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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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Healthy Breakfast For Kids – Breakfast Tacos
Breakfast tacos are a great healthy way to start your child’s day. Combine simple ingredients in between corn tortillas, and you have an easy, clean breakfast for kids!

 
Cooking w/ kids Barbecue Chicken Pizza
We gave classic barbecue chicken pizza a healthy twist with hidden shredded zucchini in the sauce. It’s a great way to sneak extra veggies into both you and your children’s diet!

The Best Loaded Potato Bar
Fresh ingredients, full of color and flavor for an extraordinary meal. Finger-licking good!

Banana Blueberry Pancakes
The perfect recipe to start the week, a combination of flavors and textures that your little one will enjoy.
Fun Spring Recipe- Rainbow Gelatin Cubes These perky gelatin cubes are fun to serve and to eat!
Cooking with kids breakfast tacos
Make breakfast for your little ones a fun and flavorful experience with this taco recipe.
Decorate Easter Bread with the kids.
A beautiful braided Easter bread is a must-add to any Easter menu, but making one at home is also a wonderful holiday activity.
Shamrock Pound Cake Bring some St. Patty’s day fun home by making this delicious Pound Cake with the kids…
Fun Flower Crudité Cups Recipe These cute and easy flower crudité cups are a fun and healthy party food idea and are perfect for a garden or flower themed party or posh afternoon tea with the kids!
White Chocolate-Strawberry Snack Mix This adorably pink snack mix is a simple and tasty Valentine’s Day treat, thanks to the combination of two cereals that add varying texture and crunch…
Mini Heart Shaped Pizzas These mini pizzas are great for a date night in or just to brighten someone’s day. Because who would just love a heart shaped pizza? It’s a kid friendly recipe too so your kiddos can join in on the cooking.
Cheesy Eggs-in-the-Hole with Bacon Kids can use their favorite cookie cutter shapes to make this hearty breakfast with a grilled cheese-like twist.

Healthy Chicken Pot Popovers
These comforting popovers with a creamy chicken filling are appealing to adults and kids alike. For little kids: Let them crack the eggs, stir the batter and shred the chicken. 

Homemade Lunchables
These Homemade Lunchables pack 16g of protein to keep kids fueled throughout the day. They’re easy to assemble the night before school and fun for kids to eat.
Morning Glory Muffins These Morning Glory muffins are full of everything you’d expect in the bakery favorite-carrots, apple and raisins, topped with nuts and toasted wheat germ.
Peppermint-Chocolate Greek Yogurt Bark Peppermint-Chocolate Greek Yogurt Bark are delicious, fun and easy enough for kids to help make!
3 Easy Christmas Cookies To Bake With Kids You can make 3 Easy Christmas Cookies To Bake With Kids with just one batch of my Best Ever Sugar Cookie Dough!

Sweet Potato Crackers
Try this delicious sweet potato crackers recipe! I’ve been making this sweet potato crackers recipe again and again since Thanksgiving’s sweet potato leftovers and I think it’s high time I passed along this yummy kid-friendly recipe.

Christmas Cookie Dunkers
Sweeten up a cup of hot cocoa with these Christmas Cookie Dunkers. Topped with Candy Melts Candy and Christmas jimmies, these cookies are quick and easy to make, and great for swaps!
Halloween Ghost Pretzels Ghost Pretzels – White chocolate dipped pretzels are made into ghosts with candy eyes and a little bit of imagination.
Yogurt Bark- the healthy new trend A GORGEOUS SNACK that’s kid friendly and easy to make also packed with protein and fiber? Sign us up. Tip: Keep a stash of this genius greek yogurt bark in the freezer at all times…

Cooking with kids- Zucchini Boats
Zucchini boats are another great (and really fun) way to use zucchini! The best thing about zucchini boats is that they can be eaten with your hands!

 
Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta When autumn leaves start to change color and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air, this creamy butternut squash pasta will fulfill your craving for fall pasta.
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 veggieworldrecipes.com)

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 Parade.com)

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 epicurious.com)

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 charisseyu.com)

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: raisingveggielovers.com

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 spicysouthernkitchen.com

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 https://thenerdswife.com/

Fruit Flowered Mini Pancakes
Make these mini pancakes extra fun by adding fruit flower tops…
Recipe by: https://www.eatsamazing.co.uk/

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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Crafting with Kids: Paper Flower Craft
The perfect decoration for welcoming spring with your kids. Follow the steps and have fun.

Popsicle Sticks Sunshine
Fun always goes hand in hand with creativity, stimulating your children’s imagination and cognitive development through this craft idea.

Spring outside fun with kids- Grow an Herb Garden
Learn about the basics of botany and plant growth by growing an herb garden with your child.

Simple Spring Outdoor Activities Enjoy a day full of joy with your little ones.
Spring Outdoor Activities for Families As the weather warms back up and the sun stays up later, it’s the perfect time to get those kids outside…
Spring Break Travel Tips for Families We found this list of helpful tips to help you plan your spring break traveling…
12 Fun & Memorable Family Valentine’s Day Ideas
make it a special day for all your loved ones and celebrate Valentine’s Day as a family. To make sure your day is nothing but extraordinary, here’s an incredible list of fun family Valentine’s Day ideas.
Valentine Hugs- Kids Craft
The kids will love this glowing craft! Make them for some outdoor evening fun or turn off the lights inside on a rainy day!
Fitness and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old
As kids enter their teen years, they might lose interest in physical activity. Between school, homework, friends, and even part-time jobs, they’re juggling a lot of interests and responsibilities.
Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Children & Teens The start of a new year is a great time to help your children focus on forming good habits. Making New Year’s resolutions can be a fun way to do this!
15 Ideas for Celebrating New Year’s Eve at Home with Kids
Celebrating New Year’s Eve with kids doesn’t have to mean a boring night at home. Keep the night at home but lose the boring with these 15 fantastic family-friendly activities to help celebrate New Year’s Eve with kids at home.
The Easiest (and Best) Christmas Eve Box Tradition A fun family holiday tradition is a Christmas Eve Box. Here is how to start and create a Christmas Eve Box Tradition for your children…
Family Christmas Traditions
These are easy and simple family Christmas traditions that don’t require a lot of money but focus on creating memories that last a lifetime.

Craft Stick Snowman Ornament
This craft stick snowman ornament is so easy and fun to make. So if you’re looking for an easy Christmas craft to try with the kids this festive season, then give this adorable snowman craft a go.

Pumpkin Carving with Kids
Looking for a fun apple painting activity for the kiddos? We have made apples from yarn, and painted apples with black glue but this apple art activity has to be the easiest yet!
No Carve Pumpkins Kids WIll Love
No carve, no problem? Check out 46 amazing no carve pumpkin projects that kids will love from Disney inspired, to painted, to just plain cute.

Apple Painting in a Bag

Looking for a fun apple painting activity for the kiddos? We have made apples from yarn, and painted apples with black glue but this apple art activity has to be the easiest yet!
Pop 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…(bhg.com)

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..(makeitgrateful.com)

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…(webmd.com)

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.
(Tips courtesy of theHealthy.com)

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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Baby room Inspo
Prepare the perfect space for your little one with these surprising ideas.

Botanical nursery decor ideas you’ll love for spring
Turn your kids’ room into a warm space filled with joy with the perfect decoration, take the idea, develop it in your own style.
31 Floral Nursery Ideas for Your Little Sprout
Everything’s coming up roses with when you opt for flower decor in your baby’s room. Read more…
Trending Baby Decor for 2024 In 2024, pastel colors continue to reign supreme when it comes to decorating baby girl’s rooms. These soft and gentle hues create a soothing and tranquil atmosphere that’s perfect for your little one’s early years. Think delicate pinks, calming blues, and subtle greens to set the tone for a serene space where your baby can thrive. Read more.
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. (architecturaldigest.com)

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. (thelovelydrawer.com)

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.