Author: Connie

Pear-ing Healthy and Delicious!

This pear dish has many health benefits, including gut, skin, heart, and brain health. Packed with antioxidants, nutrients, and plant compounds, you will have no worries serving this healthy snack to children of all ages! Have them involved in cleaning

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Sharing Food and Social Emotional Wellbeing

Cooking and kitchen skills has long been a part of children’s learning. We learn to wash our hands, how to measure, read directions, kitchen safety, and so much more. In addition, there is a real benefit to Social Emotional Wellbeing

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A Hazelnut, Chocolate Smoothie!

Here is a chocolatey treat for the whole family can help create! There are a few great options for spread with lower sugar, but we love roasting our own hazelnuts and making our own. Hazelnut and chocolate spread: Set your

Your Personal Growth Mindset

Something life continues to show us is that bumps in the road happen. The ability to be resilient and persevere, allows us to overcome challenges. We grow in strength and confidence. These things are as important to our children’s success

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Five Mindful Activities for Students with Autism

Studies support students on the spectrum benefit from mindfulness activities. In addition, adults participating with children will also improve their own wellbeing. Mindfulness activities can be introduced to our youngest students and are fantastic for inclusive settings. Here are five

Easy Family-Friendly Lettuce Boats

These Lettuce Boats are a healthy and quick meal that will please even your pickiest eaters! Letting each member of your family to create their own is a fun way to allow for choices. Prepare marinade in bowl: ½ C.

Growing an Attitude of Gratitude

With a season of Thankfulness approaching, we might find ourselves more mindful of the things we are grateful for. My mom always had a felt board out on Thanksgiving. We each had a piece of paper and a pencil to

No Bake Protein Bites

Are you rushing out each morning having no time to eat? We want to help make it easy for you to be well. So here is a perfect no bake snack ready to go when you are! Since they are

Self-Reg Activities Through Mindfulness

I remember my elementary school very well. On the west side of the school, there was a large field with space to play and a baseball diamond. I loved the seasons where our school maintenance would mow the grass on