The Science of Baking Infographic

A while ago, I shared my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe...more

Date Night!

A couple months after our youngest was born, my mom offered to watch the kids so we could have a date night. …COOL! DATE NIGHT! ...more

How to Play with Magnatiles

Magnatiles are magnetic tiles. They...more

Relief for Really Bad Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is a...more

Frame Things Positively

This is a basic instructional tip that teachers and parents need to master. NEED. It’s very simple: When instructing your child, frame directions positively ....more

Alton Brown’s Granola Recipe

Granola: Great on yogurt, with ice cream, or on its own as a snack. Last week, I made some. Then I put some in a bag for my friend ....more

Steamed Whole Fish

I decided to cook Chinese...more

My Fails

The other night, a few of us got together to celebrate A’s birthday. You could tell we were all moms, because as we all gathered at the dessert spot at 9:20pm (after every last child...more

Hey, JoEllen.

Today, I was randomly thinking about how my dad used to cook dinner for us every night. (Of course, this happened as I was driving to get my free burrito from Chipotle for our lovely family dinner. Hah.). And I thought about how...more

Cheez-It Oven “Fried” Chicken

Who doesn’t like fried chicken?...more