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Thrillist - Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites. Delish - How To Make Hot Chocolate No-Churn Ice Cream. Hot FM Mackay. Tastemade - Pretzel Snowman Cookies. Who's the peanut butter to your jelly? Everyone's Favorite: Peanut Butter Snowballs. Dance Studio of Maine night at GHOP! Black Friday Drop & Shop. Tip Hero - Easy Eclair Cake. 12 Tomatoes. Top 6 Wines That Pair Best With Your Child's Crappy Behavior. Epic News for Parents. There is a lot of science that goes behind deciding which wine goes best with your chicken, seafood or steak dinner, but what if I was to tell you which wine would go best with the kind of day you experienced? The data is out, and studies now show that certain wines pair up best with different parenting situations and child behavior. The world’s most renown wine sommeliers have released this list exclusively to us at Life as a Rambling Redhead.

Lucky for you, we are kind enough to share this life-changing knowledge. Parents everywhere are rejoicing. We just want what’s best for your sanity. Listed below are the best Wine Pairings for all stages of parenthood. 1. If your newborn baby had an explosive bowel movement, leaving your hands literally shit-stained from the yellow substance we call “poop”, we suggest chugging a glass of Riesling immediately. 2. If your middle-school child, let’s call her Megan, gave you non-stop attitude today and yelled the words, “You’re the worst parent ever!” Zucchini and Squash Au Gratin Recipe. 30 days of lunchbox recipes: No Repeats! - Peanut Blossom.

Back to School. Did that phrase just leave you in a cold sweat or fill you with glee? Packing lunches is not my favorite part of school. Day in and day out this task must be done and it is so easy to fall into a ‘sandwich, chips, fruit, done!’ Rut. That is not the most healthful approach and it makes eating lunch a chore for everyone. So this year I’m heading in with a plan! I’ve made a list of all the popular combinations of lunch foods I can think of and am sharing them with you!

So what’s your favorite lunch combo for the kids? Share your ideas in the comments below! P.S. Each of my menu suggestions have been tested on the Peanut and are as kid friendly as I can get while following this strict criteria: 1. 2. 3. 4. Materials you need, links to sources included: Cute and easy lunch bag: Buy hereUPDATED: The bag featured in my images is currently sold out but they do have 2 other cute styles available.

Methods: I have 4 presentation methods I rotate depending on the ingredients and food. 1. Kerri Rappold - Animal sounds. How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks: DIY Tutorial. We do not follow one particular educational philosophy in our house, but we are very much in love with Waldorf toys. Since before my son was born, I have been admiring the rustic and natural look of building blocks made of tree branches and pieces of bark. Just looking at them seemed to evoke images and memories of walking down a forest path on a crisp fall afternoon. Tutorial For once, I will not sing the praises of a scroll saw. For holding the branches while you are cutting them.

Then, of course, you will need branches. If your branches came from a living tree, it is not advisable to start work on them right away – you should put them in a dry place and leave them for several weeks. Once everything is ready, clamp your branches in the vise and begin cutting. You will be aiming to make many blocks of different thickness and diameters. Some of them can be additionally cut in halves. After cutting, you might want to sand some rough edges if there are any. What to do with nature blocks?

1. 4 Reasons Women Should NEVER Breastfeed In Public - Best Public Service Announcement EVER! Facebook. What Is Sensory Processing? Sensory processing disorder can be a confusing term. No two children are alike. No two cases are the same. Doctors and researchers are still figuring out the ins and outs of Sensory Processing, making it difficult to understand. That is why I am excited to join with my friends at The Inspired Treehouse, a group of pediatric physical and occupational therapists, to bring you this series on all things Sensory Processing. Understanding Sensory Processing I am not a therapists or a doctor. I am, simply, a mom raising a child with sensory needs.

I am, simply, an educator who taught in Early Childhood Education for 12 years. I am, simply, just like you. Each month, I will attempt to explain an aspect of Sensory Processing from my perspective. Sensory Processing and Its Many Names As both a parent and educator, I have heard “sensory” referred to as many different things. Sensory, Sensory Integration, Sensory Processing, Sensory Needs, Sensory Overload, Sensory Seeking Disorder or Dysfunction.