Packing Healthy Lunches for Kids - Part 3 of 3 Part Back to School blog series
By Angela Onsgards, R.D.
With the first day of school right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how we will fuel our children and keep them energized and alert throughout the school day. One of the most important tips that I recommend to parents is involving their children in planning and preparing their school lunches. This will increase the likelihood that the kids will enjoy their lunch and decrease trading with other kids for less healthy choices.
A good rule of thumb is to provide 1 serving of grain or starchy vegetable, 1 serving of lean or plant-based protein, a healthy source of fat, and lots of non-starchy vegetables and fruit.
6 Sleep Tips To Create A Great 1st Day - Part 2 of 3 Part Back to School blog series
By Sheryl Brooks, Registered Nurse
When getting your child or teenager ready to learn and to start the school year right, creating good sleep habits should happen right along with choosing the right backpack, shoes and supplies. Teaching kids that sleep is important and that good choices support good sleep is one more way to help them create healthy habits for life, as well as a successful school year.
Re-starting the Back-To-School Routine, Part 1 of 3 Part Back to School blog series
By Anne Parker, Wellness Counselor
Back-to-school beckons – even though the calendar still says it is summer! Making the transition to back-to-school routines can be challenging. You will pave the way for a workable routine by getting down to basics in a very specific way. Attention to the details and being realistic, even about the obvious things, will create a smooth transition.
By: Miraval’s Kim Kelder, Lead Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist