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3 Veggies & 2 Fruits Kids Will Love to Grow

“No matter what you grow, the important thing is to give your child a section of the garden, let them make some choices and gently guide them toward success.”

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12 Instant Pot Recipes That’ll Save Your Holidays

We found the best recipes for a festive (and fast!) holiday meal.

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The Best Story Times in Portland

Check out where and when you can catch a story for the tots every day of the week in Portland.

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What Green Bean Casserole Can Teach Kids about Tradition

This quirky story about green bean casserole will get your kids thinking about traditions of their own.

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Affordable Bakeware You’d Be Proud to Serve From

The season of baking and entertaining comes right along with the chill in the air. Impress yourself (and your friends and family) with these adorable baking pans that are cute enough to eat right out of!

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Eat the Rainbow with These Toddler-Friendly Healthy Recipes

Making healthy food for baby doesn’t have to be hard, thanks to these awesome recipes that cover every color of the rainbow.

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Garlicky Peanut Soba Noodles with Roasted Broccoli

Your kids will go wild for this yummy noodle dish from My Kitchen Love.

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Pringles Made an Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Chip Form, Because of Course They Did

The snack giant has created an entire holiday buffet of Thanksgiving flavors.

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Beef Stir-Fry

Nothing beats a good stir-fry, and this recipe courtesy of Crys from The Leaner Approach is our new favorite.

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The Easiest Way to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables, According to Science

Getting your kids to eat their veggies could be as simple as a few magic words.

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Letting Dad Make Dinner Made Me a Better Mom

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Stepping back to leave room for just dad, can be difficult for a full-time mom. You have a rhythm, a way of doing things, preferences as to how to get things done at home, and it all…

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What to Cook This Week: 5 Easy Weeknight Recipes

Here are five days worth of meals your kids will go wild for.

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Vegging Out: 8 Tips for Growing a Little Veggie Lover

Fostering a love of good, nutritious food works best when you start early. Try out these tried and true tips for getting babies and toddlers to eat their vegetables, and they’ll be on a path to eating healthy for life.

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Disgusting Things All Kids Do…Even Yours!

It’s a well-known fact that kids are absolutely disgusting. You know that kid you saw at church licking his own snow? Or the little boy at school that was scratching his butt? Yeah. Your very own, precious child probably does…

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Elf on the Shelf: Why Our Elf Only Has One Job

 
I remember snow melting on the red brick hearth in my parents’ home. The prints from Santa’s boots were still there, dusty and unfamiliar yet somehow comforting. The cookies mom carefully set out were gone. Only an empty milk-stained…

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Nanoo, Nanoo: How to Turn Your Child into an Alien

Sometimes our kids can seem out of this world. Make them even a little stranger for UFO day.

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Family Meal Prep Made Easy with Dream Dinners

We’ve found the answer to the plaguing question, “What’s for dinner?” And it doesn’t involve take-out!

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Alphabet Vegetable Soup

Make eating a learning moment with this alphabet soup recipe. How many words can your kids spell?

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Thanksgiving Made Easy: 9 Kid-Pleasing Recipes from Weelicious

We scoured the Weelicious website, one of our favorite food blogs for parents, for sides, mains and desserts that you can make without a hitch (seriously).

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Salmon Cakes with Lemon Green Beans

Introduce your kids to fish with this salmon cake recipe from the food blogger, Johanna of Momma Cuisine and Kids Cook Monday.

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16 Reasons To Be Thankful You’re a Portland Parent

We count all the reasons we love this incredible city — add yours to the list!

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Philly Portobello Steak Sandwich

Looking for a delicious Meatless Mondays recipe? This sandwich is full of veggies, a touch of optional spice, and loads of flavor.

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One-Day Spring Break Getaways to Plan Now

No plans yet? No problem. We have 6 great escape plans, from horse-and-buggy tours to dude ranch visits.

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8 Things to Do in the NE Alberta Arts Neighborhood

Flip through the photo gallery to discover where to shop, eat and soak up the general coolness of this neighborhood.

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Gobble Up: 9 Specialty Shops for Your Thanksgiving Feast

We’ve rounded up some of the city’s best independent markets and specialty shops that can help you create a bountiful Thanksgiving feast. Read on for our picks!

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Where to Get the Fixings for Your Thanksgiving Feast from Coast to Coast

Get the kids involved in your gobble-gobble plans. Here’s where to go for food and fun.

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Salmon with Green Beans & Lemon Zest

It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe–place all of your ingredients on parchment paper, wrap up the bundle, and bake it for 15 minutes.

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Forks Optional: 3 Kid-Friendly Ethiopian Restaurants

Ethiopian food is kid-friendly, mom-approved and full of palate-expanding adventures. Here are three of our favorite D.C.-metro restaurants.

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BBQ Chicken and Green Beans

Do you think that quick and healthy are words that don’t normally go together when planning dinner? All parents are busy and need ideas on how to feed the family healthy meals that don’t take hours to prepare. The simplest…

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Chicken and Rice Casserole

We love recipes that can be prepped without having to turn on the oven. Even better are recipes that can be made with ingredients we have without having to make a special trip to the supermarket beforehand. That’s why this…

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Cheese-It Chicken with Cranberry Green Beans

Your kids will love crushing cheese crackers into tiny pieces as a fun way to bread chicken before it’s baked. Green beans and carrots are steamed and tossed with cranberries and roasted garlic for a deliciously sweet and savory side…

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4 New Turkish Bites That Leave Hummus In The Dust

Think Turkish food is all dolmas, hummus and baklava? Think again. A crop of new and established modern Turkish restaurants meld local, organic ingredients and classic dishes, creating some eye-opening Turkish flavors. Here are new takes on tartare, pot pie,…

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