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By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian The majority of Americans will not only stuff their turkey this November, but will also overstuff themselves at Thanksgiving dinner! Here are a few tips to lighten your holiday meal, plus a Grow Fit recipe that will really shine on your holiday dinner table: Mashed Potatoes: It’s no secret that […]
As the days get shorter and the trees change colors in many parts of the country, our seasonal produce starts to reflect deeper colors of burgundy, green and gold. Bring that beauty inside to your kitchen table by incorporating all these colors of fall. Not only will your table look beautiful at dinnertime, but your […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Social-Emotional Domain, focusing on social development. Social development is the process through which children learn to build relationships. It involves learning the values, knowledge, and skills necessary to understand how to get along with others. Everyday experiences at home support children’s developing social skills. Families give children […]
Rules and Regulations: To be considered eligible to participate in this giveaway, fans must adhere to Facebook’s guidelines for Timeline Promotions. This means that entrants are only qualified when they submit a comment on the specific Facebook post on one of the seven Learning Care Group’s brand page timelines (Tutor Time, La Petite Academy, Montessori […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian When you think of Halloween, the next word that comes to mind usually isn’t “healthy,” but it wasn’t always that way. Historically, Halloween involved bonfires and costumes to ward off evil spirits in Ireland. When first celebrated in the United States, it involved stories, song and dances about the harvest […]
Today is National Fossil Day! Did you know these five fun facts about them?
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Last week, I discussed how we create our menus at our schools and today, I’m going to show you how to develop well-balanced and delicious meals at home! Here are some simple tips to help you get started: Checkout the MyPlate menu planner to help you along the way! Many […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Social-Emotional Domain, focusing specifically on the emotional development. Emotional development begins with learning to identify and express our own feelings. When we can acknowledge and accept our feelings, we can learn to manage them and to recognize what other people may be feeling. This is the […]
Autumn’s here and we’ve got all the Fall Family Fun you’ll ever need! Here are 30 awesome ideas that will put you in the spirit of this spooky season. Carve a pumpkin Go on a hayride Visit a corn maze Go to a pumpkin patch Have fall-themed movie night Go to a fall festival or […]
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian The planning that our team does for your child’s menu at school has requirements that are laid out by the USDA and state licensing agencies. By following the USDA guidelines, we are ensuring your child has foods that provide a variety of vitamins and minerals as well as fiber, while […]
Observing children as they grow is one of life’s great joys. Supporting children as they grow is our most important responsibility. As children grow, they acquire skills in five general domains, or areas, of development: Approaches to Learning Social & Emotional Development Physical Development Language Development Cognitive Development (which includes math, science, and creative arts) […]