Archive for the ‘ Parenting ’ Category

Building your Family Heritage with Recipes

Posted on July 19th, 2017 by Marla Schultz

Are you familiar with all of the various Build A Menu features? If you are new member, or even if you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you may not be familiar with a couple of the features-the ability to add your own recipes to your Build A Menu page, and share them with friends [&hellip

3 Ways to Serve Your Community This Easter

Posted on March 30th, 2017 by Lisa Holcomb

For many families, Easter tends to be more inward-looking than big holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. We attend our church service, cook a celebratory dinner, and maybe bring the little ones to an egg hunt, but Easter can also be a great time for giving back to the community with simple and fun DIY projects. [&hellip

Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Posted on February 8th, 2016 by Lisa Holcomb

Getting Kids to eat their veggies

If you are like most parents, you have the age old struggle of getting kids to eat their veggies.  There are ways to get those much needed nutrients into their little bodies without a battle. Need some ideas on how to get those servings into your children’s (or family’s) diet?  1. Readily Available. Try to [&hellip

Kids In The Kitchen

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by Lisa Holcomb

Kids in the kitchen

Do your kiddos love to help out in the kitchen but you find it’s more of a hindrance then a help?  Build A Menu recently wrote an article about this subject in the Molly Green Magazine and we’ll share it here with you.   &nbsp

Tips For Keeping Your Kids Fit and Healthy

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Lisa Holcomb

keeping kids fit and healthy

Do you struggle with keeping junk food out of your home?  Check out BAM’s article featured on the Teach Them Diligently blog for tips on keeping your kids fit and healthy

Caramel-Chocolate Popcorn Bark

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by Lisa Holcomb

What’s not to love about caramel or chocolate or popcorn?  But mix it all together and YUMMY!  This week’s Cooking With Kids recipe was easy, yummy and only needs 3 ingredients.  That’s right, three!  Chocolate, chocolate and popcorn.  Mmmm….. Start by melting the chocolate and white chocolate in separate bowls.  You can do this in [&hellip

How important is family dinner time?

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by Lisa Holcomb

using leftovers

When you think of happy families sitting around the table eating dinner, do you conjure up thoughts of “Leave it to Beaver” or some other old sitcom: The mother walking around in her high heels and pearls with a perfectly set table, perfect dinner and perfect family all sitting at the table? Well, let’s get [&hellip