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Now Serving: Meals with Help from Kids - FN705
An increasing number of children and teenagers are eating more meals and snacks away from their home and family. They may be choosing unhealthy ready-to-eat food options rather than spending time preparing a healthy snack or meal – and eating with their families. Encouraging children and teenagers to cook can build healthy lifestyle skills, creativity and healthy food choices. You also are helping them form good eating behaviors that will last a lifetime.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Eat Smart: Enjoy Breakfast Every Day - FN1433
Eating breakfast fuels the body with needed nutrients, provides energy for an active day, gets you ready to learn and helps you keep a healthy body.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
Bright Beginnings #1 Preparing for Parenthood - FS601
Becoming a parent brings about a series of changes in the life of a person. Preparing for the transition to parenthood includes changes in life roles and taking steps to manage such changes. New or expectant parents and others can prepare for parenthood by considering skills, tasks, experiences and resources that can assist in becoming a parent.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Bright Beginnings #2 The Transition from Partners to Parents - FS604
This publication is meant to help couples think about the transition issues they will experience or already may have experienced in becoming parents.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Terrorism - FS635
Children, especially young children, may experience challenging emotions when faced with stress resulting from exposure to terrorist acts. From the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City to the tragedy of Sept. 11 to terrorist events that occur in other parts of the world (for example, Israel, Spain, London, Pakistan), exposure to terrorism and its graphic results is a difficult experience for many children. Parents and other adults can best support children through kindness, understanding and reassurance.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
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