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Fighting the After-School 'Hangries'

For many kids, after-school is the hungriest time of day. Oftentimes, kids get home ravenous and ready to eat down the house. Many parents and caregivers struggle to figure out the best options to feed ravenous, ‘hangry’ (hungry/angry) kids without spoiling their dinner. Here are three strategies on how to address this very common issue along with some easy ideas that kids will love.

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Picky Eater? Don't Panic!

Variety is the spice of life - unless you’re a toddler demanding dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets and mac and cheese for every meal. Picky eating isn’t uncommon among youngsters, but that doesn’t make the issue any less frustrating for parents. What are some ways we can make healthy foods more attractive to a selective kiddo?

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Eating on 17th Avenue

For decades, 17th Avenue SW has been a hot spot, full of lively eateries, fine dining restaurants, and take-out joints along with great coffee houses and cool shops to poke around. There are far too many outstanding eateries to cover in one story, but here are a few spots - old and new - worth seeking out. 

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Plan a Month of Meals

I know I am not alone when I say I am both intrigued and aggravated by the bloggers who share their monthly meal plans. In theory, the meals are amazingly planned out with a shopping list and the added bonus of a nutritional chart. However, when I start looking at some of these recipes, I realize that my family of picky eaters will only eat half of the dinners suggested. So I decided to come up with a meal plan that my family would actually eat. Here are my suggestions to plan a month of easy, nutritious meals.

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