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Kid Friendly Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kid Friendly Food.

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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

7 Tactics for Talking to Kids' Healthy Habit Saboteurs

There's a meme that's been making the internet rounds, and most parents can probably relate: In all seriousness, it can be super frustrating when you work hard to establish healthy habits at home, only to have a well-meaning...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond...  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

Went way out of my way to grab fast food after wor
Updated 9/22/2016 9:09:16 PM

Went way out of my way to grab fast food after work. Pulled in parking lot then went right back out without ordering! Decided to have leftovers instead. Went over calories, but at least I'm starting to break one bad habit! Baby steps, but so proud:)...  Read more

I'm loving having a YMCA membership. Put the kids
Updated 9/23/2016 12:56:16 AM

I'm loving having a YMCA membership. Put the kids in the childcare and I get at least 1 hour of working out in. Then we all go in the pool for a bit. I wouldn't get half the workout if I couldn't use the Y....  Read more

Day 3. Logging my food and exercising. I do 3 -
Updated 9/22/2016 2:14:14 PM

Day 3. Logging my food and exercising. I do 3 - 10 min. Walks on the treadmill. Starting at 2 miles per hour. Doing daily stretching too. I like that best of all. I find it very relaxing. Cheers....  Read more

Just read the article about cheap foods and still
Updated 9/22/2016 11:53:48 AM

Just read the article about cheap foods and still able to eat healthy. I usually buy fresh fruits and veggies but frozen would be perfect for smoothies. Anyone have a favorite brand? Post a price so others can compare. Lets eat #cheap...  Read more

I did not track my food during the last few days..
Updated 9/22/2016 12:21:26 PM

I did not track my food during the last few days.. didnt felt like it :s. In the end I still watched what I ate and still lost a pound but I gotta get back to it and right now!...  Read more

take a friend, meet a friend

i live in a military community that offers a child's room where you can work out AND watch your kids. i either bring friends with kids, or try to make friends there, knowing that it is a comfortable environment makes it easier to want to show up and...  Read more

Kid's Birthday Parties

If you're a parent, you know that the last thing you're worried about when planning your kid's birthday party is 'the parent's nutritional needs.' The buffet of kid-friendly delights are not always in step with your current meal plans. If you have...  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

Mom's Best Tips for Getting Kids in the Kitchen

Turn cooking into a family affair by promoting your kids to assistant chefs. Here are some quick and easy ways to get them involved.Help them plan. Let your children create the menu. Teach them how to plan a balanced meal. Plan around what's in s...  Read more

7 Tips for Feeding Picky Kids

Getting kids to eat healthy has become the Mount Everest of parenthood. Every day is a rocky, uphill battle with daily obstacles thwarting parents’ best intentions: bake sales, kiddie menus, birthday parties and vending machines are everywhere....  Read more

healthy kid friendly food...

4 Hello everyone, I am looking for some healthy lunch and snack ideas for my son to take to school. I'm not clueless, but I am sure salads and fruits are going to get boring real fast for him. I guess I am lucky since my whole family enjo...  Read more