Christina Kamp

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The New CACFP Meal Requirements for Childcare Made Simple

Are you super overwhelmed by the new CACFP meal requirements for childcare that take effect October of 2017? If so, don’t fret, there is help for …

Why Teach Kids to Garden?

Today’s guest post is from a friend who has helped me in many ways along my journey of learning. She has some great points about why we should teach …

5 Steps to an Easy Vegetable Garden

Do you wish you had yummy homegrown vegetables but you don’t think you can have an easy vegetable garden? Vegetable gardening CAN be a full-time job, …

It's Never Too Late to Start Over

Starting over sucks. BUT, new beginnings can be a time of fresh rejuvenation and sweet sweet renewal. There is always a silver lining in every …

How to Grow Asparagus at Home!

Asparagus is one of my very favorite things to eat! I love it raw, roasted, or grilled, and I can’t imagine there is a way I wouldn’t like it. It’s …

15 Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste and Save Money!

<b>Carrot tops</b>: Did you know carrot tops and the greens of many plants are tasty and nutritious? You can cook them down like greens with some fat and …

Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas (Soup)

I love soup for dinner! It’s so warming and relaxing and there are so many ways to make it. Creamy, meaty, thick, thin, I love them all. I love when …

Learning

There are so many things we are learning from the garden. It’s amazing all the things the garden can teach adults and kids. It’s a great place to …

Ways to Make Your Baby Smarter

What can we do to help babies learn and develop? We all want our children to be smart and successful, but helping them develop to their full …

7 Steps to Growing Potatoes!

Have you ever wondered how people are growing potatoes? Do you know what happens to potatoes that are conventionally grown? It’s important to your …

Gardening

10 Basic Cooking Skills for Kids

The earlier kids learn skills to cook, the more developed those skills will be. Cooking skills for kids will give them confidence in their abilities …

Kids

22 Ways to Reduce Expenses for your Childcare Business

In childcare, we consume a lot! I hate waste. I hate wasting my time, I hate wasting my money and I hate wasting environmental resources. I can’t …

Personal Finance

Why have a Contract for your Childcare?

Here is an article written by my friend Tracy who also does family child care on the other side of Oklahoma. Good information for anyone starting out …

Child Care

Valentine’s Day Process Art for Preschool

I love love love Valentine’s day. I love letting the kids create tons of wonderful process art creations. When I spend time with the kids making …

Kids

How to Save Money on Groceries

Learning to save money on groceries or food in general has always been a struggle for me. I really love food and when I go to the store or go to eat, …

Personal Finance

12 Ways to Use Luffa Sponges You Won’t Believe

What is luffa used for? Is using a luffa good for your skin? How to grow and use loofah sponges and where to buy them. Luffa sponges are useful for …

Gardening

Helping Kids Learn to Get Along

Social skills come naturally to some of us and not to others. It can be tough to teach kids how to get along with other kids. Helping kids learn to …

Kids

CACFP Snack Ideas for Childcare

Do you need help with great snack ideas for your childcare program for the new CACFP childcare requirements? The choices are unlimited, but here are …

Breakfast

10 Super Healthy Smoothies

Do you need a quick healthy snack for your kids that they will LOVE! You can even hide veggies in healthy smoothies and no one ever knows they are …

Breakfast

How to Cut Down Food Waste with Kids

Don’t you hate cooking a meal and then feeling like you are throwing too much of it away after dinner? Food waste is a big problem for many of us! In …

Food

CACFP Breakfast Ideas for Childcare

Do you need inspiration to come up with great breakfast ideas for your new childcare menu? Here are a few that might spark some ideas in your head …

Breakfast

Eat Healthy AND Save Money!

Is it possible to eat healthy and save money? I hear people say all the time, it’s expensive to eat well. There are many reasons why it’s much less …

Personal Finance

Valentine’s day theme for preschool

Valentine’s day is a great time to teach young kids about friendship and building relationships. Social skills are the number one predictor of later …

Kids

Must Haves for Childcare Taxes

There are a few things that can make tax time a lot easier for a childcare provider. Childcare taxes are fairly complicated and involved, but you can …

Personal Finance

CACFP Lunch Ideas for Childcare

Could you use some inspiration in coming up with new lunch ideas for the new CACFP meal requirements coming up in October 2017? Check this out to get …

Cooking

Raising Leaders

Letting children lead others is a great way to increase skill levels and build self-esteem. Raising leaders is important for our future.<p>In a typical …

Kids

Bringing New Life to Your Home: DIY Kitchen Remodel - Curbside Overhaul- Tulsa, OK

A DIYers New Year’s Resolution<p>There comes a time in every homeowners life when they simply have an itch to remodel their home. A few months ago we …

Home Improvement