A Letter to My Daughters This Mother’s Day

When I met the father of my girls, I told him that having children would be the most important thing I ever did with my life. This baffled him because I was such a corporate girl, at the time. Shortly after we were married, I even went so far as to tell him that I…

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Optimizing Your Child’s Day at School Through Nutrition

You may believe that food has this much of an impact on our bodies or you may wonder at the possibility. You may be tired of feeding your child the same old foods. The age-old questions are “What do I feed my child to help them be healthy?” and “What new ideas can you suggest for my child’s lunch?”

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Proper Nutrition – Key to the Twinkle in Our Eyes

It is my most fervent wish that you embark on the journey of feeding your child healthier, dare to be different and then look at me with that zest for life. I’ll see the twinkle in your eye and know what you’ve been doing. I’ll ask that you save the actual lives of other children by spreading the word, or simply setting an example of health. One day you might be asked, “Your son seems so much happier; what did you do differently?” You might say, “I just learned how to feed him to help him reach his full potential.” If you can answer in that way, it is obvious that you are doing the very best you possibly can for your child.

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Preparing Teachers for Your Child’s Nutritional Requirements at School

Today it’s rare to find a place that hasn’t had to deal with children eating differently than the majority. Communication is the key to keeping your child safe in school or daycare. Don’t wait until the first day to discuss your child’s way of eating or food sensitivities or allergies with the teacher(s). You can start laying the groundwork as early as the April or May, prior to school starting. Here are 4 tips on how to prepare teachers for your child’s nutritional requirements at school.

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