Family Nutrition Blog
Our blog ‘Nourishing Thoughts’ keeps families informed on current nutrition news, fun kid-friendly nutrition tips to encourage healthy food, nutrition, and exercise choices, nutrition articles, and interactive tools for parents. Our healthy nutrition blog is for parents, teachers, and everyone who is interested in kids' health and nutrition.
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I am a nurse and a mother of two. I am also the founder of Nourish Interactive. I am very concerned about the health and well being of our children. I started the Nourishing Thoughts Blog so that I could help parents keep up on the latest trends in children’s nutrition and exercise.
I know that much like reading and writing is the foundation for learning, nutrition is the foundation for healthy children. But with so many new studies, products and trends constantly being reported it is hard to keep up. I just want to make it a little easier for parents by doing some of the legwork and providing you with up to date information.
I like this cute infographic that promotes healthy eating tips for the holidays. So I thought I would share it with you. Enjoy.
It is the simple, small changes that add up to a healthier family!
I took my grandson to see Santa Claus today at the mall. It was so cute seeing all the children anxiously waiting in line to talk with Santa and take their picture. It is such a wonderful holiday tradition.
While you are taking your kids to ...
it's holiday season and that means eggnog! And of course, December is National eggnog month! ( I will be referencing nonalcoholic eggnog)
Many people enjoy eggnog as part of their festivities like when they decorate their tree or come back from...
It is the holiday season and families around the world will be busy decorating their tree this week. I know we are going to be decorating our tree this Friday. Sometimes with the rush of the holiday season, we are in hurry to get all these "holida...
This week is national Handwashing Awareness week.
We want to take a moment to recognize the importance of this week because it is the number one health habit that can prevent the spread of disease like the flu and food poisoning.
There are t...
From Chef Solus and the staff at
We want to wish you a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving Day.
Thanksgiving Printables for kids
Cornucopia Healthy Foods Activity Fun and Colorin...
It's holiday cooking time and here is a special My Plate infographic that highlights the steps to a healthy holiday feast!
It is amazing how just a few simple changes can make a huge difference in fat, sugar and calorie consumption.
Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving is easier than you think. With a little bit of planning, food safety tips, recipes substitutes and portion control, you don't have to be a stuffed turkey!
Planning Tips For Busy Parents During Thanksgiving
I just realized that I have got to do some major shopping this weekend (and cleaning) for Thanksgiving. How did it sneak up so fast?
Well, my next few blogs will focus on keys to having a healthy Thanksgiving Day celebration with your family.
American Education Week is a reminder to all of us about the importance of education to our children and to our country's future.
Today, as part of that week is a special day that highlights our appreciation for the education support profes...