Kids Get Food Education From Award Winning Chefs at @GoodFoodFestChi

Parenting, Lifestyle
What Good Food Can Teach Us - Tasty Learning Opportunities with Pilot Light at the Good Food FestivalWhere did you get your food education? For most of us, it wasn’t from an award ­winning chef.  At six lucky Chicago Public Schools, renowned chefs Paul Kahan (One Off Hospitality Group),  Matthias...

Mark Your Calendars, @GoodFoodFestChi is Just Around the Corner!

Lifestyle, Travel, Parenting
The Good Food Festival is back and ready to celebrate its 12th year of local, sustainable, humane and fair food. Stop in on Saturday, March 26th at the UIC Forum in Chicago for a fun day packed with inspiring speakers, DIY workshops, chef demos, and interactive activities at the Purple...

Add Balance to Packed Lunches and Snacks

Parenting, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
(Family Features) When you supply your kids with nutritious and sensible choices, you’re ensuring a productive day in the classroom and beyond. It’s simple to make lunch and snack time fun by tossing in some new, wholesome options that add variety and appeal for your little learner.Add new foods to...

Momma Cuisine on Dr. Bob Weil, "The Sports Doctor" Radio Show on @WDCBPublicRadio

Lifestyle, Home & garden, Parenting
On October 25, 2012, I had the great opportunity to come on as a guest on a "The Sports Doctor" radio show on WDCB Public Radio with Dr. Bob Weil. Dr. Bob is very passionate about fighting kids obesity and he wanted Momma Cuisine on the show to talk about...

Momma Cuisine's List of Emergency Food Supplies

Lifestyle, Home & garden, Parenting
Images of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is all over the television and internet. The devastation and chaos left behind, with people scrambling to find food, water, shelter and heat begs the question, "Are you and your family ready to supply yourselves with the basics, if an emergency of this...

The After-School Childcare Dilemma By @FirstClassCare

Parenting, Lifestyle, Home & garden
Photos provided by First Class Care for Momma Cuisine.For millions of families across the country the after school childcare dilemma is something parents dread on a daily basis. What are the kids going to do after school until we can get home from work? Do we find an after school...

16 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave in Washington DC

Lifestyle, Parenting
Families Don Superhero Capes to Support Paid Leave in DC, Deliver Hundreds of Petitions to DC CouncilFamilies from around the DC-metro area are “suiting up” in superhero gear to support the DC Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015, which would provide 16 weeks of paid family and medical leave for...

Things Get Real With the Launch of #RealMomsTalk Hosted by Momma Cuisine

Lifestyle, Parenting
PRESS RELEASE – JAN 4, 2016 16:15 CST Moms across the country will convene, connect and converse via Twitter. Today, Momma Cuisine, Inc., parent company of the In the Kitch with Momma Cuisine web series and Great Everyday Meals Magazine, announced the launch of #RealMomsTalk, a bimonthly, hour-long Twitter chat occurring...

Top Five Money Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

Lifestyle, Parenting
Financial Expert and Book Author (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ken Weber Asks: What the HELL Are Investors Thinking? According to a recent study on New Year’s Resolutions in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, spending less and saving more is one of the top five most popular resolutions people make each year. However, less than...

Free Kids Cooking Classes at @EatalyChicago, January 16-17, 2016

Parenting, Travel, Lifestyle
Photo from Eataly.comLEARNThen, send your kids to school and let them take a complimentary cooking class! Launching January 16-17, Kids’ Kitchen is a full program at La Scuola, our cooking school, running until March 27. The classes are designed to empower kids ages 6-12 to cook and embrace Italian food and culture. Taught by...

Dorm Tips 101

Lifestyle, Parenting
Dorm Tips 101 by KenmoreThe first year away from home will be full of new and exciting experiences, but there’s no reason they can’t bring a little bit of home with them. Home-cooked meals and freshly washed (and unshrunk!) clothes can still be enjoyed even with dorm living.Pass these tips...

Dine Out This September To Make #NoKidHungry a Reality

Lifestyle, Parenting
    " Child hunger is a major problem in our country – but it’s solvable. Through state and city-based campaigns, we’re putting a stop to child hunger by connecting local families with the resources they need to provide their children with enough nutritious food to thrive. Be a part of the...

Why It's Worth The Hassle to Take Your Kids Grocery Shopping

Parenting, Lifestyle
Kids Health: Why It’s Worth The Hassle to Take Your Kids Grocery ShoppingOur society has become so detached from the sources of our food that kids don’t realize their French fries comes from a potato or their favorite breakfast, bacon, actually comes from a pig. When typical American lives have become...

Bring Back Date Night with @Sittercity and Momma Cuisine

Lifestyle, Parenting, DIY & Tips
You deserve a date night…and we can help! Momma Cuisine and Sittercity are teaming up to bring date night back with a special offer for first-time users.Date Night Now is Sittercity’s new program that connects North Side Chicago parents with local top sitters, available for babysitting — in advance or last minute...

A Lion's Pride For Family Health

Parenting, Lifestyle
By Fredo Outlaw, Holistic Health Coach, Private Chef, Motivational SpeakerLet me tell you a story you may have heard before. There’s the lion and there’s the gazelle. The lion, even though being the king of the jungle, still has to wake up and go kill a gazelle. The gazelle knows...

Chicago’s Good Food Festival: FamilyFarmed = Family-Friendly #GFFChi

Lifestyle, Parenting
by Bob Benenson *Photo Credit: Barry Brecheisen*There are many reasons to attend the 11th annual Good Food Festival on Saturday, March 21 at Chicago’s UIC Forum. There is an Exhibit Hall where you can meet about 150 great food and farm businesses and buy their wares.  There are great demonstrations by top chefs...

Top Chefs Will Spark Interest in Pilot Light Program at FamilyFarmed’s Family-Friendly Good Food Festival #GFFChi

Lifestyle, Parenting
By Bob BenensonPilot Light is an innovative program, developed by some of the Chicago area’s leading chefs, that is helping Chicago Public Schools integrate food education and literacy into its students’ curriculum. For the most part, you are likely to get to observe the chefs’ delightful and insightful teaching lessons...

Purple Asparagus Presents the Kid's Corner at @GoodFoodFestChi

Lifestyle, Parenting
By Bob Benenson and Kim Nemire, FamilyFarmedPurple Asparagus — which will be presenting the Kids’ Corner at FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival in Chicago March 21 — is a nonprofit group that is dedicated to helping children develop good eating habits from the earliest ages.Unlike a certain purple dinosaur, Purple Asparagus is named...

Ideas For Those Lazy Summer Days from "Hey Kids, Let's Cook!" on CreateTV

Parenting, Lifestyle
‘Hey Kids, Let’s Cook’ Marathon on Create TV Set To Give Parents Ideas For Those Lazy Summer DaysWEEKEND MARATHON TO RUN ON CREATE TV SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JUNE 27-28, Fresno, CA, June 16, 2015 – The award winning PBS series Hey Kids,Let’s Cook! Is back for another summer marathon on Create...

Healthy oral development for babies #NukPacifier #NukKnows

Parenting
For the first time in 55 years, NUK® is changing all nipples to now feature the most advanced nipple that naturally fits baby’s mouth for healthy oral development! Every time I had a new baby, I searched like crazy to find just the cutest pacifiers. With my first baby, I didn’t realize...