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Filling that Easter Basket

Wednesday April 9, 2014

It's time to think about filling your child's Easter Basket, if you celebrate the Easter season. At our home, the Easter Bunny always mixes a little bit of fun with a little bit of practical: toothbrushes; chocolate eggs; socks; stuffed animals, etc. How about at your home? What does your tween find in his/her basked on Easter morning?

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How do You Prevent Food Wars with Your Tween?

Monday April 7, 2014

You want your tween to eat healthy foods and establish healthy eating habits, but it's easier said than done. If you've had success getting your child to embrace a healthy diet without confrontations and arguments, how did you do it? How did you get your tween to replace chips with apples, and high fat foods with better choices? Share your success stories here.

Late Night Snack Suggestions, Anyone?

Monday March 31, 2014

We snack a lot at my home. All of us. So when I'm grocery shopping I'm always thinking of healthy snack options that are healthy. While it's easy to grab a cookie or some chips when you're really hungry, it's also easy to go for some of the healthier choices -- as long as you actually have them in stock at the time.

What healthy snack items do you keep in your home, and more importantly, how do you encourage your child to embrace healthy eating?

Why Switching Sports is a Good Idea

Sunday March 30, 2014

If your tween has suddenly grown weary of soccer it might be time to consider switching sports. Switching sports gives your child the opportunity to learn new athletic skills and it may even make your child a better all-around player. Also, switching sports may help prevent overuse injuries. If you're worried that your child has lost interest in his favorite sport, it's time to see the upside of trying something new.

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