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  • Heart Fish Valentine's Day Paper Plate Craft
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    Heart Fish Valentine’s Day Paper Plate Craft

    Valentine’s Day is only two weeks away! To prepare for the upcoming holiday, my kiddos and I have been making some heart-inspired crafts. I love using paper plates as an inexpensive base for craft projects, so my daughter and son recently helped me make some adorable heart fish. Both my children had a fantastic time […] More

  • Paper Plate Fishbowl Craft
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    Paper Plate Fishbowl Craft

    My daughter and I love making crafts together. I especially enjoy making handprints crafts because I can lock a little piece of my kiddos in time. One afternoon recently, she and I made a simple but fun paper plate fishbowl craft. Materials Paper plate Blue inker Orange paint Cotton ball Wiggly eye Beans Glue Directions […] More

  • Paper Plate Fish Craft
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    Paper Plate Fish Craft

    I love using paper plates as part of crafts with my daughter. For our homeschool preschool lesson on fish last spring, she and I made an easy but fun paper plate fish craft. Materials Paper plate Colored paper Wiggle eye Scissors Glue Directions Cut a triangle out of the paper plate. Glue the triangle to […] More

  • Homemade Salmon and Sweet Potato Baby Food in Silicone Ice Cube Trays
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    Baby Food Recipes: Salmon and Sweet Potato

    When both of my kiddos started eating solid foods at six months old, I lovingly prepared my own homemade baby food. In addition to plain sweet potatoes, one of the first food combinations that I cook for my son was salmon and sweet potatoes. Not only is fish like salmon great for the body and […] More

  • F Is for Fish Handprint Craft
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    F Is for Fish Handprint Craft

    F is for fish! Help your toddler learn about the letter F by making a fun fish handprint craft. Materials Green, yellow, orange, dark blue, light blue, white, and black nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some green paint onto the cardboard. Use a […] More

  • Tuna Fish
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    Eating Fish During Pregnancy May Boost Development

    Fish is a lean, low-fat protein that is high in omega-3 fats as well as vitamin D and selenium. Despite some concerns about mercury, I ate tuna and other fish quite frequently for the omega-3 fatty acids while pregnant with my son. Now a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests […] More

  • X Is for X-ray Fish Handprint Craft
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    X Is for X-ray Fish Handprint Craft

    X is for x-ray fish! Help your toddler learn about the letter X by making a fun x-ray fish handprint craft. Materials Black and white nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some black paint onto the cardboard. Use a cotton ball to spread a […] More

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    When Babies Eat Fish Linked to Asthma Risk

    Following one commonly cited piece of advice on solid foods, many parents opt to avoid introducing their children to high allergy foods until after age one or even age two. High allergy foods include eggs, nuts and peanuts, milk, soy, strawberries, wheat, and fish and other seafood. However, recent research suggests that not introducing babies […] More