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Nanny Week: Feed The Children By Meredith Paley

I used to be a PR girl in New York City at a tiny boutique agency. It was one of those jobs you have in your 20s where you meet a

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Chunky Chicken Chili

As much as Laura and I hear from other parents asking for ideas about what to make for dinner, we get as many asking about how to get dinner on

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What’s So Great About Beets?

You can’t really say that beets are a kids’ favourite.  Certainly there hasn’t been a bite of one that’s successfully made its way down the throat of either of my children.

Dinner

Slow Cooker Pork and Black Bean Chili

When Laura and I were at FASHION Magazine for all those years we lived in a strange fold in time. You always had to be thinking months ahead – because

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Roundup: Weekend Baking

I’ve taken the liberty to create a list of five reasons why you should bake this weekend. Sounds silly. It won’t after you read the list: 1. I know you’ve

Fruits

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

I’ve been reading a lot of pieces lately in the blogosphere about the complicated feelings some Moms have for their nannies. Whether they’re admitting to jealousy (great piece on Babble)

Interviews

A Quick Bite with Karine Ewart of Today’s Parent Magazine

We’re bringing back our Quick Bite with Karine for a couple of reasons. Number One. I find myself repeating a few of the stories Karine shared with us in it,

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Sweet Stuff: Ikea Silcone Baking Cups

I’ve mentioned before within the confines of this safe space that I have a crippling weakness for kitchen gadgets as well as knick-knacks that are just generally cute. If you don’t believe me you

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What’s So Great About Spirulina

Seriously, what could be good about slimy algae? According to the website Inspired Living, “Spirulina is a planktonic blue-green algae found in warm water alkaline volcanic lakes.” Yum. But before

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Kale Pesto Pizza

Scarlett and I have a regular pizza picnic night whenever my husband goes out of town. We throw a blanket down on the floor in the family room, put on

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