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Best of TheMommyhood 2010

Okay, so I should have posted this to a couple of days ago, but I was busy having fun. Post-Grinch Bowl we celebrated New Years with friends dressed as Saturday Night Live characters. My stomach muscles still hurt from laughing.  Clearly, blogging was not my priority. But I did want to take a quick […]

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A Strategic First Course

As I have previously confessed, I made whatever parental mistakes you make to produce picky eaters. So, I am always looking for ways to get the good stuff in them. So here’s another thing I do. Over time, I have learned to prepare dinner with a strategic first course. Everyone is hungry, it’s smelling pretty […]

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Food. Re-branded.

I don’t know about you, but I do my fair share of tricking my kids when it comes to food. As my kids grow, so do my skills as a salesmom. I have found I have to “sell” the healthy stuff, so I am always looking for new ideas to do that. And I am […]

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A Nugget Surprise

So, I have been looking for healthier food options for my family. My health-nut niece suggested Bocca Meatless Chick’n Nuggets. (I know, sounds narsty, doesn’t it?) But, to my surprise, I gave it a whirl and my kids absolutely loved them and even asked for seconds! A 10 oz package was $3.99 and the nuggets are made of soy. […]

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Portable North Pole

Portable North Pole

Excellent tip from my pal, Rebecca. You must check out the Portable North Pole and enter in your child’s information so Santa can deliver a personalized message. This is fantastic!  

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Give Cinnamon Peas a Chance

I have a really hard time getting my kids to eat green veggies.  My son, in particular, is very focused on sweets. Things like cinnamon rolls. So, I invented “cinnamon peas.”  I made a big deal about it when I presented them to Charlie and he loves them and even asks for them. I even […]

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