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January 14, 2009

4:44 PM

Easy Ways to Help Your Kids Eat Healthy

Do Your Little Ones Act Like Vegetables Are Poison?

Kid's meals should be easy, delicious and healthy. Getting children to eat vegetables is a major negotiation. Finding a way to get vegetables into the mouths of babes is easy when they are part of the fun. Coming up with creative ways to get kids involved in the preparation and the cooking of kids' recipes is part of the fun. Child friendly recipes will allow you the peace of knowing your children are eating healthy and they will enjoy feeling in control of what they are being fed.
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Spicing Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches       
  
Grilled cheese sandwiches are the least cumbersome meal to prepare. Kids can even learn to prepare it themselves. The ones I used to make contained regular cheese and white bread with margarine to cook it. Here are a few ways to make that grilled cheese sandwich healthier for your little ones.
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January 7, 2009

11:45 AM

10 Tips for Going Green in Your Home - And Save Too

Over the last few months my childrens' school has been teaching the students about the environment and the impact we have on it.  Now, I always thought I was pretty considerate of the planet: I recycle, turn off lights when not in use, and use refillable water bottles to name a few, but the more my children learned the more they pointed out I’m not so green after all.  So I decided for me, my children and my future grandchildren I would take more steps in reducing my carbon footprint. With the help of my children we did some research and found out that if you want to go green in your home, and save a little money at the same time, it's never been easier.

As the planet faces an uncertain future of global warming, which is believed to be the result of us all burning fossil fuels indiscriminately, we all have a duty to do the best we can to redress the balance. Here are some vital tips to help get started...

  1. Insulation
    Your home is where you spend a lot of your income, so it makes sense to be spending it as efficiently as possible. You can start to go green in your home by insulating the house.
    Heat leaks out of a house in winter and into the house in summer. Better insulation all round is a great way to go green in the home. Look at your loft, your wall cavities, your windows and your doors - it will all make a tremendous difference. Yes, there is an investment to consider, but you will save in the long term, and save a lot too.
  2. Use Less Water
    We all use too much water. Go green in the home by cutting back as much as you can. Use the shower not the bath. A typical bath uses approximately 75 litres of hot water, while a 5-minute shower with an efficient showerhead will use about half of that. Also fill up your sink when shaving instead of running the water for the duration of the time it takes you to shave. We could all, collectively, save one billion gallons of water a year by changing our old flush toilet cisterns. The old ones use three and a half gallons per flush and the new high-efficiency ones use just over one and a quarter gallon. It makes a big difference! If you did only this to go green in the home you would save 20,000 gallons of water every year, and pay a lot less in water bills.
  3. Change Your Light bulbs
    The standard light bulbs that most homes have are very inefficient. Compact fluorescent light bulbs burn around 5% of the old bulbs and they last 10 times longer. They may cost slightly more to buy initially, but this is an obvious way to go green in the home and save a bundle in the long run. However, if using compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) the life of a CFL is significantly shorter if it is only turned on for a few minutes at a time: 85% shorter, reducing its lifespan to the level of an incandescent lamp. The US Energy Star program says to leave them on at least 15 minutes at a time to alleviate this problem. But you can do even better, the new LED lights are almost twice as efficient as even the compact fluorescent light bulbs, and they will last even longer too.
  4. Wash clothes with cold water and only wash full load
    Home utilities are a drain on energy. Did you know that modern washing powders are so good that they don't really need hot water? Your washing machine uses most of its energy heating the water, so wash your clothes cold. They will clean great while you go green in the home. 
  5. Use your dishwasher
    You may think your dishwasher is also an energy drain, strangely, it isn't. If you use it fully filled it uses less resources than if you wash by hand. 
  6. Use Power Bars
    Plug your small appliances, TVs and computer into power bars. When not in use switch them off by the power bar, this will save you a lot of money on your electric bill and is very healthy for the environment.
  7. Cleaning Products
    Most of the products in the cleaning aisle of your supermarket contain toxic chemicals that can harm your health, the environment and your budget. Making your own green cleaning products from baking soda, vinegar, lemon & soap are just as effective as the store bought products but will cost far less and be kinder to your world. Some of the simplest ingredients can handle the dirtiest jobs: Baking soda is a non-abrasive scouring powder that deodorizes. A lemon repels fleas, deodorizes and also cuts grease. Olive oil is a great furniture polish. White vinegar removes hard water scale, tarnish and greasy build-up. It’s also great for cleaning wood and glass. Hydrogen peroxide is an antibacterial and bleaching agent.
  8. Use Reusable Water Bottles
    Instead of buying bottled water buy a water filter and an aluminum refillable water bottle. Bottled water is expensive, unnecessary and bad for the environment.
  9. Start borrowing
    You can borrow books and movies from the library for free or rent movies from a DVD rental store. You can even rent power tools and appliances from rental companies. You'll not only save yourself a fortune, you'll be helping our earth.
  10. Use your library
    You can read magazines for free at the library. And many magazines offer some or all of their content online for free.

Once you know these little tips and tricks, it's easy to go green in the home!

For more ways to go green and save visit: How to Save Power at Home, Eliminate Your Electricity Bill, and Go Green - Be Rich!

 

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December 29, 2008

11:44 AM

Countdown to New Years!


New Years Countdown Tickers

 

New Year Wish... 
 
As we bid adieu to the old year
and greet the new,
my thoughts will be on you.
I want you to know that when
the sky is ablaze with fireworks
as midnight arrives,
I'll wish your year
is the best ever
and that you'll keep
the new year hope alive
in your heart forever. 
 
Anonymous
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December 24, 2008

10:25 AM

Magic Reindeer Food

Every year I make Magic Reindeer Food for my kids and on Christmas Eve we sprinkle it on the lawn for Santa’s Reindeer.  Before the kids wake up my husband goes outside to make sure the deer ate their food and he checks for sleigh tracks. My kids get so excited when they look out the window on Christmas day and the snow is all trampled and the most of the reindeer food is gone.

Recipe: 1/2 cup oatmeal, 1/3 cup glitter

Instructions:  Put treats in a little bag. Sprinkle the glitter on your lawn the night before Santa comes, they will smell the oats and see the glitter and find your house!!!

I also attach one of the following poems to the bag:

Cookies and milk bring Santa good cheer, but did you remember his 8 tiny reindeer?
Sprinkle the treats outside tonight; magic dust makes it sparkle bright. Say a wish and close your eyes for Santa and his reindeer will soon arrive.


The big day is coming, Santa's on his way. His reindeer are busy pulling the sleigh. They are going to be hungry, so give them a treat. Sprinkle this reindeer food on the front lawn for them to eat!
Sprinkle on the lawn at night. The moon will make it sparkle bright. As Santa's reindeer fly and roam. This will guide them to your home

*Remember this treat is for reindeer only.  Don’t let your children eat it.

Have a Very Merry Christmas!

 

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December 15, 2008

11:07 AM

Let's Make a Memory...Over Books!

 I had just placed this article Let's Make a Memory...Over Books! on my website because I enjoyed it so much I wanted to share it here with you.  Every night I try to have reading time with my children, and may I say it is a difficult task to get them to transition from one task to another. However, this article gave me inspiration and guidance to change my routine (which wasn't working) to one below. I hope you enjoy.

Let's Make a Memory...Over Books! by Cindy Rushton

Hummm…was it the giggles the whole way through adventures with Pooh? My constant sobbing through every page of The Little Preacher? Our total addiction to every single page of Pilgrim’s Progress? The giggles and strategy as the children would run off to “play” every single bit of Daniel Boone’s life—with stiff warnings from Mom that NO ONE really got the hair-cut! Peeking outside to see the hard, hard work as forts were raised and mud pies “baked” for our beloved “soldier.” Oh, the precious, precious memories! Precious memories that are OURS forever!
Want the best homeschool year yet?

Why not make it a priority to curl up as a family over the pages of a great book each day? Get the water going…pull out some nice snacks…settle down for tea (or hot cocoa!!)…and dig into great books!

Game, but have no idea where to begin?? Come home with our family and get a picture of how easy AND awesome building a memory—over a great book—can be!

Decide a Good Time for Read Alouds…

Over the years, I have found that even though I LOVE great literature and believe passionately in the power of a great book to inspire us toward greatness, teach those facts in a palitable manner, and feed our hungry minds with great ideas, there has still been a constant battle with distractions from our beloved typical family reading time. Constant phone calls…friends dropping by…never the same day to day family life because of constant interruptions…the list could go on and on! I found that we needed a more consistent time to read, study, and cuddle. A time that was just ours!

The best time for this was at the end of our busy day. Our family reading tradition began years ago when my husband worked as an Alabama State Trooper. We found ourselves up until very late hours. Those last few hours before he came in seemed perfect. They were not likely to be times for calls, errands, or drop-by guests. They were the easiest to preserve for our special time whether we were on the road traveling or cuddling on our sofa or snuggled in my bed for a nice-long read aloud! Those moments were the perfect ones for our family. Now, since the children are almost grown up, the schedule is more complex than ever, and dad is now retired and running the family business the ONE constant that we all cry out for in the midst of busy or chaotic or even the most hum-drum day is our evening family read aloud and pow-wow time!

So, the first things to decide–what time would work best for your family? Look at your schedule? What time of the day is the most constant…the most uninterrupted…the easiest to settle down? Set that time aside—you have a treasure house of memories coming your way!

Bit-By-Bit!

Perhaps a set time is not the problem. Perhaps the greatest need is dealing with the struggles that make read alouds an utter impossibility. An ideal! Certainly not a reality! You know…settling down the children…containing the messes long enough to finish one small part of a story…getting their interest? The habit that becomes a treasured tradition begins bit-by-bit! Here are a few ideas that may help:

    * Get to know YOUR family and their interests. Each and every family is completely unique. What we love to read as a family, your family may not like at all! Our children may be completely different ages as yours. Our family preferences may be completely different than yours. In fact, our choices for read alouds now that our children are at these ages are very different from the choices we made in the early years. The key to a sizzling read aloud program rests with getting to know YOUR family and their interests and then basing your choices upon where you are.

    * Use a reading list! Have no idea which books to begin with? TOTALLY confused with all of the options? We have a couple of recommendations. First, we recommend our book The Never-ending Rushton Reading List (soon to be re-released in ebook format after being TOTALLY revamped–working on that now!). It is very reasonable, compact, simple, and easy to begin using today. It includes suggestions that are perfect for teaching every subject with great books AND it has a basic list of recommended read alouds that EVERY (smile!) family should read through! As they get older, another recommendation that we have is our book Inspiring Our Children Toward Greatness Using Great Literature (also, out of print right now–look for it to be re-released in ebook format very soon too! One powerful book!) which has an extended list of recommendations for life-transforming literature and great books that you won’t want to miss. You can also find great recommendations in other books, catalogs, and at your local library.

    * Make it FUN! Reading need not resemble the drudgery from our school days. Rather, it can be a great big family party! We have a daily “tea time” with our read alouds. When the children were little, I found very soon that our children were much more attentive if their bellies were full and their hands busy. Being a “tea-time addict,” it was almost the “given” thing to do! This may seem a bit artificial to your family. Find what works. Some families settle down with snacks like our family. Others entertain the children with play-doh to keep their hands busy while mommy reads. Other families give their children sketch books to “draw” what they imagine while mommy reads the book. Just make it a FUN family time! You will be amazed at how much the children will learn while making a memory!

Choose the BEST! Great Literature!

The still, quiet spirit of our home was only the first part of this special family tradition! Great books were musts! My children love to read. We have a library just for them filled with books that they can choose during their free time. They cover a wide-range of studies just by using whole, living books full of ideas and great information. For our read alouds, I did not want a repeat of those books. Instead, I wanted life-changing literature. Because of this heartbeat, I am extremely selective to choose the very BEST books for this special time.

I have a very simple test for discerning if the books are life-changing. I ask myself, “If these were the last moments that I had with my children, would this be the book that I would want to be the LAST ONE?? Would this be the memory that I want for them to carry with them?” “Is this book capable of teaching those life-lessons that they need to carry them through life?” This limits my choices to those books that are absolute MUSTS for my children. Those books that all well-educated children should dine upon. Those books that feed the spirit…challenge the soul…and encourage us to keep on persevering through it all!

I have been amazed at the way the Lord has led us by His Spirit to each book that He has wanted for us to read as a family. From The Hiding Place to Basket of Flowers to The Elsie Series to Hedge of Thorns to Passion and Purity to great poetry to Christmas stories to a multitude of biographies…God has had specific direction for us right when we needed to know His next choice!

Once I know which book we will read next, I usually hunt for a nice, large print edition, if at all possible. These are wonderful for helping us take turns. My son used to be so intimidated by small print in books. The large print editions are easier for him to read comfortably from. They also make great texts for copywork lessons. I saw the advantage to the large print as we read from Corrie Ten Boom’s The Hiding Place. There were so many wonderful quotes that I felt were important for the children to copy into their copybooks. While we read aloud, I simply marked them with a highlighter. On those mornings that the children were drawing blanks for copywork ideas, all they had to do was open that book to find a plethora of excellent choices! I found that to be helpful for my writing and speaking as well because I could easily find those great thoughts that had been planted in my mind while we read!

We usually take turns reading. This is the perfect way to help beginning readers ease into reading aloud for others. Their work can be so mundane if they practice with readers or insignificant reading lessons. A great book invites children to read with expression. When I would notice them tiring out, (you probably know that time because that is when they get REAL monotone…AKA boring!!) I would join in and read for a little while. That usually brightened up the pace so that when they would begin again, they would sound expressive and enthusiastic. Now, I absolutely LOVE to listen to them read aloud. It is neat to hear them stress those words that I would stress…or pause as I would pause! What a treasure!

Well, that is only part of the treasure! One thing that I love about this precious time with my children is that I find out just what they think, feel, and believe. We have tremendous discussions almost nightly about great ideas. I remember this being a goal for my children as they matured into adulthood. I never dreamed that I could have this blessing with little children! It is during these quaint moments of reading while sipping our tea, that I get a peek into their heart! I see their heart’s desires…their struggles in their character…the depths that God’s Word has worked in their lives…and their instant choices when faced with adversity (through the pages of the books). I can also help them trouble-shoot making decisions that may prevent them from irreparable errors later in their lives! Yes, those are the gifts that come with serving up great literature to our children.

Just This Easy…

Our daily read aloud time is just this easy. We don’t make it complicated by tests…by book reports…by written narrations on all we read. We are not even legalistic that our time be limited to books. We have been known to cuddle up with art prints JUST like we do our books. When we include art prints, we simply cuddle up to “listen” to the artist as he or she communicates through the canvas. My little ones have been known to sketch or paint the recent art print with their own style while I read a section from a great book. We also LOVE biographies, so we have enjoyed reading sketches about artists or the latest composer that we are getting to know! Each day, we use this time to also read through the Bible together as a family. This only takes minutes, yet the results have been overwhelming in our lives. Just a bit here and a bit there has helped to carry us into our world with a little bit more understanding about the worldviews of our culture! Not to mention, great art and music feed our minds with ideas that keep us growing into the vessels that God can really use in our culture!

Well, why not put on a little Classical Music in the background. Warm some water…EVEN if you prefer to use it for hot chocolate with fluffy marshmallows! Dust off those poetry books or that book you keep putting off for another day. Curl up with your little ones…there is NOTHING quite like the memory that can be made over a great book!!


About Cindy Rushton...


Cindy Rushton is the hostess of the Let's Make a Memory, her annual holiday fling for mothers around the world. She is recording Preview Chats for the Let's Make a Memory RIGHT NOW! Join her wonderful guests FREE for the next weeks as they count down to the Let's Make a Memory Virtual Seminar (November 7-8--BUT! NEVER ENDING because it is an ONLINE seminar!). Get your ticket NOW and begin to dig into her FREE gifts now! Check out all of the details here: Let's Make a Memory Virtual Seminar


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December 12, 2008

11:57 AM

A Tribute to Mothers

 

Mommy to Mom to Mother

Real Mothers don't eat quiche;
they don't have time to make it.

Real Mothers know that their kitchen
utensils are probably in the sandbox.

Real Mothers often have sticky floors,
filthy ovens and happy kids.

Real Mothers know that dried play dough
doesn't come out of carpets.

Real Mothers don't want to know what
the vacuum just sucked up.

Real Mothers sometimes ask 'Why me?'
and get their answer when a little
voice says, 'Because I love you best.'

Real Mothers know that a child's growth
is not measured by height or years or grade...

It is marked by the progression of Mommy to Mom to Mother...

~Author Unknown~


The Images of Mother

 4 YEARS OF AGE - My Mommy can do anything!

8 YEARS OF AGE - My Mom knows a lot! A whole lot!

12 YEARS OF AGE - My Mother doesn't really know quite everything.

14 YEARS OF AGE - Naturally, Mother doesn't know that, either.

16 YEARS OF AGE - Mother? She's hopelessly old-fashioned.

18 YEARS OF AGE - That old woman? She's way out of date!

25 YEARS OF AGE - Well, she might know a little bit about it!

35 YEARS OF AGE - Before we decide, let's get Mom's opinion.

45 YEARS OF AGE - Wonder what Mom would have thought about it?

65 YEARS OF AGE - Wish I could talk it over with Mom.

~Author Unknown~


Time Tested Beauty Tips

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.

For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.

For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.

For beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day.

For poise, walk with the knowledge you'll never walk alone.

People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; Never throw out anybody.

Remember, If you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair.

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows, and the beauty of a woman with passing years only grows!

~Sam Levenson~

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November 27, 2008

10:41 AM

Happy Thanksgiving USA!

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Be Thankful

Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire.
If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful when you don't know something,
for it gives you the opportunity to learn.
Be thankful for the difficult times.
During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your limitations,
because they give you opportunities for improvement.
Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character.
Be thankful for your mistakes.
They will teach you valuable lessons.
Be thankful when you're tired and weary,
because it means you've made a difference.
It's easy to be thankful for the good things.
A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who
are also thankful for the setbacks.
Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,
and they can become your blessings. 

Author Unknown


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November 18, 2008

4:45 PM

Easy Money Saving Tips

 

  1. Turn off lights and anything electrical when not in use. Switch it off even if you're going to be back in five minutes. Taking care of these small things will go a long way in reducing your electricity bill. However, if using compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) the life of a CFL is significantly shorter if it is only turned on for a few minutes at a time: 85% shorter, reducing its lifespan to the level of an incandescent lamp.The US Energy Star program says to leave them on at least 15 minutes at a time to alleviate this problem.
  2. Use the lids on your pots when you cook. It uses much less energy if the pot is covered.
  3. Turn off the water. Turn off the water while you brush your teeth or when you're lathering the soap when washing your hands.
  4. Adjust your thermostat. Turn down your thermostat in the winter and up in the summer. Half the energy your home uses is for heating and cooling.
  5. Convert to a solar water heater.  After heating your home the second largest energy cost in most homes is hot water heating. You can purchase a rooftop solar water heater for a few hundred dollars and it will repay itself many times over in its lifetime.
  6. Buy energy efficient appliances. An Induction cooker is 80-90% energy efficient compared to electric and even better than gas. An energy-smart clothes washer can save more water in one year than one person drinks in an entire lifetime.
  7. Use the shower not the bath. A typical bath uses approximately 75 litres of hot water, while a 5-minute shower with an efficient showerhead will use about half of that.
  8. Only wash full loads. Use the washing machine only when there is a full load of clothes.
  9. Use your microwave.  Microwave ovens use up to 75% less energy than your electric stove!
  10. Close the refrigerator door. Every time you open the refrigerator door, up to 30 percent of the cold air can escape.
  11. Buy a Laptop instead of a desktop. Laptops use 90% less energy than desktops.
  12. Check the insulation in your home. A crack as small as 1/16th of an inch around a window frame can let in as much cold air as leaving the window open three inches.
  13. Shop for groceries on a full stomach. You won’t buy as much when your not hungry.
  14. Make a shopping list and stick to it.
  15. Buy store brand foods instead of national name brands.
  16. Use coupons and shop on double or triple coupon days.
  17. Don’t go to the grocery store more than once a week. If possible shop once a month at a warehouse store.
  18. Buy a water filter and an aluminum refillable water bottle. Bottled water is expensive, unnecessary and bad for the environment.
  19. Use the library. You can borrow books and movies from the library for free.
  20. Read magazines at the library or online. You can read magazines for free at the library. And many magazines offer some or all of their content online for free.
  21. Check out what your community has to offer. Most communities have lots of free activities available all year round. 
  22. Buy a Thermos. Take your own coffee/tea to work. Coffee and tea only costs pennies to make yourself.
  23. Bring your lunch to work rather than eat out.
  24. Don’t use the vending machine. Bring some quick and healthy snacks you bought from the grocery store.
  25. Walk, ride your bike or take public transit whenever possible.
  26. Start a car pool.
  27. Maintain your car. A faulty oxygen sensor can reduce your mileage by as much as 40 percent! A clogged air filter can exacerbate your car's gas mileage by as much as 10 percent. And, not only will replacing a dirty air filter save gas, it will protect your engine.
  28. Keep tires properly inflated. Under-inflated tires can lower gas mileage. Properly inflated tires are safer and last longer.
  29. Is it a Need or a Want? If it’s a need ask yourself "Do I need it now?" chances are it’s really a want.
  30. Cancel the health club membership. There are less expensive options available such as working out at home or a gym at your local parks and recreation center. Some offer pay as you go options rather than monthly fees, which can be great for those of us who do more thinking of regular exercise then actually doing it. Plus, you don’t need fancy machines when you can work all your muscles for free. Read Unique Lean-Body Workouts for the Time-Crunched Individual for more ideas
  31. Stop smoking. That’s a no brainer. It's easier said than done but you can save a lot of money and potential medical bills.
  32. Drink less alcohol. It costs money and adds up.
  33. Buy generic medicines. They are exactly the same as their branded counterparts and cost less.
  34. Replace expensive cleaners. Fill a spray bottle with vinegar and water and use that instead. Not only does it save you money but it’s better for your health and the environment.
  35. Agree to limit gift giving. At Christmas we tend to go overboard when it comes to gift giving. Agree in advance to limit the gifts and save everybody some money.

Do you have more money-saving tips not listed here? Our goal is to list at least 100 money-saving tips, so please leave a comment with your ideas.


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November 11, 2008

11:24 AM

6 Reasons Why Family Mealtime Is Important

 

When families sit down regularly together for meals it’s not just about nutrition it’s about bonding, relationships, and prevention.  Mealtime is a great way to connect with your children. At mealtime you can discuss and monitor your child’s activities, friends and also share ideas. Here are a few of the benefits of eating regularly together as a family and creating a positive mealtime atmosphere:

  1. Teens are less likely to smoke, drink, or do drugs.1
  2. Teens are less likely to associate with teens that use substances.1
  3. It’s more likely that meals shared together will be healthier and more balanced.2
  4. Eating disorders are less likely to develop in girls.2
  5. Higher academic performance.2
  6. Greater psychosocial well-being in adolescents.2


Sources:
1
The Importance of Family Dinners IV, September 2007. The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University.
2 Project Eating Among Teens (Project EAT), University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
Project EAT

Visit our website http://devotedtoparenting.com  for links to making a personal food guide for you and your children as well as tips for making healthy food choices for your kids.


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October 31, 2008

9:50 AM

New widget I wanted to share.

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