3 Tips for Healthy Meals: School Breakfast

October 17th, 2011

Do your kids eat breakfast before school? Maybe sometimes they grab something on the way out the door. Or maybe they eat breakfast at school. With bus schedules and work commutes and everything in between, sometimes “healthy” gets overlooked and “convenient” wins the race. The fact is, kids’ brains and bodies need breakfast to “break” […]

Tips for Parents Looking to Encourage Their Kids to Be More Physically Active

October 12th, 2011

Personal health: we talk about how important it is, we praise its benefits, we even toast to it. These days, however, health tends to fall by the wayside more often than not. Sometimes, that might just be due to a full schedule. Where can you fit in a workout when you work overtime on a […]

Healthy Snacks to Pack Your Kids for School and Family Outings

October 10th, 2011

Food keeps us going. We need it to survive, grow, and stay energized. We eat to live, though some of us live to eat. Whether you are a gourmand with a well-trained palate or just an Average Joe who enjoys burgers and fries, there’s no denying the communal joy of good food. Kids probably have […]

3 Tips for Healthy Meals: School Lunches

October 6th, 2011

Whether you send lunch from home or your kids eat school meals, you know how important it is that kids’ brains and bodies get healthy meals at school. In the morning rush, sometimes “healthy” gets overlooked when packing lunch at home, and “convenient” wins the race. Or you’re just plain out of ideas! Consider this: […]

Congratulations to the 2011 PEP Grant Recipients!

October 4th, 2011

Each year, the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) awards millions of dollars to schools and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve physical education programs. The winners for the 2011 Pep Grant  were just announced… congrats to all who won! Here’s some information for 2011 PEP Grant Winners: New: Resource Guide for PEP […]