By Diana, Contributing Writer I'm always so excited to share a bit about my passions here at Keeper of the Home. Recently, I've enjoyed sharing a couple of posts on budgeting in real food and cooking with seasonal vegetables that both... Read More
By Stacy Myers, Contributing Writer I’m not sure about you, but I am very visually minded. You can TELL me how to do something and chances are I’ll flub it up every time. But, SHOW me how to do it,... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer When I was expecting my first baby, I bought so much stuff. Some of what I bought was all the "usual" baby care products -- shampoo, baby wash, baby lotion, and so on. All... Read More
Written by Rachel, contributing writer Are you working to ditch processed foods and put more real food on the table? This month we're running a series called Real Food Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Eating Better. Our goal is... Read More
Written by Courtney Dunkin, Contributing Writer Are you working to ditch processed foods and put more real food on the table? This month we're running a series called Real Food Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Eating Better. Our goal... Read More
By Mandi, Contributing Writer Are you working to ditch processed foods and put more real food on the table? This month we're running a series called Real Food Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Eating Better. Our goal is to... Read More
By Crystal Paine, Contributing Writer Ten years ago, when my husband and I were first married, frugality was a must. If we didn't pinch pennies, we couldn't survive -- or at least not without racking up a serious amount of... Read More
Written by Stacy Myers, Contributing Writer When our first daughter was born, we gave great thought to how we would celebrate Christmas. It was our desire to make sure she knew the REASON for the Christmas season. We didn’t want her growing... Read More
By Natalie, Klejwa, Contributing Writer Because we live in a sin-wrecked world, not everyone will be able to have as many children as they would like. For various reasons that range from unwilling spouses to physical limitations, our families will... Read More
By Courtney Dunkin, Contributing Writer Throughout history, many cultures have held celebrations of thanksgiving to recognize their gratitude for what they have. Most often, traditional thanksgiving celebrations have been held during harvest time in the fall. In the United States... Read More
By Crystal Paine, Contributing Writer Looking for some inexpensive and simple Thanksgiving-related activities for your tots, preschoolers, or grade schoolers? I've culled the internet and put together a list of over 31 of my favorite Thanksgiving-themed activity ideas, plus a... Read More
Everyone Eats, Everyone Cooks (and Why My 5 Year Old is Now an Egg Cracking Pro)by Stephanie Langford
Recently I realized that I hadn't been involving my kids in the kitchen as much. I've always been a big advocate of it, but somewhere around the time that I was pregnant #4, I began to want to keep things simpler by just doing... Read More
"Wow, you've really got your hands full." "Are they all yours?" "You must be so busy. I don't know how you do it." Since adding a 4th child to our family this past winter, these comments and many others have... Read More
"I know we should eat more vegetables, but..." This is a common refrain. I bet you've even said it yourself. Vegetables tend to be one of the most under-appreciated parts of the food kingdom, and sadly, one that very few... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer In my house, the beverage option is usually simple: water. It's always there, it's very cheap, and my kids know to ask for it (and not ask for other stuff). Of course, this gets boring... Read More
Picky Eaters: Avoiding the Dinnertime Dilemma By Raising Children With a Heart of Gratitudeby Courtney
Written by Courtney, Contributing Writer Picky eaters, finicky eaters, stubborn, selective. The notion of children being picky about their food is common these days. I’ve noticed that it’s tossed around as “normal” and accepted, even justified by some. Pop psychology... Read More
Previously, Mindy shared some fantastic ideas more specifically for toddlers and for on-the-go eating (no mess!). Now Stacy shares a very wide variety of any age, kid-friendly, whole food snacks for home and for traveling. Snacks are an important part... Read More
Written by Mindy, Contributing Writer I've never met a toddler who didn't like to snack! Who can blame them? Snacking is fun! Although I feel like it's important for children to have three nutritious meals a day, I also feel... Read More
Written by Diana Bauman, Contributing Writer September has been an exciting month for my five year old son and I. He started kindergarten and I became a first time parent with a child in school. My husband and I met all... Read More
I remember when I was pregnant with my first. I was working full time as an ESL teacher, but during my time off? I could put my feet up, take a nap when I was tired, make whatever food I... Read More
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