Tag: health-childrens-health

H is for Healthy: TidBit of the Day

| April 1, 2011 | 12 Comments

  You know our ongoing love for Sesame Street. Looks like Cookie Monster is helping spread HEALTHY cookies!

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Guest/5 Ways Edible Gardens Make Kids Smarter and Healthier

| February 17, 2011 | 13 Comments

Welcome our newest guest contributor, Alice Bumgarner, who is the coordinator and founder of the George Watts Montessori edible garden. George Watts is a elementary Montessori school near downtown Durham. Mom of two, Alice also develops the accompanying curriculum for this garden, which is actually three – a fruit garden and arbor, a courtyard full […]

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TidBit of the Day: A Wake-Up Story

| January 3, 2011 | 3 Comments

How to raise healthy children in an age of toxicity? Beanie Baby’s Zomppa debut! Join the movement at Healthy Child Healthy World, a great website with lots of information and resources. Watch this Wake-Up Story and sign up! A Wake-Up Story from Healthy Child Healthy World on Vimeo.

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TidBit of the Day: Open Sesame!

| December 15, 2010 | 6 Comments

I love Sesame Street. It’s how I learned English and Spanish and counting and how neighbors help neighbors. I thought the whole world looked like Sesame Street – people and monsters of all colors and shapes and abilities chatting it up. Source: Sesame Workshop So I was no doubt super stoked when I got an […]

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I’m a Snob: Organic Breakfasts of Champions

| December 5, 2010 | 39 Comments

Now that Thanksgiving is over and I’m at least 8 pounds heavier, it’s time to…keep eating. One of the best parts of the holidays is the mornings after…and the hearty breakfasts that will last you through the morning without stuffing you like the turkey did. The mornings after the football games (did you see the […]

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TidBit of the Day: Are Food Allergies Heredity?

| November 8, 2010

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El Greco…and the French-Fry

| August 30, 2010 | 5 Comments

Sunday was a truly an amazing day! I took my mother and my boys who are three and a half years apart (ages 4 years, 10months and 14 months) to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.  Our visit to this wonderful establishment was fantastic on so many levels and brought about so many first experiences. First,  […]

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Butterflies in My Stomach!!!

| July 5, 2010 | 13 Comments

I hope those of you who celebrated the July 4 Independence Day holiday had a great one!  There is still one more day to this fabulous long weekend.  If many of you are like me, I love holidays!  It’s a time to catch up with my children, reconnect with my husband, check-in with extended family […]

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Charleston Chew: Flourless Fruit Tarts

| June 30, 2010 | 23 Comments

For those of you who have been following, you may realize that we at Zomppa are hoping to transform the way we relate and *meet* food – anybody know someone willing to donate a bus? I’m not joking…. …in any case, as part of this goal, I have been learning as much as I can […]

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A Tasty Compromise: White Rice

| June 7, 2010 | 16 Comments

I cook white rice for my boys and they love it!  There, I said it.  Now what? As a mom, many times I find myself reflecting on the grandiose nature of my responsibility – Wow, the fate of this little person completely rest on: the values that I teach him, my commitment to reading to […]

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