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Teaching Healthy Habits Early in LifeAt Home with Martin & Sylvia
The playhouse is a spaceship. The garden is a jungle. And the brook is a home to fairies and other magical creatures. Join Martin and Sylvia -- two delightful and all-too-familiar children -- as they explore the infinite possibilities of their sweet home in the woods. These stories follow the rhythms of family life through the four seasons, delighting in the creative endeavors and sweet adventures of the much-loved brother and sister.Listen Now
Stories to Lead Lifelong BenefitsBuilding Healthy Habits (for Growing Minds & Bodies)
Sparkle Resources, Recipes and ActivitiesMake the Most of Family Mealtime
Libby's Adventure Snack: Vegetarian Pemmican
Libby and Dish prepare for Libby’s outing to the city with their Adventure Checklist. All four items — including a Mask of On-and-Off Invisibility and a Shelter Cloak of Safekeeping — serve to provide Libby with everything she needs for the trip.
Sparkle Kitchen: Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
As it so happens, butternut squash — which is in season this time of year and so very good for you — has a trick that's quite similar to Sylvia's. Because of its golden color and creamy texture, butternut squash is very skilled at camouflaging itself as cheese sauce for macaroni and cheese.
Sparkle Kitchen: Superhero Smoothies
Whether you're an initiate of a secret society of superheroes or just an ordinary human, nothing can pick you up after a tiring summer afternoon like a refreshing, ice-cold smoothie.
Sparkle Kitchen: Rainbow Salad
If you’ve ever grown a vegetable garden or if you’re a member of a local CSA, I know at some point you’ve had this question:
What do I do with all these vegetables?