An important lesson every child learns one way or another throughout his life is how to share with others. With six kids of my own, and one more on the way, I’ve learned many tips that have helped me teach my children to share.

If you’ve got a long day ahead of you, this substantial but easy-to-prepare meal is just the ticket to make sure you eat well. And if you know things will be busy, these breakfast burritos can be set up the night before and made in 10 minutes or less the next morning. From the book Mad Hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

We do most of our grocery shopping at Publix. Not only do they offer monthly magazines that are sent to your home for free, they also post recipes online. Whenever I am in the mood to try something new, I will peruse the recipe section for ideas. When I saw these and saw how easy they were, I knew I had to share them.

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As much as we would love to be at our child’s school and make sure they are doing their job of washing their hands, keeping fingers out of their mouth and not sharing food or drinks, it’s hard to see what goes on when we aren’t around. However, we can do our part to make sure we can prevent illness as much as possible at home and by packing anti-bacterial wipes in our kids lunches.