Product reviews

Feeding Baby: Book Review and Giveaway

September 19, 2014
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It seems a lifetime ago that I was standing in the grocery store, panicked, talking to my mom friend about starting Big A on solids.  This is when I started to research feeding. It would have been nice to have Feeding Baby: Simple Approaches to Raising a Healthy Baby & Creating a Lifetime of Nutritious […]

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CookingLight Dinnertime Survival Guide: Book Review and Giveaway

April 23, 2014
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I’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of CookingLight Dinnertime Survival Guide: Feed Your Family, Save Your Sanity written by dietitian, Sally Kuzemchak. If you don’t know who she is, Sally is the blogger behind Real Mom Nutrition.  She shares her own challenges feeding her family with humor and grace — and offers realistic solutions. That’s what Dinnertime […]

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Growth With Me Tee Giveaway

March 28, 2014
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In my last meal plan post, I mentioned a new company called Growth With Me Tee as an idea for non-food related fundraisers. They are now offering to giveaway one of their products to one lucky reader! If you win, you can make one of three choices. First, is a tee customized to your child’s […]

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Applegate Naturals Review and Giveaway

February 26, 2014
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I have a confession to make.  I have had serious challenges making homemade pizza.  I’ve tried making the dough that rises during the day, using quick-rising yeast for faster results, and even failed with the Trader Joe’s ready-made dough.  That’s why I use whole-wheat pitas for make-your-own pizza night. So when Applegate asked if I […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: Best Lunch Box Ever

August 12, 2013

Summer is coming to a close and it’s time to think about packing lunches again.  The challenging thing about packing lunches is you want to provide a variety but it also needs to be something your child accepts.  This combo can make it difficult to keep the variety coming instead of rotating the same few […]

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My Top 10 Trader Joe’s Products (Part 2)

May 3, 2013

It’s been over 2 years since I blogged about my favorite Trader Joe’s products. Ever since that post, I’ve periodically been asked to do a follow up. It’s not hard to do as I’m always adding some new item to my ever growing “must-have” Trader Joe’s list. I’m a sucker for their free tastings! So here’s what […]

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Fearless Feeding Release Party (and Giveaway Finale)

April 19, 2013
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Today is the launch of Fearless Feeding! Thanks so much for going on this journey with me and Jill. In many ways, it’s just started. We hope Fearless Feeding will be the starting point for feeding kids:  a trusted, one-stop resource parents can use to help them make good decisions and feel confident about feeding.  […]

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Chobani Review and BIG Giveaway

April 12, 2013
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Only 10 days until the Fearless Feeding launch and we are upping the giveaways. In the book, we highlight 5 Fearless Nutrients for each age and stage (infancy, toddlerhood, school-age and teen). These are nutrients that kids are most likely to fall short on — two that get the most air time are calcium and […]

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Health Eating.org Review and Giveaway

April 5, 2013
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Only 17 days until the Fearless Feeding launch and we have wonderful, bigger-by-the-day, giveaways planned. Today’s will be highlighting a new website from the Dairy Council of California — HealthyEating.org. HealthEating.org is a great resource for anyone interested in childhood nutrition. It’s a blend of information on family nutrition and meal planning resources including: Healthy […]

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Join the Real Food Snack Revolution (And Kind Giveaway)

March 18, 2013
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Only 35 days until Fearless Feeding is launched and we’re ready to highlight another product/service. The theme is snacking, which I’ve written about quite a bit — how to tell when it’s good and bad, how many times a day a child should eat and what should ultimately drive it (hunger!). In the book we lay […]

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