Earlier this week we told you about a recent report from the Annie E Casey Foundation highlighting the importance of reading, especially in the early years of life. Though reading success if often seen as the “job” of the education system, parents should remember that they are their child’s first and most important educator. What can […]
A recent report from the Annie E Casey Foundation highlights the importance of reading, especially in the early years of life. Though we have known for a while how important early reading is, their findings show highlight the importance for a child to be reading proficiently by the end of the third grade. Children who […]
Americans Concerned About Their Weight:. Check out this article.
Recently, I was quoted in a Mother Jones article comparing Greek yogurt with the traditional yogurt found on our supermarket shelves for decades. The article discusses which kind of yogurt is more nutritious and which is better for the environment. Take a read, venture a taste test, and decide for yourself. Cheers, Julie
Finding time for family meals can be difficult, but is very important. Make this a time to reconnect with family members and find out what is going on with them. Eating together as a family has been proven to help reduce the chance that your child will get involved with drugs and alcohol. As the […]
Almost 200 years ago, a British man patented his idea to store preserved food in tincans. Nowadays, there are more than 600 sizes and styles of cans being manufactured. Canned food can be nutritious, convenient, tasty, and cheap. Check out the recipe below for Texas Caviar, a combination of canned items and fresh. Perfect for the […]