How to Get Your Kids to Clean the Playroom

 If you’ve ever heard lots of groans...or, quite frankly, simply see kids disappear when you tell them it’s time to clean the playroom, then you may find this technique absolutely useful and clever. By Nomi Nathan   When we moved into our home 5 years ago, one of the things I was most excited about was our playroom. Out of eyesight...

I Bet You Never Thought That THIS Could Be Great in a Sandwich

Hey, you might even like these Cauliflower Falafel Pitas more than the original. Two weeks ago I shared a recipe I made using frozen breaded cauliflower (See recipe here). I wrote: “I spotted frozen breaded cauliflower. My kids love cauliflower so I threw 2 bags into my shopping cart.” Now the recipe I posted only used 1 bag of cauliflower. What did...

Sunday Activity! Lag B’Omer/Upsherin Coloring Pages Are Here. Free Download!

Upsherinisht and Upsherin Coloring Pages on between carpools. Download free upsherin coloring pages
Are you still searching for an activity for your Sunday festivities? Download these free coloring placemats. Celebrating an upsherin and need a project for the kids? Or simply want an age-appropriate activity to commemorate the day (because, let's face it, starting a bonfire might not work for a three, six, or even twelve-year old). Download and color! The Lag B'Omer coloring...

Do You Know What You Are Spraying Into Your Food? Here Is My Solution

Do You Know What You Are Spraying Into Your Food? Here Is My Solution. I knew I didn't. So I turned the bottle, read the label, did some research and never bought another Pam bottle again.
I knew I didn't. So I turned the bottle, read the label, did some research and never bought another Pam bottle again.   I’ve used cooking spray for years, going through roughly a can a week between the scrambled eggs for breakfast and that veggie stir-fry for dinner. However, one day, after discussing this topic with a friend, I turned...

6 Ways to Avoid a Bloated Belly

6 Ways to Avoid a Bloated Belly. What foods are secretly causing that bloating? And what foods can combat it?
What foods are secretly causing that bloating? And what foods can combat it?   By Flavorful Fit’s Eve Scaba Many woman has experienced that feeling that her belly is just a little too chubby for that gorgeous dress. Many have held their breath and sucked in their stomachs to look good for the camera, But what if you didn't have to?...

 7 High and Low Tech Tools I Use to Build My Students’ Skills (and they can help your child too!)

7 High and Low Tech Tools I Use to Build My Student’s Skills (and they can help your child too!)
I see firsthand how technology can help increase quality of life, especially for my speech therapy students. Many of these items have multiple uses and are relevant for children with all types of needs.   By Tzipi Szydlo MA CCC SLP ATP Working with technology in a special education setting gives me an appreciation for the little things in life. The...

 Help Me BCP! How Do I Keep My House Perfectly Clean? Here’s Our Day-by-Day Task List for Each Day of the Week

Where to start? (Or what we’d probably prefer an answer to...where does it end?) A cleaning schedule can make it easier to keep up and keep your home pristine. This post launches a new service of Between Carpools called, “Help Me BCP!” If you have a quandary and think we can help, email or message us!   Whether you have help...

Admit One! Come On In and Enjoy This Carnival-Themed Upsherin (sure, it’s fun to look at…would have been more fun if we were there!)

Upsherin Party theme ideas.
 Event planner Shifra Steele plans an enchanting day for twin three-year-olds.   It’s his big day...but what if he’s a twin? Then sister gets to join in the fun and be the star too. Here’s some details we love from this charming and whimsical party.   Every wagon in this room is a different “station.” A dessert cart includes the birthday cake (complete...

Yes, There’s a Fun Way to Get Rid of Your Baby’s Cradle Cap

How to easily remove cradle cap from babies. The easy way to remove cradle cap is on between carpools now.
And it doesn’t entail using anything gooey or creamy or sticky If you’ve ever had a hairless baby with cradle cap, it can be a buzzkill. Cute little yummy thing, smile that makes you melt, big flashlight eyes...but then that scaly scalp. How can something so perfect have that flaky stuff on his head? In the past, whenever I’d spot cradle...

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