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Thanksgiving Side Dishes Kids Will Actually Like

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Katie Workman lives in New York City with her husband and two boys, Jack and Charlie. By day she is the Editor-in Chief of the soon-to-be launched recipe website, Cookstr.com. Her posts ...

Outgrowing the Kids' Table

I'm sure you remember as a kid sitting with all your sisters, brothers, and/or cousins at the kids table for your holiday meal. Most kids were fine with it, especially if it was, say, Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve when the...

Stick it to me - Kid-friendly chicken

Welcome to Dishing it Out, ParentDish's weekly food column. Katie Workman lives in New York City with her husband and two boys, Jack and Charlie. By day she is the Editor-in Chief of the soon-to-be launched recipe website, Cookstr.com. Her posts wil...

DailyDish - Let the kids do dinner

Give yourself a night off without having to pay for take-out....

DailyDish - English muffin mini-pizzas

Cooking with kids can be fun, easy and nutritious! Start with mini-pizzas....

Kate Moss bribes her daughter to eat her vegetables

Kate Moss seems to have a few tricks up her designer sleeve when it comes to getting her daughter to eat her vegetables. The supermodel tells Glenn O'Brien in September's Interview magazine that she bribes her child into eating the less desirable foo...

Stress-free weeknights

It's 6:00 on a weeknight -- do you know where dinner is? Or where your sixth grader's homework is? How about the clean laundry? Or your sanity? Weeknights can be a nightmare, especially when the kids are in school, because suddenly there's so much to...

Would you take your kids to Costa Rica?

When I was a kid, everyone took their family vacation to Florida. Sure, some opted for California, where there is a Disney Land and other beaches, but for the most part everyone went to Florida with their kids. As we've gotten older, and the Intern...

I had dinner with another woman - and it was wonderful

We almost always have dinner together with the whole family -- Rachel, Jared, Sara, Ezra, and I -- and plan to continue doing so as long as the kids are still living with us. That's the way my folks did it and I think there are definite benefits to s...

DailyDish - Don't let teens off the hook

Teenagers have lots on their plates, but don't let that be an excuse for skipping chores. ...

When you can't get a sitter

Ever have one of those nights? You really need to get out of the house, perhaps spend some time with your spouse, significant other or just yourself, but you can't get a sitter. Or, maybe you had a sitter and he/she bailed on you at the last minut...

Kids' meals unhealthy

Newsflash--what you're feeding your children when you take them out to dinner is not healthy! A new report says that kids meals at top chain restaurants are full of salt, fat and calories. The restaurants in question are the likes of McDonald's, Tac...

But, is it worth getting a babysitter?

On Friday night my husband and I hired a babysitter so we could go see Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. (Check out our review here.) We joined some other friends of ours who also have a baby and used the same sitter. In addition,...

Babysitter etiquette

You might remember that I was faced with the dilemma of choosing between taking the kids to the Railroad museum and going to a dinner party with some folks I used to work with. Well, Rachel pointed out that Monday the 31st of March is Cesar Chavez da...

Saturday night date night - at home

Ever since Jared was born, Rachel and I haven't had much opportunity to go out together, just the two of us. The number of times we've gone out, sans kids, can be counted on one hand. So far this year, however, we've gone out twice, and I think we're...

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