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Aug 30, 2010

Healthy Mondays- Have a Healthy Sleep

Sleep: the ultimate school supplyStart the school year off right by getting your kids back on a healthy sleep schedule! Have them go to bed at the same time each night and get a consistent amount of sleep.Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health ...
Aug 27, 2010

Super mommy blogs and websites for families

I want to thank all the wonderful people who supported us in the Michelle Obama "Apps for Healthy Kids" contest.We won't know until September (no specific date given) who were the winners of the contest.  But we were in the top five for popular vote an...
Aug 09, 2010

Call to Mom Bloggers and Business Owners- Get a Free Banner on Our Hall of Fame, Support Needed to Send Chef to DC

Be a Mom on a Mission to Help Chef Solus fight childhood obesity and improve childhood nutrition!I am a nurse and a mom who founded a free, bilingual nutrition education website to promote healthy eating to children through fun interactive nutrition ga...
Jul 30, 2010

Measuring neck circumferences of children may be more accurate in determining weight problems

There is lots of talk this month about the accuracy of BMI calculations and kids.A new study published in Pediatrics is suggesting that measuring a child's neck circumference could be a better tool for quickly assessing children's potential weight stat...
Jun 18, 2010

National Summer Learning Day reminds parents and kids learning is important year round

June 21 is National Summer Learning Day.  There are events occurring all over the United States to raise awareness about the importance of continuing education during summertime.To find an event near you, go to the National Summer Learning Association,...
Jun 14, 2010

Fathers Day free printable cards certificates for kids - promote healthy foods

It's Father's Day this weekend and we have some new and very cute free cards and "Best Father of the Year" certificates for kids.  We managed to sneak in some healthy foods and messages in them.Holidays are a really wonderful opportunity because kids a...
Jun 11, 2010

Helping your children eat more fruits and vegetables every day

Part 2:  Anne Kolker RD, NourishInteractive.comDoes low fruit and vegetable intake really matter when children are young? Chronic illness such as heart disease, stroke, and cancer are usually concerns for adults. However, life-long positive eating habi...
Jun 07, 2010

Helping kids eat more fruits and vegetables

Part 1  (Part 2 on Wednesday, June 9)By Anne Kolker RD at NourishInteractive.comAs a dietitian and a mom of three young children, I naturally have a bowl of fruit on the kitchen table. You may think that this has always been the case. The truth is that...
Jun 04, 2010

Healthy summer snacks for kids going to summer camp

It's just about summer time and many kids will be off to summer camp.  It is important that kids eat healthy year round so their bodies will continue to grow and develop properly.  Keeps kids on the right track with healthy summer snacks for summer cam...
May 31, 2010

Healthy Monday - Healthy families start with healthy goals

Make healthy headlines this week.This week, have the kids help record your family's healthy behaviors in a journal. Then look back next Monday on everything you’ve done and set goals for the following week.Mondays are a great day to renew Family Health...
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