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Rock the School Bake Sale with Choco-Mint Crownies

Back-to-school season marks the start of the most delicious extracurricular activity: bake sales. This year, there’s a new treat in town – and it’s a creative combination of two bake sale favorites. Half vanilla-rich chocolate chip cookie, half cool peppermint brownie, the Choco-Mint Crownie satisfies two cravings at once.

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Back To School The Heart Healthy Way

Nutritionists say it can be easy for school-aged kids to learn healthy eating habits—all it may take is a little home work.

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New Tricks for an Old Problem: Brown-bag School Lunches

The kids are going back to school. Once again, you are back in the kitchen packing lunches, racking your brain for something different that they will eat. Sound familiar?

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Protecting Children’s Teeth At Home And At School

Learning about what kids drink at school may help keep their teeth healthy. Soda vending machines are in many of the nation’s junior high and high schools. Between classes, many students drink soda because they are thirsty, while some want the caffeine some of the beverages contain.

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In Daycare Centers, Cleanliness Is a Must

Daycare centers have become a way of life in America. More than half of all mothers of children too young to care for themselves hold jobs outside the home. For them–indeed for millions of American families–day-care centers provide a service that is a necessity. If both parents work, a solo parent caring for a child must work, or other family support systems are inadequate, child day care answers a critical need. Unfortunately, though, it often provides something else.

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Quick Tips to Packing a Safe Lunch

A bunch of great tips on how to prepare and package a safe lunch for your child to bring to school.

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Attention Disorder: Overcoming the Deficit

In ADHD, brain areas ruling attention and inhibition don’t work very well. Most children with ADHD are inattentive, impulsive and hyperactive. In teenagers, the hyperactivity often quiets to a restlessness. For some, paying attention is their biggest problem. Others are mainly impulsive and hyperactive.

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