| Posted On Jun 26, 2012 | By:

SMArt Kids Food Math: Local = Fresh + Tasty

Summer is here and it’s a perfect time to enjoy some of the healthy, nutritious, local foods available to us.  Local foods tend to be fresher, are seasonal and taste better.  Here are ten ways to eat locally this summer:

  1. Learn what is in season for your area
  2. Shop at a Farmers Market
  3. Join a CSA (community supported agriculture)
  4. Shop at stores that label food origins
  5. Shop the perimeter of the grocery store
  6. Plant a garden
  7. Visit farm stands or U-picks
  8. Choose restaurants that source locally
  9. Shop at locally-owned food producers (bakeries,
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| Posted On Jun 13, 2012 | By:

Children and Technology

Technology surrounds us and now encompasses most aspects of our lives. The pace of change has been incredible. If you are reading this blog, you are doing something that only became mainstream within the last 10 years. The newness of iPods, tablets, laptops, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and everything in between can be quite exciting. However, it presents a particular challenge to families.

Every day, I meet with children and parents who are confronted by difficulties in managing the impact that technology has on our lives.

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