Packing A Safe School Lunch

A study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics found that more than 90 percent of sack lunches were kept at unsafe temperatures, exposing children to foodborne illnesses. Even lunches that included ice...

Nighttime Schedules And Picky Eaters

Written by The Parenting Center Q: My 15-month old wants to—and does—go to bed by 7 every night. I’ve shied from taking her to evening activities (dinners with friends, special events, etc) to respect her bedt...

Maintaining A Healthy Weight For Children

  Written by Kim Hemenway M.S., L.D.N., R.D.       A weighty topic Helping children maintain a healthy weight bodes well for their future It used to be, an overweight chi...

Juicing: What You Need To Know To Get Started

We have all heard of people juicing to loose weight. Juicing can be so much more! There are juices to gain energy, to improve brainpower, to boost immune system, to aid digestion, and improve their skin. While ...

Involving Children In The Kitchen

One of the best gifts you can give your child is to teach him or her that healthy food takes planning and preparation. It is my belief that children should know about food and should learn how to handle and to ...

Healthier Diets Yield Better Behavior

Children are dynamic creatures and their development is the product of multiple factors, including innate temperament (nature) and environmental factors such as discipline (nurture). The connection between nutr...

Funny Food: A Book For Snackers, Eaters, And Artists

Funny Food: 365 Fun, Healthy, Silly, Creative Breakfasts Bill & Claire Wurtzel  Welcome Books  $19.95 www.funnyfood.us The trickiest thing about the “recipes” in this book is not trying to follow t...

Family Friendly Restaurants

We polled, you picked. Don’t dine out without this list! Also, check out TIPS for easier dining after our list... Top Readers Picks ( listed alphabetically) Acme Oyster House on Veterans: Loud and casual. Br...

Easy Recipes For Juicing

Recipes from Claire Layrisson: Directions - Wash and chop produce. Run through juicer. Enjoy! Drink within 24 hours. (Juices should be consumed as soon as possible after making, as nutrients degrade.) They ...

Benefits Of Eating Organic

  Written by Virginia Salisbury The benefits of going organic By Victoria Salisbury Nola babies are going green in big numbers. Parents are increasingly choosing organic over conventional ...