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by Administrator | March 23, 2015 | Nutrition | Safety and Security

By Emia Oppenheim, PhD, RD, LD Playdates are a corner stone to building children’s self-confidence and independence. Play dates at friends’ houses provide a chance for a child to strengthen their social muscles in a safe setting.  But for parents with children that have allergies or those who are thinking of hosting a child with allergies, [...]

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by Administrator | March 19, 2015 | Nutrition | Recipes

Easy and Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipe: Mini Cheeseburger Pizza Pies By Liz Weiss March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme, Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle, was top of mind when I cooked up this nutrient-rich, kid-friendly recipe for Cheeseburger Pizza Pies. As a mom, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and family food blogger at Meal Makeover Moms’ [...]

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by Administrator | March 11, 2015 | Nutrition | Recipes

If you’re looking for some easy and healthy dinner recipes that the whole family will enjoy, then serve up one of our nutritious soups from our Grow Fit™ menu! These recipes are perfect for kids and adults, alike! They are nutrient-rich, flavor-packed, and will give you a chance to taste some of the fresh and [...]

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by Administrator | March 10, 2015 | Nutrition

5 Things You Need to Know About Toddlers and Nutrition by Maryann Jacobsen It’s National Nutrition Month and I could write about what foods toddlers need to grow up healthy. But the truth is there are key barriers to feeding toddlers for which most parents aren’t prepared. With the right information, parents can arm themselves with [...]

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by Administrator | March 6, 2015 | Learning Activities | Nutrition

Make dining out more enjoyable for everyone by giving kiddos this healthy food-focused activity sheet to work on while everyone waits for their meals! Click the image below to open and print the PDF:

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by Administrator | March 6, 2015 | Learning Activities | Nutrition

Create various activities with this kid-friendly grocery shopping list! Little ones can use it to spot items at the grocery store, or older kids can write out their own shopping list for recipes they want to cook. Click the image to open and print the PDF:

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by Administrator | March 5, 2015 | Nutrition | Work/Life Balance

I’m so over trying to get my three kids to eat kale. How about we agree that some foods—no matter how many times we offer them—aren’t going to get any love. And, no, I’m not going to hide the leafy, veiny greens in a shake, popsicle or brownie. I’m just going to move on. Yes, [...]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | March 4, 2015 | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

Like many parents of preschool-aged children, you’re probably wondering, What comes next? After all, there’s still a lot of growing and learning to do before entering elementary school. Let’s take a minute to explore some options, with these school readiness program offerings.   Pre-Kindergarten The Pre-K program offers substantial learning experiences in literacy and mathematics. [...]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | March 4, 2015 | Child Development

What is primary caregiving? It’s a system that ensures our classrooms meet each child’s unique needs, that each child is properly supervised, and that each child’s developmental needs and abilities are communicated accurately to families. Most importantly, a primary caregiver system also leads to greater levels of attachment, which is critical to a child’s growth [...]

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by Administrator | March 2, 2015 | Nutrition

March is National Nutrition Month! Kick off the celebrations by learning about some veggies that you and your kiddos can grow together! Growing these five vegetables is easy and it’s a great way to teach the little ones not only about eating healthy, but how to work together and wait patiently as they watch their [...]

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