Hot Healing Lemonade for Sick Kids

One thing I never fully understood before having kids is how often they get sick, and what it involves! It usually starts with an exceptionally cranky child and some exciting…

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Healthier Mashed Potato

Through the years I have tried many different approaches to making one of my very favorite foods, mashed potatoes, a little healthier. Most of my creations have been mediocre, trying…

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Gluten-Free for Kids

Getting the news that your child needs a gluten free diet  probably sends most parents into panic mode.  Luckily, there has never been a better time to be gluten-free for…

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Wagon Wheel Pasta

  Description Use whole wheat pasta over white for more fiber, protein, and phytonutrients in this dish!  If you currently use white pasta regularly, and want to try whole wheat,…

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Yogurt in an Ice Cream Cone

Description With protein to keep the kiddos full for a while, and a fun presentation, this is one of our favorite snacks for kids!   Ingredients Ice cream cone (cake…

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How to Freeze Berries

Description In the summer when berries are cheap and delicious, buy some extra and freeze to enjoy when the sweetness of summer is long gone!  Use this method so you don't end up with…

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4 Ways to Help Raise Your Child’s IQ

Kidamentals is reprinting this blog with the permission of Daniel Willingham at www.danielwillingham.com/ Daniel Willingham earned his B.A. from Duke University in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Harvard…

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August is ‘Kids Eat Right’ Month

Kidamentals strives to enable parents to quickly and simply find the information they are looking for. Given the vast amount of information on the internet now, it can be hard to find…

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Five Kid-Friendly Salads

While I love salad, I have struggled to figure out how to get my kids to share that feeling! They still frown on “combination” foods, which I define as anything…

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