By Emia Oppenheim, PhD, RD, LD Playdates are a corner stone to building children’s self-confidence and independence. Play dates at friends’ houses provide a chance for a child to strengthen their social muscles in a safe setting. But for parents with children that have allergies or those who are thinking of hosting a child with allergies, [...]
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Easy and Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipe: Mini Cheeseburger Pizza Pies By Liz Weiss March is National Nutrition Month, and this year’s theme, Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle, was top of mind when I cooked up this nutrient-rich, kid-friendly recipe for Cheeseburger Pizza Pies. As a mom, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and family food blogger at Meal Makeover Moms’ [...]
If you’re looking for some easy and healthy dinner recipes that the whole family will enjoy, then serve up one of our nutritious soups from our Grow Fit™ menu! These recipes are perfect for kids and adults, alike! They are nutrient-rich, flavor-packed, and will give you a chance to taste some of the fresh and [...]
5 Things You Need to Know About Toddlers and Nutrition by Maryann Jacobsen It’s National Nutrition Month and I could write about what foods toddlers need to grow up healthy. But the truth is there are key barriers to feeding toddlers for which most parents aren’t prepared. With the right information, parents can arm themselves with [...]
#KidsEatGreen Twitter Party Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU (“ENTRANT” OR “YOU”) MUST AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH CREATE A CONTRACT SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. 1. Eligibility. The La Petite Academy #KidsEatGreen Twitter Party Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of [...]
Make dining out more enjoyable for everyone by giving kiddos this healthy food-focused activity sheet to work on while everyone waits for their meals! Click the image below to open and print the PDF:
Create various activities with this kid-friendly grocery shopping list! Little ones can use it to spot items at the grocery store, or older kids can write out their own shopping list for recipes they want to cook. Click the image to open and print the PDF:
I’m so over trying to get my three kids to eat kale. How about we agree that some foods—no matter how many times we offer them—aren’t going to get any love. And, no, I’m not going to hide the leafy, veiny greens in a shake, popsicle or brownie. I’m just going to move on. Yes, [...]
Like many parents of preschool-aged children, you’re probably wondering, What comes next? After all, there’s still a lot of growing and learning to do before entering elementary school. Let’s take a minute to explore some options, with these school readiness program offerings. Pre-Kindergarten The Pre-K program offers substantial learning experiences in literacy and mathematics. [...]
What is primary caregiving? It’s a system that ensures our classrooms meet each child’s unique needs, that each child is properly supervised, and that each child’s developmental needs and abilities are communicated accurately to families. Most importantly, a primary caregiver system also leads to greater levels of attachment, which is critical to a child’s growth [...]