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Portion Control For Children Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control For Children.

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Make Family Mealtime More Pleasant

As a parent, your days are probably pretty stressful. You get the older kids off to school, run errands, keep the household running smoothly, and maintain your career. At the end of a hard day, you just want to relax and spend some quality time with...  Read more

11 Ways to Have a Scarily Inexpensive Halloween

Halloween is full of treats, but the biggest trick may be on your wallet. Buying a costume for yourself, your children, and even your pets can add up quickly. Throw in the cost of decorations for your home and candy to hand out to the little witche...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

Tips, Tricks and Treats to Teach Kids to Cook

We all know how important it is to prepare nutritious food for our children. But did you know it's equally as important that we teach our children how to prepare nutritious food for themselves? Think about it. When children grow into ad...  Read more

How to Quit Your Job as Short-Order Cook

Most busy parents have put in at least a few shifts as (unpaid) short-order cooks. When time is in short supply and the kids wrinkle their noses at the "icky" casserole you’ve prepared, it can be tempting to heat up some chicken strip...  Read more

Felt like I got out of control while out of town a
Updated 5/23/2016 2:16:45 PM

Felt like I got out of control while out of town and was so scared to weigh myself. Was so pleasantly surprised today to have only gained 1 lb! I'll have that off by the end of the week!...  Read more

Visiting adult children.....hard to keep on progra
Updated 5/23/2016 2:54:16 PM

Visiting adult children.....hard to keep on program..have to eat out a lot. I'm trying to walk some every day, though not like when home. I'll try to do what I tell others to do when they blog about a similar situation....  Read more

Logged my out of control breakfast and I'm at my c
Updated 5/23/2016 3:38:12 PM

Logged my out of control breakfast and I'm at my calories for the day omg. Yesterday was off too. So now that I acknowledged what went wrong, time to adjust. This is about being honest and making the change. I choose to change now! Encouraged!!!...  Read more

How do you control emotional eating? #help
Updated 5/24/2016 8:21:46 PM

How do you control emotional eating? #help...  Read more

My fiance and I have gotten our portion control go
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My fiance and I have gotten our portion control going and don't need to cut down on what we eat now, but I do love me some spicy food! Indian and Thai curries are my favourite and I'm slowly learning how to make healthy curries that taste great!...  Read more

Freeze meals in 8 oz containers

I make large batches of foods that freeze well, and then date, label and freeze the leftovers in 8 oz containers....  Read more

Enjoy your weekend

Eat healthy and limit calories all week and eat what you want on the weekend, with portion control, on the weekend or holidays.Eat healthy and limit calories all week and eat what you want on the weekend, with portion control, on the weekend or holid...  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

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Over the past three decades, childhood obesity has become a national epidemic in this country and if we do nothing to help this generation of kids to learn to embrace healthy habits now they face the potential risk of developing adult diseases such...  Read more