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Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Sometimes being a good parent means less talking, more listening Jacqueline Baez-Leonard: Sometimes being a good parent means less talking, more listening
"Mom, what’s a lesbian? ... Someone at school called me one, and I want to know what it is."
Claire Flatowicz: Spring Cleaning: Signs it’s time to toss your clothes Claire Flatowicz: Spring Cleaning: Signs it’s time to toss your clothes
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How I Do It: Working mom Nadira Ford-Robbins How I Do It: Working mom Nadira Ford-Robbins
The 28-year-old dishes on discipline, sacrifices (fewer shoes) and her well-mannered 1-year-old.
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Jen Schneider: Take the April Acts of Kindness challenge Jen Schneider: Take the April Acts of Kindness challenge
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Parenting U: Keeping bedtime from becoming a nightmare Parenting U: Keeping bedtime from becoming a nightmare
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Jessica Brashear: 6 things no pregnant woman should be expected to do Jessica Brashear: 6 things no pregnant woman should be expected to do
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5 ideas for healthy lunches for kids

5 ideas for healthy lunches for kids

Eating lunch at school is not just about satiating hunger -- it helps kids learn and is an important part of their nutrition intake for the day.

Yet despite new guidelines intended to reduce obesity and improve the healthiness of school lunches, eating at the school cafeteria can come with its own set of challenges, particularly if a la carte and fast-food options are available.

If your kids are eating school lunches, be sure to talk to them about their choices. And consider asking them to limit their weekly intake of certain foods -- for example French fries -- and make healthier options.

By Josie Loza

on Wednesday, April 23

4:15 am

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