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Hilarious Emoji Birthday Party Ideas for Kids That Will Make You LOL

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Let's face it, emojis have become as much a part of our language as good old-fashioned letters strung together into words. They can also make a super (and silly) birthday party theme with plenty of kid appeal. Take note of this roundup of fun ideas to get your party started.

Magical Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

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Loads of shimmering sugar and rainbow-colored artificial food dye might seem like the key ingredients to pulling off a unicorn party. But we're here to tell you that you can still make your child's day magical without all the extra sugar and food additives you can't pronounce.

Jacques Pépin's Simple Advice for Parents: Teach Your Kids to Cook

Celebrated chef Jacques Pépin didn't set out to write a cookbook with his granddaughter, Shorey. He simply wanted to include her in the experience of cooking. "From the moment she was about 3, 4, 5 years old we started hanging out together, whether it was in the kitchen or in the garden or even at the market," says Pépin. His goal, really, was to involve her in identifying and handling ingredients, which he says is a great place for anyone to start when it comes to kids and cooking.

9 Vegetables You Can Eat as Dessert

Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:48

I'm not typically a sneaky chef. I'm lucky that, so far, my daughter eats the same food at dinner that my husband and I are eating. She loves "crazy" stuff like beets, parsnips and rutabaga. That being said, she'd choose a sweet treat over veggies any day, like most kids her age. So I'm not adverse to sneaking more veggies in where she least expects it—dessert. And, let's face it: a little extra veg couldn't hurt the grownups either.

Here are 9 ways you can turn vegetables into dessert:

5 Ways to Sneak Veggies into Family Meals

Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:12

Research shows that it can take as many as 10 to 15 tastes before a child will learn to appreciate a new flavor. While you may struggle to get your kids to eat their vegetables at the dinner table, there are some ways you can sneak in servings of vegetables without them even knowing it.

Here are a 5 tips and kid-friendly EatingWell recipes to try. »

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5 Secrets to Getting Dinner on the Table No Matter How Busy You Are

Get out of your weeknight dinner rut with these essential meal-planning strategies from The Dinner Plan cookbook.


My family is busy. Really busy. And I bet you can relate. No two nights are the same: Ice hockey practice, choir rehearsals, board-of-ed meetings, a friend's birthday dinner, math tutor, guitar lessons, a dog that needs to go to the vet. It's a miracle that the kid doesn't end up getting checked for fleas while the dog strums "Blackbird." Add making dinner to the mix and you've got a recipe for extreme frustration.

Cooking with Kids

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