(NAPSI)—The next time you see kids at play, you may care to consider this observation from child care experts at Montana State University: “Play is important for children’s development. It offers a chance to connect with your child. Play helps your child learn the rules of your family and wh…
(NAPSI)—What your child eats for lunch matters, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here are five hints that can help you provide your kids with the midday meal they need to succeed in school:
(BPT) - With the weather cooling down it’s the prime time for entertaining, and if you want to host the kind of soirees that leave guests talking about your parties, you’ll need to get creative with appetizers, hors d’oeuvres and side dishes! However, you don’t want to get too out there — af…
(NAPSI)—Nearly everyone born between 1996 and 2010—Gen Z, as they’re known—owns a smartphone, Mediakix research shows. What many people don’t know, however, is that these young people are often as much into nature as they are into technology.
(StatePoint) Strapped for time? By stocking the pantry well and setting aside some weekend prep time, you can create a whole week of great lunches in just an hour.
(BPT) - You already know grapes are a great, healthful and fun snack, a sweet addition to salads and a surprise ingredient that can add flavor to a variety of dishes. But did you also know grapes can add beauty, flavor and personality to seasonal entertaining?
(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most Americans of all ages consume too few fruits and vegetables1, while the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that Americans fill half their plate with fruit and vegetables.
(NAPSI)—Football fans rejoice! It’s officially that time of year again, which means fans coming together to cheer on their favorite players, friendly debates over who drafted the best fantasy team, and, of course, epic tailgating parties. For those hosting a viewing party or tailgate this se…
(BPT) - Fall feels like a new year — new classes in school, new friends and new activities. It’s the perfect time for new meal ideas too! Put a new spin on family dinner favorites by adding unexpected ingredients such as California grapes. Change to a different pasta shape, sauce or cheese t…
(StatePoint) When brisk autumn weather makes you wish for rich hearty meals, let New Zealand be the source of your culinary inspiration. The country’s dishes make for delicious fall feasting. Think earthy meats like lamb and rich roasted vegetables, paired with juicy medium-bodied red wines.
(BPT) - Whether they're in a club or after-school program, play on a sports team or go straight home, when the school day is done, all children have something in common — they could use a good snack!
(BPT) - Are you noticing a golden hue to the sunlight, the earthy aroma of bonfires and a slight chill in the evening air?
(NAPSI)—This year, you can make singing holiday songs extra special—when you bring the joy of music home by purchasing a piano.
(BPT) - Leaves are beginning to change colors, kids are back in school and you’re probably wearing more layers than you did a few weeks ago. Like it or not, the signs are all there: autumn is coming. But that does not mean the favorite flavors of summer have to go away.
(BPT) - What’s the one thing every single human being on the planet has in common? Everyone has birthdays! In fact, birthdays are so universal you may think you’re already aware of everything there is to know about the annual celebration of your birth. Think again.