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Health & Wellness:  The New Rules of Peanut Allergies: What Concerned Parents Need to Know

Health & Wellness: The New Rules of Peanut Allergies: What Concerned Parents Need to Know

by Libby Ryan and Nicole Harris Updated September 16, 2019 from Parents.com New guidelines encourage us to introduce peanuts to all kids much earlier. Plus, the FDA recently supported development of a drug aimed at lessening the severity of allergic reactions from...
Towards best Practice: The Educational Program Lunchtime

Towards best Practice: The Educational Program Lunchtime

Lunch should be made a major focus of the day, with children and teachers eating together in their classroom as a community with real tablecloths, napkins, plates, flower vases, pitchers, and silverware. Children should do almost all of the work of setting up, serving, and cleaning. Tablecloths and napkins should be purchased in enough quantity […]

Infant Toddler Nutrition: Aiden Ate Cucumbers At Snack Time

Infant Toddler Nutrition: Aiden Ate Cucumbers At Snack Time

Aiden ate cucumbers at snack time with me today! The cool crispiness, color, texture, who knows? Or was it because he helped peel them, cut them up, and then sat with me while I savored mine? Whatever this celebration is it’s certainly the next step in his food exploration and acceptance of a variety of […]

The Making of Great Little People – A Diet For Little Learners

The Making of Great Little People – A Diet For Little Learners

Food balancing, fats, and focusing The wonderful thing I love about teaching one and two-year-olds is they wear their hearts on their sleeves. Their immeasurable emotional honesty is heartwarming to watch. If they fall down or get their feelings hurt, they cry instantaneously. When they run and play their faces light up with joy, and […]