There Is No Such Thing as a Kid-Sized Meal

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Everyone knows portion sizes are out of control. You can jumbo-size soft drinks. Super-size fries. And everyone who's ever been out to a chain sit-down restaurant knows that the portions should be enough to feed you for at least two meals (if you can show self-restraint, which is tough because, …
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This Adorable Bento Box Makes Packing a Healthy Lunch a Cinch

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Bored of your same-old packed lunch out of your same-old lunch box you've had for years (that endured a soup spill that never really came clean)? If you're looking to revamp your lunch box for the New Year and refresh your healthy lunch box, we've got the one for you. This bright and adorable bento …
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Hot Topic: How Do We Encourage Kids to Move?

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Anyone who has kids knows that they are pretty much born to move. From the moment they can hold up their heads on their own, they're on a mission to roll, crawl, toddle, walk and climb their way to mass destruction. They'll throw balls until exhausted. They'll go down slides a million and one times. …
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Beyond the PB&J: Bento Box Lunch Ideas and Tips

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Sometimes I find myself banging my head against the wall trying to come up with lunch ideas for the kids. So when Sarah Platanitis, food writer and blogger over at Sarah in the Kitchen sent these great tips for bento-box style lunches, I knew I had to pass them along. If you're unfamiliar, bentos …
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5 Tips for a Healthier Halloween

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A healthier Halloween, you say? Bear with me because I'm not totally crazy. Halloween comes around once a year. So in my opinion, it's totally fine to let your little monsters run door-to-door and collect all the Halloween candy they can con out of the neighbors. My 3-year-old will be joining in the …
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3 Tips to Get the Kids on the Move

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It's hard to believe that in some parts of the country kids have already been in school for almost a month. Because here on the East Coast, kids just started this week! My daughter starts preschool today, SNIFF, so I figured I'd add to the "back to school" bonanza I've had going on today with more …
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5 Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Their Healthy Lunch Box

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School is back in session for most of the country, which means that the packing of school lunch boxes is well under way. But it can be tough to make sure you're packing healthy stuff that your picky eaters will actually be excited to eat. So today, we've got  Dr. Dyan Hes, medical director at …
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Flu Season Isn’t Going to Get Us This Time

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This year had a pretty hellacious start. Remember how my family and I were sick NONSTOP, for months at a time? Well, this flu season is going to be different. I'll be doing everything in my power to keep my family and myself as healthy as hogs. So that means I'll be following each of these tips to …
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