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Babies love citrus, but does citrus love babies?

You have been slowly introducing foods to your baby. But citrus has you puzzled and concerned. You want to share an orange, water with lemon, or perhaps a bite of your grandmother's delicious key lime pie with your baby. Surely you want your little one to appreciate these treats as much as you do. But when is it safe for your baby to have citrus?

Tips for getting kids to eat healthy

With all of the junk foods out there today, getting kids to eat healthy can be a trick. In fact, many kids associate the term “healthy food” with something yucky. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t change your kids’ minds about healthy foods and get them to enjoy eating healthy. Below are some tips to help you out.

Week night dinners the easy way

We’ve all done it. We’ve angled into that drive-thru lane because we were too tired to cook or, worse, too unprepared. We know fast food isn’t healthy. We cringe as our kids insist on French fries instead of apples or carrots or whatever bone they are throwing out for us parents. Sometimes it is just easier to put on the blinders and hand over the debit card.

Healthy snacks for lunch boxes

Packing lunch boxes can be stressful, particularly if you leave it for the last minute as you're trying to head out the door and wrangle everyone into the car. Then there are all the choices: Do you fill it full of organic, nutritious stuff that your child may or may not eat? Do you fill it with items guaranteed to be consumed but not so healthy? And what about allergies... some schools are totally peanut-free, which leaves the old PBJ combo out in the cold.

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