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6 Tips to Make School Lunches More Fun

On July 31st, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

1. Go Bento – The idea of the bento box is all about a balanced lunch that is packed up and ready to go. It doesn’t refer to the container specifically, although you can buy fancy “bento lunchboxes” if you want to get fancy. Bento boxed lunches are usually very fun in appearance while being..

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Kid of the Month July 2015

On July 24th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

This month we want to recognize both a swimmer and an instructor here at Desert Swim School. Griffin has been swimming with Desert Swim School since he was 2 years old and he and his instructor Kailey have an amazing relationship! Kailey has made such a difference in Griffin’s swimming skills and now also teaches..

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Five Family-Friendly Fourth of July Festivities

On June 29th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

Nothing says Happy Fourth of July like a BBQ and a spectacular fireworks show! Here are five family-friendly Fourth of July events that are sure to wow! Chandler Check out the City of Chandler’s 4th of July Fireworks Celebration, including a bike parade, free kids carnival, water slides and games, a rock-climbing wall, dunk tank,..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On March 16th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- The Kids Cook Monday   Quinoa Chili           This vegetarian dish is so packed with protein from the beans and quinoa, you won’t even notice it doesn’t have any meat! Cooking Tip of the Week: Draining and rinsing canned beans removes as much as 40% of their salt content, so it’s..

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Water Safety Tips

On March 10th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

• Maintain constant adult supervision and eye-to-eye contact at all times. • All doors and windows (including the doggie door) leading to the pool should be secured and locked at all times. An independent pool fence that is at least 5 feet high with self-closing and self-latching gate should also be installed all the way around the..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On March 9th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

Chili Relleno Casserole Via- The Kids Cook Monday           “Relleno” means stuffed in Spanish, and this dish transforms all the delicious parts of chiles rellenos (stuffed chile peppers) into an easy to make casserole. Cooking Tip of the Week: Rice, especially brown rice, can take a long time to cook. Save time on weeknights by..

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Summer Safety Splash

On February 26th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

Join Presidential Pools•Spas•Patio & Desert Swim School for a fun filled day great for the whole family! A great way to introduce everyone in your family on how to be safe around water this summer with our friends from Desert Swim Schools. Get tips from Gilbert’s Fire and Police Department and educate your young swimmers on..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On January 26th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Very Veggie Soup via- TheKidsCookMonday.com             This nutritious soup features veggies galore! Serve it up with crackers, croutons or a loaf of bread to round out the meal. Cooking Tip of the Week: By chopping all of your vegetables to about the same size, they’ll cook more evenly (and be easier..

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19 Activities for Sick Kids

On January 15th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Via- PintSizedTreasures.com 19 Activities for Sick Kids   Family Albums. I dust off the family picture albums and discuss any photographs of interest. Many of my children are interested in learning about the history of their family. Coloring Books. I like to have my child’s favorite coloring book on hand, and sprawl out on the bed with..

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The Kids Cook Monday

On January 12th, 2015, posted in: Articles, General by 0 Comment

Caramelized Tofu and Broccoli Stir-Fry via- TheKidsCookMonday             Garlic, soy sauce and a pinch of sugar create a delicious caramelized coating for the tofu in this recipe, which is served over brown rice. Cooking Tip of the Week: Many grocery stores offer pre-chopped vegetables like broccoli and bell peppers. Look for these..

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