The Thing About Sunday Dinner In The South

by Laura Beth Peters   Imagine a porch filled with rocking chairs and people sitting in those rockers with dogs laying at the feet of those around them, screened doors pulled open and slamming shut as kids dash out to play tag with one another, glasses with perspired edges filled with ice cold sweet tea, … Continue reading The Thing About Sunday Dinner In The South

Four Ways To Have Fun In The Kitchen With Your Children

by Chika Gujarathi  Many of my friends have fond memories of cooking or baking as a child with their mothers and grandmothers. When I was growing up in India however, spending time in the kitchen with little ones was not a thing parents did. So in many ways, I feel like I missed out on … Continue reading Four Ways To Have Fun In The Kitchen With Your Children

Four Ways To Begin A Weekly Family Game Night

by Chika Gujarathi I don’t come from a strong tradition of family game nights, but thanks to a little board game called Ludo, my parents and I still have a good laugh about dramatic late nights spent keeping the peace between the winners and losers. As a child who grew up in a neighborhood filled … Continue reading Four Ways To Begin A Weekly Family Game Night

How To Go Device-Free on Family Trips

by Chika Gujarathi I thought I’d be cooler than this, but sure enough, these days I’ll often catch myself lecturing my children on how when I was little, we just played outside all the time. This proves that there are two inescapable parenting truths in this world: 1) We only remember what we want to, … Continue reading How To Go Device-Free on Family Trips

Three Easy Ways To Get Your Children To Eat More Vegetables

  by Chika Gujarathi It’s finally here, the time of the year when each successive trip to the farmers market gets more colorful and beautiful. The bounty of summer is upon us guys, and I can hardly wait to cook light and bright recipes that make the most of this season. Summer or not, however, … Continue reading Three Easy Ways To Get Your Children To Eat More Vegetables

Four Ways To Cultivate A Love Of Arts & Crafts In Your Children

By Chika Gujarathi I am one of those adults who, if given the chance, can spend the entire day just playing around with arts and crafts supplies. So when I had children, I naturally gravitated to activities that involved artsy things like trips to the art museum, attending craft shows and creating things with our … Continue reading Four Ways To Cultivate A Love Of Arts & Crafts In Your Children

Six Ways To Get Your Child To Bed On Time

by Anika Williams As a mother of a three-year-old boy, I’ve had my fair share of nighttime throwdowns. Sometimes it would start right away, and he would refuse to clean up his toys in order to stay awake longer. Other times I would get all the way out of his room before he would have … Continue reading Six Ways To Get Your Child To Bed On Time