Book Notes: Faith Formation Resources for Special Needs Children. I reviewed two books by CatholicMom.com contributors David and Mercedes Rizzo, who draw on their first-hand experience and share their knowledge with parents and religious educators and show that special-needs children can participate in the sacramental life of the church, and their parents can and must feed their own spiritual needs.
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Cooking with Kids: Stuffed Chocolate-Chip Cookies. These stuffed cookies are fun for kids to make and a big hit in lunchboxes and at parties. What are your favorite cookie stuffers?
Chicken Pot Pie. Serving a crowd? This chicken pot pie recipe can easily be expanded to feed a dozen. Try a pot pie from scratch and you won’t want those frozen ones in a box ever again.
Meatless Friday: Teriyaki Salmon. This packet-cooking recipe works on the grill as well as in the oven. This is a great way to use those quick-frozen salmon portions, making it a convenient Meatless Friday dinner for those days when you can’t get to the store for fresh fish.
Diabetes Awareness Month: Why Cook and Count. This is primarily a recipe website, but it was born of my need to figure out the carb count of my family recipes so I can feed my child with Type 1 Diabetes and keep him healthy.
Learn the warning signs of T1D.
At Dynamic Women of Faith
Book Review: Stay with Me by Carolyn Astfalk. Read my author interview to find out why this is not your typical romance novel–and which characters the author likes the most. You can purchase this novel here.