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Kefir Maple Cornmeal Cake

Are you looking for sweet and healthy delicious breakfast or dessert? Try this Maple Cornmeal Cake made with plain Kefir. The cake is super easy to make in the morning or perfect for a weekend brunch. The cake keeps well for a couple of days so it’s easy to make ahead of time. If you do make it ahead of time, I would ice the cake right before serving. The Kefir in the recipe adds a moist texture to the cake without additional oil, butter or sugar. It’s also an easy snack to pack in a... read more

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The ABCs of Childcare- Options, Fit, Provider Relationships: Teleclass Re-cap

Finding the right nanny or babysitter is one of the most important decisions a family can make. We held a very important and informative teleclass last week, generously sponsored by UrbanSitter and expertly presented by Lynn Perkins, CEO of UrbanSitter. During … read more

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The Universal Language of Throwing a Ball

There seems to be a universal “language” – and it’s the simple act of throwing and/or kicking a ball. I was in Boston a few weeks ago, and my older son and I were having a catch with a football … read more

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Have We Gotten Too Serious as Parents?

I think parenting has become way too serious. What do I mean by that? Well, it seems these days we are inundated with labels, an emphasis on getting our kids into the trendiest schools, and making sure they are “well-balanced” … read more

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Financial Planning Without Falling Asleep: Teleclass Re-cap

As a parent, you know that financial planning is vital, but it can be boring, time consuming, uncomfortable and confusing – to say the least. You dread it, right? So do we – and that’s why we held an important, … read more

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Kitchen Dangers: What Your Child Needs to Know

As your child grows, he gets curious about what goes on in the kitchen. It’s an amazing room filled with all kinds of tools and equipment used to make food. Instead of shooing the child away, perhaps it’s time you … read more

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How You Are Doing It RIGHT

I often write about ways to improve on your parenting or new strategies or changes to make, but this month I am shaking it up. In honor of Mothers Day month, I want to let you know why you are … read more

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Dr. Gramma Karen’s New Book

As many of you may know, my mom writes an awesome and super valuable column for Mommybites called, Ask Dr. Gramma Karen. In it she tackles all sorts of important questions related to parent-grandparent relationships, which are submitted by Mommybites … read more

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