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We have gathered some of our favorite recipes to use while cooking with your kids and some ideas to help your family keep and stay active and healthy.
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Easy Pumpkin Bars
Moist tender cake-like bars flavored with pumpkin and warming spices meld with rich butter and cream cheese frosting for a bar so good, it’s hard to stop at just one!


Watermelon Strawberry Caprese Salad
Whether you’re going to a Labor Day Cook-out, having one of your own, or just cooking out with the family, this salad is perfect for a late summer party…

Hot weather dinner ideas
Slow cooker pineapple pepper carnitas tacos are big in name and big in flavor.

49 Back-to-School Lunch Ideas
School season is almost here! It’s time for fun and healthy back-to-school lunch ideas that will have your kiddos looking forward to returning to the classroom.

Zucchini Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
The kids will love these cookies. They have it all — zucchini, oats, whole wheat flour, you name it. Toasted pecans and dark chocolate chips add just enough buttery crunch and sweet melt to put it over the top…

Happy Taco Tuesday: The Only 5 Taco Recipes You’ll Ever Need…
With only five minutes of prep work and 15 minutes of cooking time, you can have amazing chicken tacos on the table in 20 minutes.

Camping with Kids- French Toast Muffins
Camping is a great way to get kids outside, away from screens, and engaged in nature. But preparing meals outdoors can be a challenge…

Cooking with kids- 4th of July Fruit Kabobs
Quick, easy fun party food for the holiday that the kids will love to help with! These Red, White and Blue Fruit Kabobs are the perfect
patriotic themedrecipe for your 4th of July picnics.

Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes for Kids
What is better on warm summer evenings than delicious easy dinners for the whole family you can throw together, that the kids will actually eat and enjoy?

10 Amazingly Simple Camping Recipes for Kids
It must be something in the air or the smoke of a campfire that can get kids to eat just about anything…

Watermelon Popsicles
The kids will love these fun and easy to make summer treats… (recipe by

Summer Dinners-Walking Tacos
They are a summer classic, perfect for an on-the-go dinner, a campfire meal or an easy game-night supper.

Cooking with kids- Barbecued Chicken Pizzas
This BBQ Chicken pizza is not only fun to make but delicious and a great way to let the kids help with dinner…(recipe by Taste of Home)

Red, White and Blue Desserts to Celebrate Memorial Day in Patriotic Style
Kick off the start of summer with these beautiful red, white and blue Memorial Day desserts and let the kids help…(recipes by

16 Kid-Friendly Recipes for the Grill (Besides Hot Dogs)
This summer, think outside the dog with a range of grilling recipes guaranteed to appeal to kids…(recipes by

Mini Chicken Pot Pies
A bite sized twist to a classic comfort food recipe. Make these easy individual mini chicken pot pies with just four ingredients. Chicken pot pie is a comfort meal that almost everyone loves. This version only takes 30 mins. (Recipe by

Toddler Zucchini + Carrot Fritters

Simple, healthy, and are the perfect finger food for babies and toddlers. Not to mention delicious and easy to make… Recipe by:

Mini Taco Bites
Mini Taco Bites are a fun and festive party food that will be gobbled up on Cinco de Mayo by both kids and adults…
recipe by

Peanut Butter, Krispies and Chocolate Sandwich
Like an amazing protein packed fun treat…the kids will love it and so will you, treat yourself and make them smile… Photo and Recipe by Taste of Home

Cooking with kids- Guac Crocs and Veggies
Make healthy snacks fun for kids by delighting their sense of play…
Recipe by Taste of Home

Butterfly Pretzels
Food can be fun and healthy and this snack is easy for toddlers to help create and so much fun to eat…Recipe by

Fruit Flowered Mini Pancakes
Make these mini pancakes extra fun by adding fruit flower tops…
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Cooking with kids- Quesadillas in the Oven

Instead of spending the whole meal at the stove, have the kids help load these quesadillas with fillings and pop them into the oven so you can all enjoy them together. 

Cooking with kids- Broccoli Cheese Cups​

Involve the kids in preparing this fun and easy meal: 

Cooking with kids-Healthy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

Most kids love Mac and Cheese and Broccoli and Cheese, so why not throw them together for a kid approved meal that they can help create.

Cooking with kids- Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberries are amazing brain food. Just a half cup a day can help keep your brain cells healthy and your memory strong. Add blueberries to smoothies and fruit salads, top your cereal with them.

Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins

Why is cooking with kids so important? It teaches them life skills, promotes healthy living and is a great way to spend time together. Here’s a great recipe to start…

Cooking with kids- Taco Tuesday
Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday at home with the family? These Chicken Taco Bowls will help get the kids involved in the fun…

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Water Bottle Firefly
The kids will love this glowing craft! Make them for some outdoor evening fun or turn off the lights inside on a rainy day!

25 Fun Activities To Do The Last Days of Summer
Hard to believe that summer is coming to an end, but there’s still time to get in a last bit of fun with the kids…

Summer Craft for Kids- Bow-Tie Noodle Butterfly
We found this great summer craft for kids, take bow-tie noodles and turn them into pretty little butterflies!

8 Fun Ideas For Summertime Family Fitness
Summer brings warm weather, blue skies and lots of sunshine. And with many kids on break from school, the summer months offer infinite opportunities for families to get moving.

Easy 4th of July Crafts for Kids
We found some kid-friendly ideas for decorations, toys, treats and more…

Summer fun and active kids
Playing outside, children can discover, learn, and use their imaginations and summer is a great time to let them indulge…

Summer family craft- beaded wind chimes
These beaded wind chimes are fun and easy to make, a great summer project for kids and adults. They also look and sound beautiful.

Father’s Day Crafts for kids
These family-friendly projects, which also happen to double as DIY Father’s Day gifts, are fun activities that will keep toddlers, preschoolers and tweens engaged.

Father’s Day Activities
On Father’s Day, it’s all about your dad! Show him how much you care about him this Father’s Day by doing something fun and healthy together instead of laying on the couch watching TV all weekend.

Fun Things to Do for Memorial Day Weekend with Family and Friends
These Memorial Day activities are fun, inexpensive, and perfect for the whole family…(

Patriotic Memorial Day crafts for young and old
If, in addition to the picnics and parties, you want to do something more this year to remember those who served..(

5 Ways to Help Your Teens Get Moving
Tips to help you help your teen ease into exercise and stay motivated so that they can feel the benefits…(

Backyard Activities for Families
You don’t have to travel far to get moving with your family. Playing in your backyard, alleyway, or sidewalk can be a good way to make sure that everyone is getting physical activity, even when life gets busy.

Ways to Get Kids Moving and make it fun!
In this day and age, getting kids outside and moving can be hard, even if they want to! These tips will help you and yours enjoy the great outdoors.

Earth Day with Kids
Looking for a creative and fun way to teach your kids about Earth Day, here are some great activities!

Easter Fun for the Whole Family
Kids love playing and spending time with their parents. Holidays like Easter a great time to start new healthy fun traditions…

Snacking with kids- Easter
Start Easter with a little bit of fun for the kids with this Easter-themed fruit bowl. 

Fun Ways to Have a Healthier and More Active Family
By making fitness a family priority, parents can also reap the benefits of spending quality time with their children and helping them form healthy habits.
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Tips to get your kids outside
Getting your kids outside and off the screens is not always easy. Busy schedules, homework, e-learning and more make it challenging but it’s important, we found some tips to help make it easier:

Spring Activities for family

Celebrate the weather and fill an activity jar for spring family fun, here are some fit and fun ideas…

Spring to Spring Clean Your Health
Spring is a great time to rethink your family’s diet, physical activity, sleep routine, and much more…

Healthy Family and Fitness

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20 Best Ever Fall Baby Shower Ideas For 2023
Check out these amazing ideas for Fall Baby Showers…

Neutral Modern Nursery Ideas For Your Baby Room
We found some concepts and ideas for your baby room, get some inspiration and select your favorite ones:

Summer Nursery Trends
Nursery trends are forever changing, here are some of the latest…

Fun and Interesting Father’s Day Gifts for a Dad-To-Be…
If your partner has been preparing for the baby and helping you throughout pregnancy, you may want to surprise him with his first Father’s Day gift…

7 Ideas From the Midcentury-Inspired Kid Spaces
Here are more tips you can snag from Mandy Moore’s midcentury-fueled nursery and toddler room design. (

Fresh ideas for a summer nursery
Looking for fresh ideas to decorate a summer-time nursery? Here are some summer, fresh and inspiring ideas to help. (

Nursery Wallpaper Decor
Wallpaper can transform any room. A nursery can go from nice to whimsical with just one wall. 

How To Choose A Nursery Theme For Your Baby
For many parents, that first step of choosing a nursery theme can be challenging…

Nursery Decor and Trends
Planning for a new arrival is a big but exciting time. 2023 trends are all about renewal, brightening things up and just simply choosing decor that makes you feel good inside.

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors
Picks for a Baby Nursery
When you are creating your baby’s nursery design, it’s important to consider both the aesthetics and the mood you want to create in the space.