Snacks for after school

My 12 Favorite Snacks for After School

Just as our little toddlers need to eat snacks between meals, our school age children need to have snacks for after school to fill the gap between lunch and when dinner is ready. When kids get home from school, they are often hungry since it’s been a while since they ate lunch. This is the

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meal planning for families

Top 7 Tips for Meal Planning for Families

If you dread hearing the question, “what’s for dinner?” this article on meal planning for families is for you! If you’re a busy parent, the last thing you want is another item added to your to-do list. However, what if I told you that adding meal planning into your routine is one thing that can

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Immune Boosting Foods for Kids

The Best Immune Boosting Foods for Kids

What are the best immune boosting foods for kids? The good news is that our immune systems are built to work, and they already know what to do. It is our job to provide energy and nutrition to maximize immune effectiveness. While there is not one specific food or beverage that will immediately improve immunity,

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Holiday Sweets & Treats: Stressed About Sugar?

‘Tis the season where all the sweets and treats packed with sugar are everywhere.  There are treats at school for special holiday occasions, batches of cookies made at home, holiday events with family and friends, gift baskets, and cookie platters. All the treats seem to add up. How do you teach your child balance and

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