Am I Ready? | Utah Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

Kobi Prettyman is the adoptive mom of two living in Price – and works as Utah Foster Care’s foster-adoptive consultant for Eastern Region. Each of us has our own reasons for wanting to be a foster parent.  It may be because you simply want to help children, you knew a child in foster care or a foster family, or you are interested in expanding your family.  Although everyone’s motivation may be different, most families wonder if it is the right…

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Taste the Fruit Infused Ice Cubes – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on June 4, 2020 Ice cubes don’t have to be regular bland ice. Why not jazz up your cubes during the heat of the summer? In fact, these are tasty, pretty, and handy to have around all the time when you are getting in your water. What is Infused Ice? Use fruit or vegetables in your water and covert to ice. To do this, you simply juice, dice, chop, or puree in your home high-speed blender. Next, pour…

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Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen 2020 – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 26, 2020 The Environmental Working Group is known to be responsible by creating the list of the most contaminated produce with pesticide residue. Knowing what is on the list each year is helpful to shoppers who seek fruits and vegetables and are unsure about their choices and their exposure to dangerous pesticides. The List Every year the EWG does the analysis of products by testing for the residue of pesticides. With the information, they then create…

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Radishes May Surprise You – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 20, 2020 Radishes are a low-calorie veggie option that can spice up your food and make for a healthy crunchy snack. The most common image of radish is the red ball kind that is called Cherry Bomb. There is basically no fat and only 12 calories in a ½ cup serving. They are often eaten raw but are also tasty cooked. A crunchy, zingy, and peppery taste is a good description. Having one serving of radishes…

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Where do I start? | Utah Foster Care – Foster Parents Article

It’s as easy as filling out this form… The decision to become a foster parent is a very personal one. You may wonder if everything you’ve heard about foster care is true. There is soul-searching and discovery about who the children are and what they need. And because every situation is unique, you will need questions answered about your specific circumstances. The best way to do that is to talk to one of our foster-adoptive consultants, located in Utah Foster…

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Pesto Pronto – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 14, 2020 How many times have you seen pesto as a fancy Italian restaurant and thought about having it at home? There are ways to have store-bought, but why not make your own! Pesto is quick and easy in a blender or food processor at home. You can make up some to have and even make a few more to put into the freezer to have later. Pesto can be used on pasta, salad, veggies, meat…

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Spring Cleaning Hacks That Help – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on May 7, 2020 Spring often means cleaning time in your home. The season for deep cleaning your home can use some hacks to help us get more done. Why not use many things we have at home rather than have to shop for new products just to clean? Here are some Hacks to Try Vacuum your rugs- sprinkle baking soda on the carpet and let sit ½ hour. Then you can vacuum away! Do the bathroom or…

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Meat Replacement Options 101 – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on April 23, 2020 Substitutions for meat are expanding with the increasing number of vegan and plant-based eating plans. The standby tofu, which is high in protein and calcium, has been used in chicken, beef, pork, and seafood recipes. Tempeh is another popular one made of soy, and some people say it can have a nutty taste. Now there are even more foods that used. Plant-Based Meat Substitutes to Try SeitanSeitan is said to have the most meat-like…

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HIRING: Part-Time Trainer Orem OPEN POSITION – Foster Parents Article

Want to use your skills to help children? This is the job for you. Utah Foster Care (UFC), a non-profit child welfare agency, is seeking a Trainer for the Orem/Provo area, Utah. Location; Orem, UTHourly Rate: $16 to $18 DOEPosition Type: Part-Time 10 hours per weekPosition Closes: May 1, 2020 Job Description: Primary job duties include but are not limited to: Assist Regional Trainer with training potential foster/adoptive familiesData entryTraining class preparationJob qualifications and requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Human Sciences…

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Eating and Bulk Buying – Home Gym Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on April 16, 2020 Healthy eating is a goal for many of us, but sometimes buying groceries that are fresh and organic also seems expensive, can burst our budget, or are not available.  Trips to the grocery store can add unwarranted stress in our lives. Doing meal planning ahead of time can help alleviate some of that stress, and by planning things, you can buy in bulk. Finding the food that you can purchase in bulk not only…

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