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Eating Right For Kids Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right For Kids.

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7 Swaps for a More Productive Morning

Mornings are crazy in my house, as I’m sure they are for many of you. Every morning, I try to exercise and do some work before my family gets up. Then, I make breakfast for my four kids and me, maybe throw in some laundry and deal with any emer...  Read more

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

20 Nifty, Nutritious Snacks for Kids

Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d...  Read more

14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors

We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we...  Read more

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

My problem is I dont eat enough during the day but
Updated 7/21/2016 10:22:26 PM

My problem is I dont eat enough during the day but eat a big meal with the family in the evening. My IBS is at it's worst in the morning so the earliest I usually eat is around 2 ish if that. Wondering what the best thing I could eat......  Read more

Off to bed now. Praying for strength to not eat in
Updated 7/21/2016 9:41:36 PM

Off to bed now. Praying for strength to not eat in the middle of the night. It's been a hard day. Telling myself I can eat at 5am if I absolutely have to....  Read more

It has been up and down for me for so long wen it comes to weight, i really started to change eating
Updated 7/21/2016 9:23:18 PM

It has been up and down for me for so long wen it comes to weight, i really started to change eating eating habits three weeks ago and walking on treadmill. I am pushing to be more healthy, i have to lose 40 lbs...  Read more

The more I eat out the more I realize I can make a
Updated 7/21/2016 8:45:50 PM

The more I eat out the more I realize I can make a better, healthier meal. And I can eat more good food....  Read more

I feel like I forget to eat throughout the day, al
Updated 7/21/2016 7:52:30 PM

I feel like I forget to eat throughout the day, almost as if I have no hunger drive at all. I am on some medications for anxiety, sleep, and ptsd. Do you think this is a side effect? Or just my body being used to a lack of attention?...  Read more

Go to Gym First

Right after taking kids to bus, drive to the gym and keep my appt with me to exercise!...  Read more

Eating veggies

I always keep veggies washed and cut up in the fridge. If my kids want something to eat right before dinner because they are "starving", I never tell them no, I tell them they my have some veggies. I know that this snack won't ruin their meal and if...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Obese Children are More Likely to be Bullied

I don't have fond memories of grade school. I was a quiet kid who didn't get in trouble and got good grades. That meant I was picked on by some of the "cool" kids, which wasn't easy. It made me insecure about myself, and I still carry some of that...  Read more

The Problem with Praise

I remember the day so clearly. It was the week after the new SimCity video game was released last year and my 13-year-old, Peter, had been pushing the limits of his allotted 30 minutes of screen time. We'd been arguing about his gaming addiction,...  Read more