Author Archives : Guest Blogger

I Didn’t Plan on Being Just Like My Mom. But I’m Glad I Am

When I was in high school, my History teacher began each unit with a question. The day we started studying the Women’s Movement was no different. “Who has a mom that does not work outside the home?” I raised my hand, at first confidently but when I took a glance around and realized that no […]

4 Tricks for a Healthier Halloween

You know that feeling. When your kids walk in the door with a pumpkin or pillow case full of Halloween candy. CRINGE. There’s enough unhealthy treats in there to make any parent shudder. As a Certified Nutritionist, I know the importance of focusing on nutrient-dense foods for our little ones; for optimal health, cognitive abilities, […]

4 Protein-Packed Treats and Sweets for Picky Eaters

If you’re a parent panicking over your little one’s protein intake, raise your hand. [My hand is raised]. You see, my eldest daughter (3.5 years old at the time of this post) is quite small.  VERY petite.   She is hanging out at the 3rd percentile, meaning that virtually every child is bigger/taller than her. That’s […]

5 Odd Places You’ll Find Lego When You Have Kids

To say my boys love Lego would be a giant understatement. Our house is filled Lego trucks, cars, treehouses, superheroes, outhouses (oh yes!), Batcaves, castles, robots, snowmobiles… did I miss anything? Oh – and the Lego Mystery Machine complete with Shaggy, Scooby and Fred. It’s awesome, right? But as hard as I try to keep […]