy, fun, and actually full of nutrition. These are super fun Valentines for toddlers and the rest of the family too! Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks and Treats Valentine’s Day is a perfect holiday to start […]

Best Freezer Meals for New Moms & Dads (Great to Share with Siblings!)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Prep for the arrival of a baby, whether the first or a subsequent one, with these easy freezer meals for new moms and dads. These are great to stock your own freezer, or to send to a friend or family member to make for you! Freezer Meals […]

Roll and Dot Preschool Math Activity – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Roll and dot a preschool math activity that’s perfect hands-on learning. Hello probability and statistics!! While those skills may be a bit upper level for early childhood, this roll and dot math activity is a perfect introduction – and gives so much learning goodness along the way. RELATED: Looking for more hands-on learning activities? […]

Talk It Up

[ad_1] Have you ever made a decision, and then immediately second-guessed yourself? You may have wondered, “did I do or say the right thing? Could I have done something differently?” In fact, you may even hear your inner critic replying! That inner critic may be referred to as our “self-talk” and it can be either positive […]

Master List of Free Activities for Kids (100+ Easy Ideas!)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Keeping the kids busy and happy when they’re at home is no easy feat, but this giant list of more than 100 ideas is here to help! Use this list of free activities for kids (which has activities for babies, toddlers, and big kids) for inspiration. Free […]

Favorite Football Cake (for Kid Birthdays or a Big Game!)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later If you have a kiddo who’s obsessed with sports or want to celebrate a big game, this Football Cake is a fun way to celebrate! It’s easy to make—no special pans needed—and is full of chocolate-y goodness! Football Cake My youngest child has been obsessed with footballs, […]

Baking Soda Science Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Try a baking soda science bin – this is one fun experiment / activity. As far awards goes, this baking soda science bin gets some serious credit for the number of skills and experiences it gives a child. And it only cost me a box (well, two) of baking soda. I’ll take it. RELATED: […]

Easy Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (with Less Sugar)

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Whip up a perfectly creamy Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting in just a few minutes. This is SO good (and happens to be less sweet) and is great frosting for a kid’s birthday cake or cupcakes. Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting I’ve been trying to master a few classic […]

Valentine’s Day Heart Art Activity (so cool!) – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Oh sweet little Valentine’s Day Heart Art Activity – you were pretty cute and perfect. I had this Valentine’s Day Heart Art activity draw up in my head but it wasn’t until I got it out onto paper that I knew it was going to be winner. And my 6-year-old did too. RELATED: Looking […]

Favorite Yogurt Melts: SO Easy & Nutritious for Babies and Toddlers

[ad_1] Share it or save it for later Making a batch of Yogurt Melts at home is a simple way to change up how you offer yogurt—and the healthy fats, probiotics, and calcium that it offers in a super fun (and easy to eat) format! Homemade Yogurt Melts Those packaged yogurt melts from the store […]

65+ Genius Indoor Activities for Kids (free printable) – Busy Toddler

[ad_1] Inside: Looking for the best list of indoor activities for kids? This list was made from thousands of parent submission. Download the free printable today! This is the ultimate list of indoor activities for kids – because it was made by parents, for parents (free printable!) I love a good crowdsourcing moment, and this […]