Author Archive | Darah H.

Favorite Things for Mom Raleigh Moms Blog

My Favorite Things for Mom

Tis’ the season in which fashionistas, celebrities, glamour magazines and the like publish their lists of “Favorite Things”. I’ll admit, I am easily lulled in by the slightly over exposed photos with pastel highlights and a dream-like glow. However, after reading about some of the indulgences, like a $60.00 tube of silky soft botanical everlasting […]

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Talking to kids about Voting Raleigh Moms Blog

Talking to Kids about Voting

Depending on the age of your children, there may only be 2 or 3 more presidential elections until they are standing in line to vote themselves. Seize the opportunity and start talking with your kids about voting, the electoral process and the U.S. government. Here are a few ideas to enhance the election experience as […]

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No Bake Pumpkin Treats

Pumpkin season has definitely arrived, as evidenced by all the seasonal treats and goodies available at the local food markets and grocery stores. While I can’t vouch for the nutritional value of pumpkin flavored pretzels, I can tell you canned pumpkin is actually fairly nutritious. Pumpkin is packed full of vitamin A (beta-carotene), which supports […]

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Tips and Tricks: Cooking With Kids

Cooking, especially baking, is a great way to teach kids about measurement, counting, fractions, sequencing, and reading. Additionally, your kids are learning a basic life skill. Follow these tips to make the experience even better (and a little easier for you). Timing is everything. Pick a time when you don’t feel rushed and you have […]

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6 Summer Reads for Moms Raleigh Moms Blog

6 Summer Reads for Moms – Beyond the Basics

I’ll confess, I’m a bit obsessed with reading parenting books, especially when I’m pregnant. I’m not sure if it is the underlying mother-like urge to prepare for the arrival of a new child (the same urge that motivates us to decorate the nursery 10 different ways) or the general sense of “Oh-crap! Am I really […]

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