Coping with Cold and Flu Season

Coping with Cold and Flu Season Everyone seems to either have a cough, sore throat or runny nose these days. The cold and flu season that hits when the cold weather starts can seem to last forever. And that is especially true when children start coughing and sniffling! To help keep sickness to a minimum… Read more »

Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World While in the United States Christmas and Hanukkah are the two most commonly celebrated holidays, there is also  Kwanzaa, which is both a seasonal and a cultural celebration. Throughout the world, there are many  other winter events that celebrate the season. Families can always choose to add to the winter celebrations… Read more »

Candy for a Cause

Candy for a Cause This Halloween, instead of throwing out your children’s unused candy, why not donate it to a good cause? Operation Gratitude and Halloween Candy Buyback will gladly accept your leftover candy. Operation Gratitude sends candy annually to U.S. troops stationed overseas and to their children and veterans. For more information, visit their… Read more »

It’s Pumpkin Time

It’s Pumpkin Time Pumpkins are a hallmark of fall and make a great addition to kid-friendly snacks.  Pumpkin is easiest to use in recipes when bought from a can, but fresh pumpkin from the pumpkin patch is also fantastic. Rich in beta-carotene, Vitamin A and Vitamin C, this seasonal favorite is also a nutritional powerhouse… Read more »