Tag: kids

5 Healthier Lunchbox Picks (That Kids May Actually Eat)

by in Uncategorized, August 29, 2013

How do we make mealtime appealing to little kids but acceptable to us? With summer winding down and the first day of school approaching, I’ve started thinking of ways to make lunchtime fun and healthy. Here are my product picks. • Juice Box: Vita Coco Kids is 100% natural juice from coconuts blended with filteredRead more

Pork Tenderloin on a Stick!

by in Robin's Healthy Take, July 20, 2013

Sometimes getting the family to try something new requires creativity. Maybe it’s not the ingredients; perhaps it’s the presentation. Take these lollipops for example. My son Luke “doesn’t eat pork.” This from a kid who devours all the bacon at every breakfast buffet we encounter. I’d rather he eat pork tenderloin – it’s crammed withRead more

How to Reward Kids (The Healthy Way!)

by in Healthy Tips, July 11, 2013

My youngest goes gaga for store-bought donuts but I steer clear of my temptation to reward her with sweets. Food should never be used as a reward – or punishment. Children need to appreciate food as a means of nourishment and enjoyment. They should leave the table after each meal or snack with a positive dining experience.

Ways To Move Without Spending Money

by in Fitness, June 21, 2013

The benefits of exercise are numerous for the mind, body and spirit, and you don’t have to pay for fancy gyms to do it. Some of the best ways to exercise are free.

Feeding Kids: Sports and Activities

by in Fitness, Kid-Friendly, June 14, 2013

Stumped on what to make for the team dinner or confused about the best snacks to bring to the game? Here are tips on the best way to fuel your little athletes.

How All-Star Moms Talk to Their Kids About Food and Nutrition

by in Kid-Friendly, May 12, 2013

Famous moms First Lady Michelle Obama, Alex Guarnaschelli, Ellie Krieger and Joy Bauer share their strategies for talking to their kids about nutrition.

Should Healthy Kids Be On Special Diets?

by in Food News, May 2, 2013

It’s becoming common to see parents eliminating foods from their healthy child’s diet. But should parents make drastic dietary changes without medical supervision?

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