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Homemade Pedialyte

Homemade PedialyteThis is a page about homemade Pedialyte. If your child is ill and needs to replenish their electrolytes and fluids, Pedialyte is a great option. Save time and money by making your own Pedialyte.

 

Dish of homemade carrot baby food. It is surrounded by fresh carrots and a ceramic bunny.

Making Your Own Baby FoodWith the right ingredients and kitchen equipment, making your own baby food can be very easy. This is a page about making your own baby food.

 

Two kids making fruit kabobs.

Making a Cookbook for KidsThis page is about making a cookbook for kids. Learning to cook is an important life skill. You can encourage your children to learn by making cookbook with them.

 

Picky Eater Boy

Parenting a Picky EaterMany children can be very picky eaters, causing concern and frustration for their parents. This is a page about parenting a picky eater.

 

A child eating a brown bag lunch.

Quick and Easy School Lunchbox IdeasThis page contains quick and easy school lunchbox ideas. Packing lunch for your children can be a great way to both insure your child is getting a nutritious meal and to save money. It can be difficult to come up with food that is healthy, cheap and that your kids will love.

 

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Add Dollar Store Toys In Cereal BoxesMy kids want the expensive cereal because of the prizes in the box. I sneak a prize in from the Dollar store, one for each child so there is no arguing.

 

A mother showing her son how to crack an egg.

Teaching Kids to CookThis is a page about teaching kids to cook. Basic cooking skills are essential for every child to learn. Not only can they make their own meals and snacks, they can also help with meals for the entire family.

 

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Use Coffee Filter to Hold SnacksCoffee filters are much cheaper than paper cups or bowls, and they're environmentally friendly. They can be used for small snacks like dry cereal, goldfish crackers, and pretzels.

 

Children's Fancy Dinner Party

Children's Fancy Dinner PartyEvery summer when my children were home and wondering what to do, they would plan a family "restaurant dinner" night. They had to come up with the menu, cook the food, set up a fancy table, and even make menus.

 

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Taste Of Home Kids Coloring CookbookI just came across this link at Taste of Home and it would be such a wonderful project for children and parents to work on together! Not only would there be a cookbook colored by the child to cherish but it's a wonderful way to teach children to cook.

 

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Sneaking Veggies Into Ground BeefI'm constantly trying to sneak more veggies in to our meals and found a good tip. Whenever I have a dinner with ground beef (tacos, burgers, meat loaf, sloppy joes, chili etc) I shred a zucchini into the meat.

 

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Colored Applesauce For KidsThis is for applesauce, I am sure everyone has done this. You can add kool-aid of any color and you will have orange, red, grape, etc. We did this at Head Start and the kids loved it.

 

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