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4 Things to Do When Your Kid Sneaks Food
Found a hidden stash of cookies or candy? Don’t freak out! Here are four things to do if your child is sneaking food.
Your Biggest Baby-Led Weaning Questions, Answered
Hands off, mama! With baby-led weaning, your kid is in charge. It might be the best thing to happen in the high chair since the invention of the bib.
Is This Viral Peanut Butter Hack Smart or Silly?
Peanut butter sandwiches got you down? Try this hack that has the Internet wondering if it saves any time or effort at all.
Ready to Stop Packing Your Kid's Lunch? Here's the Trick.
Take a break, mama! Kids can pack their own lunches, or at least help. Here are six realistic ways to get them involved.
Double the Number of Foods Your Kid Likes!
Use her favorite dishes—even pizza—as a starting point on the path to healthier fare. It’s part of a research-proven strategy that’s worked for hundreds of fussy kids at one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals.
Eating Well: How to Makeover Your Fridge
Haven’t cleaned out your refrigerator since the Ice Age? Here's what to boot—and what to buy.

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7 Reasons Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is a Busy Mom’s Secret Weapon
This pantry staple can do a lot more than just dress your salad, and it’s got the buzz to prove it. Find out why apple cider vinegar is one of your kitchen’s most versatile ingredients. 
Blueberry Muffin in a Mug
See how to make this wholesome blueberry muffin in a mug. A few minutes in the microwave, and breakfast is served!

Secretly Healthy Slow-Cooker Molten Chocolate Pudding Cake

See how to make this decadent (and secretly healthy!) molten chocolate pudding cake in your slow cooker. Shhh, don't tell the kids it has pureed prunes in it for moisture and natural sweetness.