Month: March 2015

Gluten Free Brownies

By Fiona McCartan
Peanut Butter Sweet Potato BrowniesPeanut Butter Sweet Potato Brownies

  1. Makes 24 medium brownies
  2. 2 medium sweet potatoes
  3. 2 large eggs
  4. 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  5. ½ cup raw honey (or best quality you have)
  6. ½ cup vegetable or coconut oil
  7. 1 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  8. 1 tbsp coconut flour
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Steps to Enrich Your Child’s Literacy Skills at Home

By Elizabeth Fraley, M.Ed.
Elizabeth FraleyHere are eight excellent strategies proven to motivate your early learner. These strategies can be implemented at home.

TIP 1: Evaluate which part of your home you would like designate as your “literacy center” and supply this area with developmentally appropriate materials and books your child can access independently at their leisure or with your adult guidance. (more…)

Overextended Moms are Not Healthy Moms

By Shirin Yadegar
Shirin YadegarOverextended, overscheduled moms are not healthy moms. If your iphone has reminders every 15 minutes to pick up this kid and take that kid to tennis, ballet and soccer you are overextended.

Our kids want us to be happy. Their faces light up when we smile. They won’t remember us as their chauffeurs who drove them around. They will remember the smiles and laughter they shared with us. (more…)