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Family Dinner Month 2012: Sept 17 -- Oct 29, 2012

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Celebrate Kids and Family Dinner! Great Giveaway Too!

This month is Kids Month at B4FD and we will have posts on the theme Involving Kids in Family Meals, In the Kitchen, At the Table, Anytime!  the Blog for Family Dinner team is excited to be partnering with The Kids Cook Monday, Julie Negrin of My Kitchen Nutrition, and Kia Robertson of Today I Ate a Rainbow to share advice and resources for getting kids involved in family meals.

In February, we will host many brand-new B4FD bloggers with 2 or 3 posts a week and will share ideas on cooking with kids, teaching them about good food at the table, and even encouraging them to explore their creative side after dinner. Later this month, The Kids Cook Monday will launch a new curriculum for engaging kids in cooking that we will share on Blog for Family Dinner. Plus, look for The Kids Cook Monday widget on our side bar for weekly recipe ideas!

We have two great giveaways this month: just subscribe to our mailing list or comment on a post for a chance to win!. Any new subscribers and all comments to posts in February will count toward entry into our Kids Month contest. Multiple comments give you a better chance to win! We would also love for you to join our Facebook community or follow us on Twitter if you haven’t already.

Check out the great prizes for Kids Month on B4FD!

Easy Meals to Cook with Kids by Julie Negrin

This is an easy-to use cookbook for creating fun, healthy meals with kids, with recipes from around the world. It includes many vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free options, lots of cooking tips geared to young helpers and beautiful full-color pictures.

The Rainbow Kit

Today I Ate a Rainbow: The Rainbow Kit

“Today I Ate A Rainbow!™” is an interactive nutritional chart that makes eating fruits and vegetables fun for your children! Consisting of a colourful rainbow chart and bright cartoon magnets this tool will allow your children to easily track the fruits and vegetables they eat throughout the day. These tools turn healthy eating into a fun challenge! This package contains the complete Today I Ate A Rainbow!™ chart and The Rainbow Bunch book.

Everybody Eats Lunch, by Cricket Azima, is an interactive board book with recipes from cultures around the world. (Ages 4 and up). Generously donated by The Kids Cook Monday.

To win: Just join our mailing list or comment on any post in February!

Drawing February 15th, 9pm EST:  A Rainbow Kit and a signed copy of  Easy Meals to Cook with Kids by Julie Negrin

Drawing February 29th, 9pm EST:  A Rainbow Kit and a signed copy of Everybody Eats Lunch by Cricket Azima, generously donated by The Kids Cook Monday

*Please note: Drawing entries will be added for new email subscribers and for comments made during February promotion month. If you win the random drawing, you will be notified via email.

Thank you Today I Ate a RainbowMy Kitchen Nutrition and The Kids Cook Monday for their generous donations and support of our Kids Month!

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