TuesdayTip: Cooking with Kids
A lot of parents ask us how to get their kids more interested in good food, and less interested in packaged foods and sugar-sweetened beverages. One of the best ways to do this is to involve your child in meal preparation from an early age. I came across a fantastic post this week on cooking [...]Continue reading +
Get Screen Smart!
Worried about the amount of time your kids are on screens? Would you like your kids to learn to better manage their screen time? The Childhood Obesity Foundation recently launched a new program called Screen Smart! Screen Smart is a program for elementary schools, designed for children in grades K-7. It aims to: Increase awareness [...]Continue reading +
The sky’s the limit for physical activity
N0w that the school year has started again, more kids are involved in organized, active sports. This is great! Organized sports are a great way for kids of all ages to get regular physical activity. At the same time, it’s important to remember that physical activity should also involve unstructured playtime. Our Live 5-2-1-0 guideline [...]Continue reading +