Eat by Color: Nutrition for Kids

Want to Be Healthier but not Really Work at it? 10 Everyday Superfoods: Eat by Color     Nutrition for kids made easy. Just stock up your kitchen, pantry, and lunch bag with these inexpensive and easy-to-like foods.   You may not be overweight or in terrible shape, but your eating habits may not be what they should.  There is a lot of information out there about how to eat…

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Label Me Healthy: Reading Food Labels

guest contributor: Gabriella A. One of the first steps towards eating healthy and obtaining an understanding of food starts with reading food labels on packaged goods. Reading food labels will make it much easier for you to compare the products and find the foods that have the nutritional value your body needs to grow and sustain itself. Having this practical, everyday life-skill will help you and your family make healthy choices…

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Kids That Cook: Learn to Safely Use Knives

    I hear that Home Ec is a dinosaur in schools these days, but not for us! Our home curriculum includes a cooking class just for kids this year, and if you want kids that cook, you can get a sneak preview now through June 6 (it’s a knife skills training that will knock your socks off) FREE VIDEO SERIES: https://sl290.isrefer.com/go/freeknife/kidsperiences/

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Kids Wellness: Why Children Need Vitamins

  Kids Wellness: Do you think your kids are eating healthy?  Do you think they even can be healthy with the nutrient values of their food?  Maybe you need to see this: http://www.kidseatgreat.com/why-children-need-vitamins/ You can donate vitamins to Children’s Hunger Fund – see DONATE NOW

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Kids Doing Laundry: How to Fold Laundry

Contributor:    Marissa, 5, NC Kids doing laundry: here are the steps on how to fold laundry according to Marissa : Mommy washes and puts clothes into the dryer…..and my job is to fold the clothes. STEPS: 1- when dryer stops take clothes out 2- put clothes in basket 3- push basket over to couch 4- take clothes out of basket 5- fold clothes on couch 6- stack folded clothes…

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Easiest Way to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

How to perfectly boil eggs every time: 1     Put cold eggs into pot and fill with cold water just to cover. 2     Bring to boil, and set timer.  3.5 min for soft-boiled and 6.5 min for hard-boiled.  We even do both at the same time and just pull out a soft-boiled one early to eat right away, and leave rest in to finish time. 3  …

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Candy That’s Good for You?

My mom told me she heard about some lollipops that are good for your teeth, and then she ordered a package of the mixed flavors for me to try.  They are really good, and good for you.  And, they are made by a kidpreneur! Lollipops that fight cavities?  It’s possible!  Buy some and see how they taste (Zollipops on amazon.com) As for the ingredients, we agree with Wellness Mama in the…

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Housekeeping Skills: Clean Up and Surprise Your Mom

The best way to confuse your mom is to clean your room by yourself.  Housekeeping skills are easy, I can tell you how.  This is how to keep your bedroom clean. Picking up your toys.  Any by making my bed.  And closing my drawers and closet.  Then I put my toys and books on the shelf. Then I put my dirty clothes away. You got this, too!  

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Social Media House Rules

  As your elementary schoolers age into middle schoolers, they will be exploring more sites online. Do you worry about your tweens getting on social media networks?   The minimum age for most social media networks is 13 years [click here for chart].  Does that mean your kids are ready for them though?   We think it’s possible to achieve an understanding if you work from similar house rules to…

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