Category: Nutrition

The art of snacking

Is snacking healthy?? Do kids need to snack?? What is a good snack?? These are some questions that may come to mind when your child says to you, “I want a snack.”  In our house, I often hear Edward saying, … Continue reading

Going orange

I love the color orange.  It is bright, cheery and yummy.  This season, orange is one of those colors I enjoy spotting on the trees during my commute. Yummy orange…I don’t mean citrus oranges, candy corns or circus peanuts.  I … Continue reading

Nine tips on the art of mindful eating for kids

Take a moment and think about your answers to these questions: Do you eat in front of the TV? Do you dash-board-dine (eat in your car)? Do you eat out of a bag? Do you drink calorie filled drinks all … Continue reading

Our home-made school lunches

A few weeks ago I talked about the dilemma between packing or not packing school lunches. During the school year, we look at the menu on Sunday and Patrick is allowed to pack 2 times weekly, if he chooses to.  … Continue reading

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