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Cozy Coconut, Sweet Potato, & Pumpkin Spiced Soup

Cozy Coconut, Sweet Potato, & Pumpkin Spiced Soup

  Soup season is ramping up, and this Cozy Coconut, Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Spiced Soup is like Fall in a bowl. “This soup is both light but still tastes so satisfying and creamy (without the cream!). Kids love it because it’s got a sweet and cocanutty flavor...

Sweater Weather – Cozy Pieces for Fall

Sweater Weather – Cozy Pieces for Fall

It’s sweater weather, and we’re totally here for it. There’s just something about fall fashion, where you can cozy up in flattering and comfortable layers, while looking put together with minimal effort. Below, see a few sweaters that are sure to be favorites,...

5 Ways to Center Yourself for the School Year

5 Ways to Center Yourself for the School Year

  Heading back to school after a fun summer can be a bummer for kids, and the transition can also put a huge burden on parents. “Moms may struggle with the invisible labor involved in getting everyone settled—things like getting the kids to doctors appointments...

How to Send Your Kids to School Confident

How to Send Your Kids to School Confident

  If a simple sentence could change the trajectory of your child’s day, would you share it? This is the power of an affirmation, or sequence of words meant to empower. Mornings can feel frantic, leading us to get impatient, and dropping off our kids with everyone...

Elite Academy: A Beautiful, Musical Montessori Preschool

Elite Academy: A Beautiful, Musical Montessori Preschool

I had the pleasure of meeting with Jere Fernandez to explore what her new musical Montessori preschool had to offer. The warm welcome I received as I walked in the door made me feel right at home!   My first impression of Elite was the cleanliness and care put into...

5 Reasons Moms Should Play Sports

5 Reasons Moms Should Play Sports

As we head into Fall, many of us are signing our kids up for Fall sports—and reminiscing about our own childhood sports careers. What we should be doing? Signing ourselves up, too. Experts say sports aren’t just for kids, and moms especially should stay in the game to...

Easy Weeknight Recipe – Baked Chicken Nuggets

Easy Weeknight Recipe – Baked Chicken Nuggets

Summer is officially underway, and 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...

Meet A Mom – Cat Osterman

Meet A Mom – Cat Osterman

When softball star Cat Osterman competed at Athens in 2004, she was the youngest athlete to win a gold medal for Team USA—in fact, she was still a student athlete at the University of Texas. The pitcher won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and she came out...

Easy Weeknight Recipe – Baked Chicken Nuggets

Easy Weeknight Recipe – Baked Chicken Nuggets

Summer is officially underway, and 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...

Super Mom Story

Super Mom Story

We’d like to suggest we collectively stop using the term “Super Mom”. Every time we hear it we cringe a little, and we’re pretty certain whoever coined it hadn’t experienced the miraculous storm of motherhood. Here are three reasons why we think it should be shelved...

Sheet Pan Smores

Sheet Pan Smores

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 summer...

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, is more...

Summer Reading for Kids in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade!

Summer Reading for Kids in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade!

This story was contributed by literary specialist and mom Rosemary D’Urso, aka the “Library Mom”. Go to librarymom.com for more of her expert picks, and follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks. While summer is an ideal time for children to relax, explore the...

Gardening with Kids: Fun for All Ages

Gardening with Kids: Fun for All Ages

Spring is finally here, and we couldn’t be happier to be shaking off the winter doldrums and getting outside again. Since we’re planning on still spending more time at home this spring and summer, gardening is at the top of our list. We found a fantastic new book,...

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 need: Greek...

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 1 14-ounce can coconut milk½ cup frozen banana chunks (or 1 small, very ripe...

Easy Healthy Summer Recipes with Food Stylist Alli Hawes

Easy Healthy Summer Recipes with Food Stylist Alli Hawes

This story originally appeared on greenwichmoms.com and was contributed by wellness contributor Michelle Calarco.  As we gear up for barbecues and backyard cookouts, we often find ourselves on the hunt for recipes featuring lighter fare, but that won’t compromise on...

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