Kids food & nutrition

6 holiday recipes both kids and adults will enjoy

The holidays are a wonderful time for family gatherings, fun traditions and great food. Every night of the week, most parents bend over backward to make sure our kids will eat dinner and enjoy it, but we definitely don't want to make chicken fingers and fries for a holiday dinner. We... more

15 Halloween party food ideas for kids

From decorations to invitations, there's a lot of planning that goes into a Halloween party for kids. Hands down, though, one of the hardest parts is figuring out what fun and festive party foods to serve. But it doesn't have to be. "For kids' parties, finger foods are best, and... more

19 gluten-free Halloween recipes kids will love

Halloween means you and your kids are bound to be surrounded by holiday-themed treats galore everywhere wherever you turn — from drugstore aisles to the classroom. But if your little one has a gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, it might feel like an especially challenging time of year, as you... more

Daylight saving time for kids: The best tips to prepare them for the change

Two times a year, clocks spring forward or fall back for daylight saving time (DST), and the time change threatens to wreak havoc on kid sleep schedules and parent sanity. In fact, researchers say a one-hour shift in sleep disrupts sleep cycles for about a week, sometimes longer. For many families, this... more

18 candy apple recipes

During the colder fall and winter months, we naturally crave our favorite apple, cinnamon and candy treats. Whether your kids are begging for a batch or you're throwing a fall-inspired party, candy and caramel apples are the perfect dessert. They're also great additions to a Halloween party or... more

14 things to do with pumpkin seeds

After you carve a pumpkin into a jack-o'-lantern, you're left with a bunch of gooey innards and piles of pumpkin seeds. Don't just throw those seeds away. Here are 14 fun ideas for using those leftover seeds — from crafts and activities to tasty treats. 1. Toasted... more

15 parents who can’t keep up with their kids’ never-ending snack requests

Name a more iconic duo than kids and snacks. We’ll wait. Whether they just ate, are sitting down to a meal or are being strapped into their carseat for a five-minute trip, kids want all the snacks, all the time. Don’t get us wrong, we love a salty, packaged cracker... more

20 best kids lunchboxes for school

Parents rarely enjoy packing lunch. But when your child has a cute, functional lunchbox, the task may feel a little easier — even if you still have to wash it at the end of the day.  From six-section bento boxes (with removable sandwich trays!) to lunchtime accessories you never... more