Non-Candy Treats Foster Healthy Habits

A couple of months ago as my daughter’s ninth birthday approached, I thought of what treat I could make to bring to school.

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Healthy Breakfast On the Go

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As a teacher, I see firsthand the effects of not having a good breakfast has on kids.  They tend to be irritable and sluggish, and it’s hard for them to stay focused.

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Hocus Pocus: Make Healthy Food Disappear

A couple of years ago, my youngest daughter was diagnosed with low iron, a condition marked by extreme fatigue.

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Stress-Less Lunches: Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices

I  pack lunches for my daughters every day. I know it would make sense to do it the night before, but this is usually how it goes:

As we are rushing into the car, Abby will say, “Where’s my lunch?”

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