16 Weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave in Washington DC

Lifestyle, Parenting
Families Don Superhero Capes to Support Paid Leave in DC, Deliver Hundreds of Petitions to DC CouncilFamilies from around the DC-metro area are “suiting up” in superhero gear to support the DC Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015, which would provide 16 weeks of paid family and medical leave for...

Things Get Real With the Launch of #RealMomsTalk Hosted by Momma Cuisine

Lifestyle, Parenting
PRESS RELEASE – JAN 4, 2016 16:15 CST Moms across the country will convene, connect and converse via Twitter. Today, Momma Cuisine, Inc., parent company of the In the Kitch with Momma Cuisine web series and Great Everyday Meals Magazine, announced the launch of #RealMomsTalk, a bimonthly, hour-long Twitter chat occurring...

Top Five Money Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

Lifestyle, Parenting
Financial Expert and Book Author (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Ken Weber Asks: What the HELL Are Investors Thinking? According to a recent study on New Year’s Resolutions in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, spending less and saving more is one of the top five most popular resolutions people make each year. However, less than...

Free Kids Cooking Classes at @EatalyChicago, January 16-17, 2016

Parenting, Travel, Lifestyle
Photo from Eataly.comLEARNThen, send your kids to school and let them take a complimentary cooking class! Launching January 16-17, Kids’ Kitchen is a full program at La Scuola, our cooking school, running until March 27. The classes are designed to empower kids ages 6-12 to cook and embrace Italian food and culture. Taught by...

Dorm Tips 101

Lifestyle, Parenting
Dorm Tips 101 by KenmoreThe first year away from home will be full of new and exciting experiences, but there’s no reason they can’t bring a little bit of home with them. Home-cooked meals and freshly washed (and unshrunk!) clothes can still be enjoyed even with dorm living.Pass these tips...

Dine Out This September To Make #NoKidHungry a Reality

Lifestyle, Parenting
    " Child hunger is a major problem in our country – but it’s solvable. Through state and city-based campaigns, we’re putting a stop to child hunger by connecting local families with the resources they need to provide their children with enough nutritious food to thrive. Be a part of the...

Why It's Worth The Hassle to Take Your Kids Grocery Shopping

Parenting, Lifestyle
Kids Health: Why It’s Worth The Hassle to Take Your Kids Grocery ShoppingOur society has become so detached from the sources of our food that kids don’t realize their French fries comes from a potato or their favorite breakfast, bacon, actually comes from a pig. When typical American lives have become...

Bring Back Date Night with @Sittercity and Momma Cuisine

Lifestyle, Parenting, DIY & Tips
You deserve a date night…and we can help! Momma Cuisine and Sittercity are teaming up to bring date night back with a special offer for first-time users.Date Night Now is Sittercity’s new program that connects North Side Chicago parents with local top sitters, available for babysitting — in advance or last minute...

A Lion's Pride For Family Health

Parenting, Lifestyle
By Fredo Outlaw, Holistic Health Coach, Private Chef, Motivational SpeakerLet me tell you a story you may have heard before. There’s the lion and there’s the gazelle. The lion, even though being the king of the jungle, still has to wake up and go kill a gazelle. The gazelle knows...

Chicago’s Good Food Festival: FamilyFarmed = Family-Friendly #GFFChi

Lifestyle, Parenting
by Bob Benenson *Photo Credit: Barry Brecheisen*There are many reasons to attend the 11th annual Good Food Festival on Saturday, March 21 at Chicago’s UIC Forum. There is an Exhibit Hall where you can meet about 150 great food and farm businesses and buy their wares.  There are great demonstrations by top chefs...

Top Chefs Will Spark Interest in Pilot Light Program at FamilyFarmed’s Family-Friendly Good Food Festival #GFFChi

Lifestyle, Parenting
By Bob BenensonPilot Light is an innovative program, developed by some of the Chicago area’s leading chefs, that is helping Chicago Public Schools integrate food education and literacy into its students’ curriculum. For the most part, you are likely to get to observe the chefs’ delightful and insightful teaching lessons...

Purple Asparagus Presents the Kid's Corner at @GoodFoodFestChi

Lifestyle, Parenting
By Bob Benenson and Kim Nemire, FamilyFarmedPurple Asparagus — which will be presenting the Kids’ Corner at FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival in Chicago March 21 — is a nonprofit group that is dedicated to helping children develop good eating habits from the earliest ages.Unlike a certain purple dinosaur, Purple Asparagus is named...

Ideas For Those Lazy Summer Days from "Hey Kids, Let's Cook!" on CreateTV

Parenting, Lifestyle
‘Hey Kids, Let’s Cook’ Marathon on Create TV Set To Give Parents Ideas For Those Lazy Summer DaysWEEKEND MARATHON TO RUN ON CREATE TV SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JUNE 27-28, Fresno, CA, June 16, 2015 – The award winning PBS series Hey Kids,Let’s Cook! Is back for another summer marathon on Create...

Healthy oral development for babies #NukPacifier #NukKnows

Parenting
For the first time in 55 years, NUK® is changing all nipples to now feature the most advanced nipple that naturally fits baby’s mouth for healthy oral development! Every time I had a new baby, I searched like crazy to find just the cutest pacifiers. With my first baby, I didn’t realize...

Raising Money For Kids Food Education with Purple Asparagus Chicago

Lifestyle, Parenting
CORKS & CRAYONS IS PURPLE ASPARAGUS’ ANNUAL TASTING EVENT BENEFITING THEIR NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAMMING! COME SAVOR SUSTAINABLE AND SCRUMPTIOUS OFFERINGS FROM SOME OF CHICAGO’S BEST CHEFS!Purchase TicketsI am so excited to be hosting the 2015  Corks & Crayons event benefiting Purple Asparagus. Purple Asparagus is close to my heart because their mission to...

How Kids Benefit From Family Dinners + $75 @BostonMarket Gift Card Giveaway

Parenting, DIY & Tips
Recent studies link regular family meals with the kinds of behaviors parents want for their children – high grade-point averages, resilience and self-esteem. Additionally, family meals are linked to lower rates of substance abuse, teen pregnancy, eating disorders and depression. We at Momma Cuisine are complete advocates for family meals!Boston Market has...

Parmesan Tuscan Chicken at @BostonMarket #LogOutLookUp

Lifestyle, Parenting
I have partnered with Boston Market to share with you The Family Dinner Project encouraging families to #LogOutLookUp and spend real quality time with their loved ones around the dinner table. This is something that is so important in a society that is so incredibly fast-paced and where people young and old, spend...

@NikkiWoods of the Tom Joyner Morning Show Contributor for Momma Cuisine

Lifestyle, Parenting
“If I’m the Hardest Working Man in Radio, she certainly gets the cape for being the hardest working Producer. I can’t think of anything but good. I completely trust her judgment and know that she brings her A game every day. You can see (the) result(s) of that in the...

{Chicago} Local restaurant partners with @Common_Threads to inspire young chefs

Lifestyle, Parenting
Photo from ChefArtSmith.netChef Art Smith is well-known around the country for becoming Top Chef Master’s winning Top Chef in the series’ first season.The money he won from his winnings funded his charity of choice, which happens be his own, Common Threads. Common Threads teaches young, low income children cooking skills to help...

#MCShowLIVE {Premiere Episode Line Up} Kids' Healthy Eating, October 9, 2012 @ 11 a.m. CDT

Lifestyle, Parenting
The premier episode of #MCShowLIVE is finally here and it is so exciting!! We have some great guests and giveaways lined up for you viewers and we hope you tune in on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. CDT, right here on the website.Kids Healthy EatingOur topic this week...