Tummy Thyme Blog

We often talk about the importance of socializing children into family meal-times.  But what does that really mean and how can we apply it to create a successful family-friendly experience? As the term implies, family meals refers to the family...
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With COVID-19, we are literally in unchartered waters.  There is no one message that guides us as parents.  No one expert we can rely on.  So we are left to navigate towards a future that is still uncertain. In light...
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It’s beginning to sound a little clichéd, but this is a very difficult time.  It’s critically important for us to actively keep that in mind as we live through this event, especially as we see our friends crafting with their children or baking bread on Instagram.  We do not ask or even consider ‘optimizing’ time when we go through equivalent losses or hardships.  
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The freezer is often the place of last resort—both for frozen meals you can make in a snap and for storing foods you want to cook, just not right now. However, the freezer can be a source of great joy if you know what you’re looking for or freeze the food properly in the first place. That may mean you need to relearn some basic frosty facts.

Here, the most common frozen food myths—and why it’s time you stop believing them.

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The transition to parenthood is typically a chaotic and challenging time for new parents. Although preparation programs typically focus on the day of birth, the real work begins after the baby is brought home. Decades of research on hundreds of couples has shown there are very common stumbling blocks in the transition to parenthood, and there are also evidence-based tools that can improve couples’ relationship quality, improve parent-baby bonding, and decrease postpartum depression and anxiety. 
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