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Healthy Lunchbox Ideas For Summer Camp

Summer has barely begun and I’m already  hearing grumbling about healthy lunchbox ideas for day campers. I get it.  I empathize.  I make lunches all year too and it can get daunting.  My kids are old enough now that they are away at camp, so I get a pass with breakfast, lunch and dinners but I’ve been… Read This Entry »

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Get your kids to eat veggies!

A big challenge for many parents is getting kids to eat veggies, especially when they reach that lovely “I won’t eat anything green or red or…” phase. But before you get desperate and succumb to serving French fries and justifying ketchup as a vegetable, here is some good news! Researchers from the University of Alberta… Read This Entry »

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Banana Pops

INGREDIENTS Popsicle sticks Ripe bananas Dark chocolate Sprinkles or chopped nuts DIRECTIONS Peel bananas and cut in half (horizontally). Put popsicle stick in one end and freeze for a few hours or over night. Melt dark chocolate in microwave or over a double boiler. Dip banana in melted chocolate, then roll in sprinkles or chopped… Read This Entry »

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Healthy Kids Snacks While Traveling

Just about packed up for a holiday getaway with the fam? Don’t zip the bags yet! Start your vacation off on the right foot by prepping some healthy snacks to throw in next to the goggles. Instead of relying on airplane/airport food, fast-food chains and gas stations, take 10 extra minutes to pack non-perishable, healthy snacks for… Read This Entry »

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Go Celtics!

Getting kids involved in after school sports is key in building happy, healthy, confident kids! And while my kids love b-ball, any after school sport is a great choice. With sports we aren’t just helping our kids build healthy, strong, bodies; we are teaching them about hard work, self-confidence, and teamwork, while having fun! Get… Read This Entry »

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Halloween Tips

It’s no surprise that your little ghouls and goblins love to eat sugary foods on Halloween (so do most of us)! But if getting egged on Mischief Night seems more fun than maintaining healthy habits in your home, toss these fun ideas into your kids’ trick-or-treat bags instead–they won’t lead to cavities, bulging bellies or… Read This Entry »

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Go Maizy!

Even though Maizy is not turning 4 until August, we just celebrated her birthday with all of her school friends since New York City becomes a little bit of a ghost town the last week of August. Having spent WAY too many hours in a gym growing up (the smell of chalk still makes me… Read This Entry »