Eliminate Mealtime Woes with Kid-Friendly Recipes from No Whine with Dinner »

The addition of one wrong ingredient can turn a painstakingly cooked meal for kids into a disaster. Notorious for their picky eating habits, kids tend to make meal planning difficult thanks to their adamant refusals to come close to anything that even resembles a vegetable.

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LEGO Universe update: a brand new world! »

Do you know about LEGO Universe? If you don’t, here’s a quick explanation: LEGO Universe is an awesome MMOG (massively multi-player on-line game) that allows you to create your very own LEGO avatar, explore awesome worlds and interact with other players. You can learn more about it by reading my blog post about LEGO Universe.

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Ralph Lauren Baby Layette Collection »

Ralph Lauren designs classic wardrobe staples for all ages, but I personally adore what they create for baby. I love seeing their iconic styles and silhouettes made just for our cute little ones. Featuring a range of sizes from newborn to nine months, the Ralph Lauren Layette collection offers baby essentials with that stylish Ralph Lauren look. From body suits to separates, luxurious blankets to booties, the Layette collection feature timeless pieces you and your baby will enjoy (and hopefully pass along to other babies in the family!)

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BabyBjorn travel bed »

Traveling anywhere overnight with a baby makes for a lot of prep work and schlepping. Since my other daughter is a teenager now, I barely remember having to pack her up for vacation. These days I just remind her to pack her toothbrush. Now that I’m back to living life with a baby, I’m reminded of the stress that accompanies packing up for an overnight stay.

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Gaggle of Chicks »

Moms spend a lot of time shopping. Whether for clothing, school supplies, toys or groceries, shopping takes up much of our time and money. Around the holiday season, the hassle of maneuvering through crowds and standing in endless lines saps the fun out of hitting the stores, making it feel like just another chore on our to-do list.

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Giada De Laurentiis for Target »

I’ve been in a cooking rut lately. I don’t know if it’s my pregnancy, my picky toddler or lack of inspiration, but I’m just not in to it. I’ve had these moments before and I’ve generally jolted myself out of the rut by flipping through recipe books or watching Food Network for a couple of hours. That’s just not happening right now.

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Win a Baby Einstein Discovery Kit! »

When my son Gavin turned six months old a few weeks ago, I quickly noticed a change in him. Busy, busy, busy best sums it up! From pulling, clawing and chewing anything he can get his hands on (including me!) or rolling and reaching on the floor desperately trying to figure out how to crawl, it is purely awesome to watch him discover the world around him. I forgot how much I love this stage – not too mobile - but so interactive and curious. I can’t get enough!

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Review and Giveaway: Michael Symon’s New Cookbook and a Delicious Pork Recipe From His Childhood »

This holiday, why not take a break from filling up on turkey and tryptophan and indulge in the other white meat: pork. The National Pork Board and Chef Michael Symon have created amazing recipes perfect for holiday celebrations bursting with savory seasonal flavors. From cinnamon to pumpkin, Chef Symon’s recipes include flavors that everyone will enjoy and techniques that enhance the taste and texture of your dish.

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Pure Dark Review and Giveaway: Finally I Know Why Chocolate Has Been Touted as a Mood Lifter! »

A number of years ago while hanging out with fellow Moms watching our girls play soccer for Newton, I found myself in conversation with my friend Naomi who when not cheering on the soccer strikers worked as a medical researcher at Harvard. She confided to me in a whisper: “We’re on to something big - dark chocolate has health benefits we’re only beginning to realize.”

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Take the stage with clickR skin care! »

With so many beauty products on the market, walking down the skin care aisle at your local drug store can be intimidating and overwhelming. In my mind, one thing in particular stands out about new line from ClickR - it works to nourish your skin naturally, without harmful chemicals.

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FlingSmash Wii Game Review »

Technology continues to develop, and to get ahead of competitors companies need to stay updated on the latest advancements. To create more interactive video games, companies made games more virtual, forcing the player to move around while playing. Wii helped start this phenomenon and has now further developed its remotes and sensors.

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