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Pretend play

Pretend Play: Busy Day at Toddler’s Office

Pretend or imaginative play is an important part of a healthy child’s development and definitely a better choice than passive watching of TV or videos.

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Green Is the New Red for Valentine’s Day

Homemade dark chocolate hearts are a great way to say “I love you” without having to waste paper on the box. Happy green Valentine!

Storytelling Helps Young Minds Grow

Whether you use your hands, props or just your own creativity, storytelling is a great way to bond with your kids and get their imagination going.

Fresh Summer Salad and a Massage for Mom

Our massage therapist friend Cynthia joins us for an easy-to-prepare Thai-spiced fruit and veggie salad and some pro tips on how to relieve aching muscles at home or on the go.

European Chicken Garlic Vegetable Soup vs. Cold and Flu Season

When you or your little one wakes up with an achy body, sore throat or a congestion, first thing that comes to your mind is: What can I do to make him feel better? A few time-trusted home remedies can help.

Going Bananas!

Do you know just how healthy it is to eat bananas? We discuss banana health benefits. Then we suggest some healthy baby food recipes.

Making Your Own Yogurt at Home Has Never Been Easier

You know yogurt is good for you, but do you know which kind is best for your health? In this demo episode of Living Green with Baby you’ll see how easy it is to make your own yogurt at home.

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Entertaining Kids on Trips with Interactive Drawing

Long trips are a perfect opportunity for a child-parent interaction. An interactive drawing activity can keep an energetic toddler busy for a long time.

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Creative Learning: Fun Drawing with Counting

This interactive game is fun and educational for both parent and child and it even encourages kids to have a fruit snack after.

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Garden Compost 101: Basic Steps for Using Compost in Your Garden

Join Scott Meyer, editor of Organic Gardening magazine, for a step-by-step walk-through of the garden composting basics.

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How to Get Your Toddler Tired

Toddlers have tons of energy, that’s a fact. When it comes to tiring them out, the simplest things tend to be the most effective.

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Cooking with Kids: Sugarless Banana Bread Muffins

We’re making healthy sugarless banana bread muffins with two three-year old helpers, Luca and Egidio.

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Cooking with Kids: Honey Cookies Part 2

In the first part of this episode we made the honey dough and in the second part we are cutting the cookies with plastic–to keep it safe–cookie cutters, then baking them and, finally, testing them.

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Cooking with Kids: Honey Cookies Part 1

In the first episode of our new ©Messy Kitchen: Cooking with Kids series we’re making healthy honey cookies with our 2-year old mommy’s helper, Luca, who will be sharing them later at a picnic with his buddies.