Category: Nutrition

Breastfeeding my first, reality vs. ideology

World Breastfeeding Week is upon us! The theme, Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life! is bigger than just promoting breastfeeding. In 1990, the United Nations created eight Millennium Development Goals (MGD) “to fight poverty and promote healthy and sustainable development … Continue reading

A Yay! moment trying new foods

Recently, while on a family vacation to Virginia Beach, my Dad and I took up a conversation with some locals on the trolley bus.  You see, we were looking for some good seafood at a reasonable price.  A non-tourist restaurant … Continue reading

Grilling is the new fresh

We are in a new season – of fresh produce!  What are some fun ways you prepare your veggies? In our house, we enjoy a treat of grilling the vegetables we have on hand.  The boys’ response to these dishes … Continue reading

Is your family staying healthy this summer?

The summer weather has arrived – and so has the change in our schedule.  Kids are out of school, new sports and new (day) care for the boys.  Like your house (I am sure) we need a break from school … Continue reading

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