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By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Instead of adding green food dye to make your St Patrick’s Day festive, try these delicious, naturally green snacks! Four Leaf Clover Hummus Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) 1 can (15 oz) Vegetable Oil […]
1. Start TODAY. Start adjusting your child’s bedtime before the time change. In the days leading up to the switch, begin adjusting your child’s bedtime by 10 to 15 minutes. In the case of “spring forward,” put them to bed earlier. 2. Sync their internal clock naturally. Our bodies’ natural clock, or circadian rhythm, is […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Language Development Domain, focusing on literacy development. In order for children to learn to read and write, they need to understand the connection between letters on a page and spoken sounds. This understanding is developed through the building blocks of literacy: * Print awareness: Knowing that […]
It’s March 1, which means we have officially entered into Nutrition Month! Today, we’re sharing the Thai King Noodles recipe from our Grow Fit menu!
By Nicole Spain, Registered Dietitian Show your family – and your heart – some love with these healthy “Grow Fit” Valentine’s Day treats. You can start your day with our easy-to-make whole grain muffin paired with a strawberry banana smoothie! Or treat everyone to a delicious sweet and savory pizza! Happy Valentine’s Day! Whole […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Language Domain, focusing on the development of oral language and vocabulary Vocabulary and oral language development is the foundation of later literacy skills, such as reading and writing. Research shows that exposing children to unfamiliar words in conversation has a positive impact on vocabulary development; and using complex, or “spicy,” […]
Did you know that February is National Cherry Month? Here are some fun facts about this delicious fruit!
Even if your team doesn’t come out on top, you will bring home a win (nutritionally)! Try one of our popular Grow Fit recipes: Ranch Bean Dip Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Refried Beans, Vegetarian 1 can (16 […]
Does the lack of sunshine during the winter have you dragging your feet and not feeling your best? If so, you may have a Vitamin D deficiency. Not only does the sun put a little spring in our step, but it also is converted naturally to Vitamin D in our bodies. With the lack of […]
This month, let’s take a closer look at the Physical Development Domain, focusing on the development of healthy habits. Helping children learn healthy habits early contributes to a long and happy life! The best way to learn healthy habits at any age is through hand-on, practical experiences. These experiences should show children the benefits of […]
By Kelly Holland What kid doesn’t love getting dirty? Most will jump at the chance to start an indoor garden with you and help to provide a source of healthy and inexpensive food for your family. It’s also a great way to get them to eat their veggies and keep them busy during the winter! […]