Teen

Keeping Kids Fit: Before, During and After School

  "We all know kids can't sit still-so let's tap into that energy for health and fitness." A great quote that is the subject focus of 303 Kid Approved Exercises + Active Games, by Kimberly Wechsler.  As a mother I am…

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Keeping Kids Cavity Free

My  kids have actually been extremely lucky in the dental department.  As far as cavities goes, Nate's never had one, TJ and Erica have only had one.  All three of them however will spend a good amount of time in…

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Top 8 Healthy Snacks for Teenagers

Teens can be a tough group of people to please, especially if they're your own! One thing is for sure, if you have a growing teenager, plan to have your grocery bill skyrocket.  They can eat a lot of food.…

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10 Thermos Ideas For A Healthy Lunch

Some of you have kids that actually bring home their lunch bags and containers.  You have a great opportunity to send hot or cold items in a thermos, and suddenly there are so many more options for your kids to…

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Is Your Teen Abusing Speed?

This is a heavy topic, I know. However, with my son entering Jr. High I find it more and more relevant and vital to understand what kids are tempted with these days.  I've seen too many promising young kids ruin…

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Getting Braces? Meal Plan for the first week!

It's sad when your tween has the same diet as your baby!  Blog reader, Heather, emailed me desperate for ideas beyond yogurt and applesauce.  Her poor child WAS a great eater, but now that she can't eat nuts, granola, popcorn,…

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