Parent Tips

Recipes for… Sandwiches and Munchies

Mozzarella and Tomato This simple sandwich is a cinch to make and pack. Prepare it the night before and give the flavors a chance to mingle. Tuna Salad Our tuna…

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Teaching kids to eat healthfully starts with smart shopping

Teaching kids to eat healthfully starts with smart shopping. Fortunately, supermarkets are recognizing Americans' interest in healthy eating, and there are plenty of healthy and good-tasting foods in almost every…

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Top 5 Worst Lunch Foods For Kids

From fake fruit to carcinogenic chicken, how to avoid lunchtime’s worst pitfalls — and what to feed your kids instead. Fruit Snacks Nix it: Dentists hate them because they're the…

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Talking to Children About Flu

Advice for Parents on Talking to Children About the Flu Focus on what your child can do to fight the flu and to not spread flu to others. View The…

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The Flu: A Guide For Parents

What is the flu? Influenza (the flu) is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs caused by influenza viruses. There are many different influenza viruses that are constantly changing.…

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What To Look For In Classrooms

In a sincere effort and desire to be better able to support teachers, parents have asked, "What are some classroom practices I might look for to assess the application of…

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