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3 Ideas to Get Young Children Learning About and Playing with Food

By Molly Breen In early childhood education, we practitioners are very familiar with the importance of play—in all its many iterations. Play is social, connected, creative, and open-ended. It requires critical thinking and problem-solving, and it both signals and encourages … Continue reading

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Fun Family Cooking: 2 Recipes to Try Together

By Erik Talkin, author of Lulu and the Hunger Monster™ I work at a food bank, a place that stores and distributes healthy food to organizations and individuals in Santa Barbara County, California. We provide over 20 million pounds of … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Encourage Positive Food and Body Conversations Through the New Year’s Resolution Diet-Talk Onslaught

By Liz Bergren As the clock winds down toward 2019, many of us start to finalize our New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions can be anything we want them to be—spend more time with family, spend more time in nature, volunteer, … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: 3 FUN Ways to Educate About Eating Right for National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. The purpose of National Nutrition Month is to spread awareness about making educated food decisions and creating healthy eating and physical activity habits. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported in 2010 that 35.7 percent … Continue reading

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