Halloween Lunch Ideas - Thrifty Ninja
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pumpkin chili recipe
easy pumpkin chili that will please a crowd
White Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites for Halloween
Nutella Swirl Rolls
Walking school bus helps fight obesity
New research proves benefits to the Walking School Bus. A walking school bus is when a group of children walk to school with adult supervision. They pick up "walkers" along a planned route. Parents and/or teachers usually supervise.
School lunch boxes too hot for tots
When you stick a carton of yogurt in your kid's lunch box are you remember to include an ice pack? What about when you pack a ham sandwich? A recent study published in Pediatrics showed that more than 90% of the items in lunch boxes and sacks sent to...
ADD increases risk for pedestrian accidents
Children with ADD/ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are more likely to be in pedestrian accidents. Although kids with ADD had appropriate curbside behavior, they still had more dangerous crossings.
Should kids be allowed to buy violent video games?
The Supreme Court in California ruled against a law that would ban children under the age of 18 from buying violent video games. Per a report by MSNBC, a violent video game is one that one that "depicts killing, maiming, dismembering or sexually assa...
Doctors say no to sport and energy drinks
Today in Pediatrics, the committee on nutrition and sports medicine & fitness recommended that doctors "Promote water, not sports or energy drinks, as the principal source of hydration for children and adolescents.
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51 Ideas for Smile-Inducing Lunch Box Notes & Surprises
You may not be able to check in with your school-aged child until after that end-of-day school bell rings, but that doesn't mean you can't l...
Chicken pox - avoid the party
Chicken pox is an illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus. We now have a vaccine that protects our children against this disease. Many parents question the need for this vaccine. After all, we had this same infection as children, and we are fine...
Obamas against bullying
Today President and Mrs. Obama are holding an all day conference to address the topic of bullying in our country. Too many children have suffered, and in some situations children have taken their own lives because of bullying.