Friday, August 28, 2009

This Week's Faves

Ashley: Here is a great resource for parents sending their kids back to school from FamilyEducation.com. Get tons of tips and advice on everything Back-To-School: safety, a busy parents guide to raising successful students, hippest school fashions, lunch box ideas, and much more.

Tracy: Tired of serving chicken nuggets and hot dogs? My husband and I love all kinds of food and really want to expose our daughter to many types of cuisine. Luckily for us, she has gone for it. Atypical kid food that she has tried lately and likes include anchovies and cilantro. Strangely enough, she does not like tomatoes or cucumbers though. Check out the Gastrokid Cookbook for ideas on how to make your kids fearless, unfussy eaters.

Kara: I have a new baby in my house! She's 8 weeks old today and my husband and I couldn't be happier (or exhausted). The dog, however, is not as thrilled. Our 3 1/2 year old Labrador Retriever has not quite accepted the fact that there is a new person in the house who is taking priority. All that time we used to spend loving the dog is now spent with the baby as Berkley sulks in the corner. Here are some great tips on how to introduce your pet and your new baby to help ease the transition. It's easy to forget once the newborn arrives, but our pets were our first baby!

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