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Stress Management Tools to Take Back to School

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Adapted from Susi Amendola’s original article

The start of the school year is just around the corner, and kids, parents, and caregivers are beginning to feel excitement mixed with anxiety.

5 Tips for Back to School Sleep

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Are your kids prepared to go back to school? Summer is winding down and school is on everyone’s mind. Prepping for back to school usually involves new clothes, shoes, and school supplies but often we don’t think about prepping for a back to school sleep schedule. Going to bed late and sleeping in may have become your child’s summer sleep pattern. While that schedule works for lazy summer days, when school starts up again being well-rested is incredibly important for a successful school year. Children that are well-rested have fewer behavior issues and are able to focus better in school. Face it, we all get cranky when we are tired. To help you get your kids on track for the school year, here are 5 sleep tips.

Back to School Fuel: Healthy Nutrition for the School Year

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How does summer always slip by so quickly? August brings us back to school with busy mornings and activity-illed evenings. Today I will share some easy tips to help ease you back into the school routine.

Healthy Snacks for Kids

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Feeding kids healthy meals can be a challenge for most working parents, yet it’s crucial to ensure that kids are getting healthy snacks throughout the day in order to maintain their health, energy, schoolwork, and play.

Raising Healthy Kids In Your Hectic World

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In a perfect world, we would all have the time, money and expertise to prepare healthy, delicious meals every day that our entire family would happily devour (no picky eaters here!).

Good News for the Fight against Childhood Obesity

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Childhood obesity affects everyone on a national and global scale. One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese.

Healthy and Nutritious School Snacks

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With most kids back in school this month, it’s the perfect time to get inspired with new snack ideas! The importance of healthy snacking is huge, as it helps balance blood sugar levels, provides lasting energy, and ensures good nourishment for you and your growing children.

Tips for a Healthy School Year

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You can help your children develop healthy habits early on that will benefit them throughout their life. Here are some tips for you to model and encourage your kids as they begin the new school year.

Back to School with Healthy Sleep Habits

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During the summer children often stay up later and sleep in longer.

Healthy School Snack & Lunch Ideas

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It’s back to school time again! Packing lunches and snacks for your kids can be a chore, but it’s the best way to ensure that what they’re eating is the healthiest and most satisfying. Plus, with proper budgeting, it saves money and your child doesn’t have to buy snacks and lunch every day.