Copy Kids – How to get your kids to eat fruits and vegetables

Copy Kids DVD Review

Do you ever wonder how other parents get their kids to eat their fruits and vegetables?  They copy what they see around them. My parents raised my brother and I to always try what was on the table.  We didn't have to like it but we had to try it.  I will have to admit I didn't always like that my mom made me try things but as a parent I appreciate it even more.  We don't cook different meals for our kids - they have to eat what we are cooking.  Sometimes that means salmon, veggie pizza, and other random goodies! Does it always work?  No, but they are more adventurous in their food choices because of it.  My son grew up loving avocado when I had never even tried it.  Now it's a staple food in our pantry and we all eat it.  My daughter eats raw onions, peppers, and just about any food you put in front of her (including sushi and wasabi - no joke!).  Just last night I made an asparagus pizza and there weren't any leftovers for lunch today. When I received an email from the ... [ Read More ]

Save the Bears with Yogi & the Sierra Club

Giveaway!! One reader will win the new Warner Bros. DVD for Yogi Bear which will be available March 22nd.  Details at the bottom of this post.  Giveaway ended.  Congrats @SaPsMama! "Hey Boo Boo!" Yogi and Boo Boo were regular guests in our house on Saturday mornings when I was growing up.  I was excited to see Warner Bros. release the Yogi Bear movie to theaters last year but with our crazy life we never made it to see it on the big screen. The Sierra Club will be adding their tips to help Save the Bears to the widget below. Click on "Boo Boo's Adventure Tips" and share a little fun with your kids including some tips on how to have a picnic inside. To enter this giveaway watch the trailer and leave me a comment about your favorite memories of Yogi Bear and his crazy antics at Yellowstone National Park.  Giveaway now closed. Bonus entries: 1. Like 'Yogi Bear' on Facebook. (1 entry) 2. Like 'The Eco Chic' on Facebook. (1 entry) 3. Follow @TheEcoChic on Twitter. (1 ... [ Read More ]