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Do your kids dislike most vegetables and some fruits? If so, have you ever considered helping your children grow their own produce by seeding, watering, weeding, and then harvesting their own garden?
First Lady Michelle... Read more
At SchoolFamily.com, we’ve got some exciting news…
We’re very pleased to announce the launch of Recipe Share, SchoolFamily.com’s new recipe section!
Looking for a great afterschool snack to made for&m... Read more
Valentine’s Day is around the corner. What’s a busy mom to do? After throwing all our creativity (and plenty of Pinterest searching) into kids’ Valentine’s Day friend cards, I have no time... Read more
Wait a minute. Can this be true? Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have released the results of a study in which they found no relationship between children’s obesity levels and the availability of soft drink... Read more
|Food Allergy Tragedy: Parents, Check Your Child's School Action Plan
Jan 06, 2012 - Posted by Carol Brooks Ball in Teachers, SchoolFamily.com, School Volunteers, School Lunch, School Breakfast, Parenting, Nutrition, Middle School, Kindergarten, Health and Fitness, Elementary School
In a tragic case of a severe allergic reaction, a 1st grade-student at an elementary school in Virginia, died Monday, Jan. 2, after reportedly being exposed to a peanut product.
This heartbreaking incident is a reminder... Read more
It’s happened to all of us. Your child tells you the night before that he’s out of lunch money in his account at school and needs it for the next day—or else.
That “or else” used to mean a stern ... Read more
Does your son complain about his hair? Does your daughter say horrible things about her thighs? Do your other kids make occasional comments about being "fat?"
And do you worry what they'll be feeling and saying about themselv... Read more
Calling all cooks!
SchoolFamily.com is launching a complete recipe section, and we’re looking for your favorite recipes to share among our readers! Do you have a weeknight dinner recipe that’s quick and easy? A no... Read more
For many students, back to school means shopping for new clothes, purchasing new school supplies, and being reunited with their friends after the summer vacation.
For students who are overweight, however, the back-to-school p... Read more
Is it just me or is getting your kids to eat breakfast before school a challenge? I am ever-conscious of not being a helicopter parent, but when it comes to breakfast, this is one battle that I pick.
As the school... Read more