Here are 10 ideas to help make mealtimes and activity breaks into positive experiences for children with autistic spectrum disorders (asds):Read More
While the “freshman 15” is often an exaggeration, the average teenager enters college at a healthier weight and baseline health status than when they depart. While one-third of children and teenagers are overweight or obese, two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese. For many, it is during college that this transition from a healthy weight to an unhealthy weight occurs.Read More
Here are some ideas to help transform a PE-hating child into a child who actually looks forward it!Read More
Once a child is diagnosed as “obese”, parents need help implementing a structured weight-management program beyond the american academy of pediatrics’ recommendation of 5-2-1-0 (five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, two or fewer hours of “screen time”, one hour of physical activity, and zero sugar-sweetened beverages). Here are some resources to contact for help.Read More
Kids get tired of the same old boring sandwiches (and parents grow tired of finding uneaten sandwiches in the lunchbox!). Try these fun ideas and tips for changing up your kids’ lunches and explore other ways to make packed lunches new and exciting!Read More
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