7 New Year’s Traditions to Start with the Kids

Because it’s a late night affair, New Year’s Eve parties are often for the adults. This year, save money on babysitters, and enjoy celebrating New Year’s with the kids! The turning of the New Year is a special, and often a significant time for people to start fresh or work on personal goals. Getting your children involved…… Continue reading 7 New Year’s Traditions to Start with the Kids

21 DIY Last-Minute Costumes

October 31st is an exciting time for kids. They can dress up as whatever they like. They get free candy. What’s better than that? And Halloween is great, except for the fact that parents have been running around, driving kids to school and sports practices, doing chores, cooking dinner, cleaning up after their messes… shall I continue?…… Continue reading 21 DIY Last-Minute Costumes

How to Educate Your Kids While Grocery Shopping

  We know what it’s like… grocery shopping. It can be hectic and arduous at times, especially when you bring the kids along. However, grocery shopping can actually be fun when you consider it a valuable opportunity to teach your kids about food and nutrition. By completing your chores and educating your children about food you’re killing two birds…… Continue reading How to Educate Your Kids While Grocery Shopping

The Perfect Post-Apple Picking Apple Crisp

One of the most wonderful activities that fall offers is apple picking! Whether you’re young or old, have toddlers or teens, apple picking is something that is fun for the whole family!  (And not to mention, the apples are delicious.) This past weekend my friends and I decided to take in the crisp fall air and go apple picking…… Continue reading The Perfect Post-Apple Picking Apple Crisp

5 Games to Add to Family Game Night

During the school year, it seems like everybody is on a tighter schedule. Between school, sports practices, and work it can be difficult to get the whole family together for some quality time. That’s why game nights are great. They provide a family with the chance to get together, laugh, bond, and be engaged in something that stretches…… Continue reading 5 Games to Add to Family Game Night

An Administrator & Mom’s Take on Smart Lunches

After a successful first year, German International School in Boston is entering their second year with Smart Lunches this fall. Our Regional Manager, Matt Ellis, sat down with German International’s school administrator, Megan Wells, to talk about what her experience has been like using our service. Wells has the best of both worlds — mother of a student…… Continue reading An Administrator & Mom’s Take on Smart Lunches