Role Mommy on the Run
Many parents in this country are obsessed with their children's nutrition, and rightfully so! We know the sad statistics about childhood obesity being on the rise. Speaking for myself, I want my kids to have a well balanced diet and be active so they stay fit. Since school started this year, I decided to stop feeding my kids a sugary breakfast so I give them a hard boiled egg, banana and cereal high in fiber and protein. I want to make sure their brains are sharp, ready to learn and keep them full until lunch. Speaking of lunch, school lunch plays an essential role in our kid's lives and I think parents and educators need know what is going on in our school cafeterias. ... Read more
From the Blogs
I forgot all about polenta until I saw it in Trader Joe's yesterday! I was looking for gluten free dinner ideas to make a special dinner for my niece who is going out of town and I saw the prepared tube of polenta on the shelf. These tubes are so user friendly and can be fried up and embellished to become a delicious side dish or appetizer in just a few minutes. Try the following recipe and let me know what you think!... Read more
I don't know about you, but my seven year old son is obsessed with all things Skylander. For the first time in franchise history, Activision will bring the full console experience of the best-selling kid's game and action figure line, Skylanders, to the tablet! On October 5, launching day-and-date with the console version, the Skylanders Trap Team Tablet Starter Pack will give fans everything they need for a rich gameplay experience wherever and whenever they want to play. The launch also underscores Activision's continued commitment to delivering another meaningful technological leap to the Skylanders franchise.... Read more
My favorite sporting event is right around the corner and this year, I'm incredibly excited because I get to host a giveaway for one lucky family to check out Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the National Tennis Center. ... Read more
I don't know about you, but there's something about this time of year that stresses me out. Sure we still have one more month left until the summer is over, but that doesn't stop all those Back to School reminders that seem to be flooding my email inbox. As I contemplated standing on long lines and paying top dollar for notebooks, paper, pens, calculators and more, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that Walmart has launched Savings Catcher - a new way for you to save money while you shop.... Read more
Sometimes we forget the old classics when we need a quick dinner. I made this semi-homemade recipe that was a crowd pleaser and very quick to prepare last week when my brother was visiting and we were running all over town. I use Whole Foods 365 brand marinara sauce and grate my own mozzarella which is MUCH cheaper than buying it grated. Enjoy! ... Read more
Plus: Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Kahlua Ice Cream, Say Hi to Summer Thighs with CoolSculpting®, Creating a Healthier Next Generation, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Hummus, and even more in the archives!
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