Member Login
Blog Categories
Follow Us

Family Meals

Jun 26, 2009

Don't let summer be an excuse for kids to miss breakfast- easy healthy breakfast tips

During summertime, it can be easy to fall out of some healthy habits - like making sure your child eats breakfast every morning. Perhaps with kids sleeping in or going to camp, it is throwing your morning routine out the window!Here are some easy, tim...
Apr 29, 2009

Family Mealtime Proves to Be a Powerful Activity on Kids Healthy Habits

Sometimes I am asked, what is the one most important habit I can change that will make a difference in my child's health. That is not an easy one to answer, because I start to think about vegetables, healthy snacking, portion sizes, daily fitness.But ...
Mar 13, 2009

Another reason family meals promote a healthy family

We have all heard this so many times: It takes about twenty minutes for our stomachs to feel full But after a busy day, rushing around, it is easy for us to scarf our meal down in 10 minutes flat. My husband can do 5!But eating that fast, doesn't ...
Feb 16, 2009

Foods that have almost zero value- it may surprise you!

I just read a list of the 50 most popular foods that have almost zero nutrition value. Chances are you have some of these foods in your cupboard. I am not saying absolutely eliminate this from your child's diet but instead, it is good to be aware. Th...
Feb 09, 2009

Children's nutrition- eating healthy foods helps children to improve their grades!

Sometimes we get too focused on childhood obesity and we may end up sending the wrong message. Parents whose child(ren) are not overweight may think that the message about healthy eating, the importance of daily exercise and a balanced meal are not mea...
Oct 15, 2008

Family Nutrition: Kids Cereals Still High in Sugar

Consumer Report has released a report about the nutrition of cereals.Here is what they reported: that some of the most sugary cereals, over 40% and over 50% in sugar, are heavily marketing to kids Are we surprised to find that the high sugar food...
Oct 13, 2008

Healthy Family Nutrition Tips- Help your child to eat more fruit

A great deal of children get their fruit servings from juice. While 100% juice is good and full of vitamins, the problem is there is a lot of sugar. And your child could be getting the same servings with so much less calories.I know. Can't we just b...
Oct 13, 2008

Healthy Monday: Healthy Breakfast Tips- Don't let the kids run on empty

Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will find some healthy tip to help your family start the week off on a Healthy Note!Don't let your kids run on empty! Kids who skip breakfast don't save calories they feel sluggish ...
Sep 08, 2008

Healthy Monday- Eat A Healthy Breakfast For Success

Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health vows. Every Monday, you will find some healthy tip to help your family start the week off on a Healthy Note!Set your child up for a successful school week, by making sure they eat breakfast everyday!I know...
Sep 05, 2008

Family Nutrition: Phelps promotes Frosted Flakes but is it really Grrrrreat for kids?!?

Phelps was certainly one of my favorites from the Olympics and thought a great example for kids. But lately there has been a great deal of controversy following his decision to endorse Frosted Flakes. He will be appearing on their box in the next we...
The photos displayed on this website were purchased legally from,, and All clipart displayed on this website is the exclusive property of