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Everything In Moderation

According to the “Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food,” in 1970, Americans spent about $6 billion on fast food. In 2014, the spending rose to nearly $200 billion. By 2020, the number is expected to be greater than $223...


Halloween the Healthy Way

Halloween is just around the corner. Spooky goblins and wicked witches will soon  be parading down your streets. There will be Halloween school feasts, Halloween parties with friends and even Halloween festivals. What are parents to do if they want...

Simple Tricks To Eat More Veggies

Most Americans today shy away from filling one half or more of their plates with vegetables. That’s especially true of our children. Yet, these nutrient-rich foods should be the high point of your family’s meals. They don’t require much cooking...

Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

Summer vacation will be coming to an end shortly and the streets will soon be dotted with yellow school buses heralding “back to school.” With that transition also comes lunchtime meal prep. Packing nutritious lunches that your kids will eat...

Sophisticated Words for Your Kids

    You are my most precious gift from God. I am so proud of you. You are getting so big/old/ independent/lovely/responsible. I can tell that you have been working hard. I wouldn’t want to imagine my life without you....

Kids being Kids

Golden Blues Bottom row: Hannah Cole, Bailey Sitarz, Morgan Odom, Sydney Lentz, Lauren Walsh, Grace Cole, Kerrigan Jackson, McCall Hundley, Madeleine Berrigan; middle row: Gabi Bradford, Alexandria deZayas, Kate Weldon, Saylor Ennis, Victoria Peace, Reagan Rovira, Corryn Timmerman, Brittany Capritto,...

Kids Being Kids

Well before Girl Scout Cookies were produced by licensed bakers to sell nationally, Girl Scouts baked and sold cookies on their own. They were entrepreneurs going as far back as 1917! Since then, girls across the country have been learning...

Kids Being Kids

Reece Hazard, a fifth grader at Tchefuncte Middle School, won the T-shirt Art Contest for the design to be printed on the Gator Fest t-shirts. Reece’s award was presented to her at Gator Gathering by Nikki Voelkel, chairperson of Gator...