Teach Your Kids Math with Cookies

Teach Your Kids Math with Cookies

What’s the best way to teach your kids something new? Compare it to something they already love—like food. Children are innately interested in exploring the world around them, but they can be a little resistant to anything that requires memorization and recital, like math. By using fun foods, like Mother Rucker’s Sweets Chocolate Chippies and Peanut Butter Oatmeal […]

Make the First Day of School Extra-Special For your Kids

Make the First Day of School Extra-Special For your Kids

No matter excited your child is to see their friends again or meet new teachers, the first day back to school can always cause a little anxiety. But with a few tips and some creative planning, you can dispel those first-day jitters and make your child’s return to school pleasant for both of you. Here […]

Our Favorite Dark Chocolate Recipes

Our Favorite Dark Chocolate Recipes

For some people, just one mention of the word chocolate can make the cravings set in. The reason chocolate can be so addictive has a lot to do with the effect it has on our bodies when we eat it. Eating chocolate actually stimulates the release of endorphins, which are natural hormones associated with feelings of […]

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

So, you’ve finally agreed to let your child host their first sleepover. What could possibly go wrong with a half-dozen or more children all ready to make your whole house into their new playroom, right? But, as a few seasoned parents at Mother Rucker’s Sweets can attest, it can be pulled off without a hitch with just […]

Our Favorite Popsicle Recipes for Summer

Our Favorite Popsicle Recipes for Summer

When the temps outside go up, the temps of our snacks go down. We call it the popsicle inverse ratio, and we at Mother Rucker’s Sweets use it as an excuse to make our own popsicles to beat back this hot, sunny weather. Not only is making your own popsicles fun, but they’re also better […]