This months newsletter is short and sweet, chock full of back to school tips from parenting expert Noel Janis-Norton, healthy eating tips, grown-up getaway suggestions, and a great cause we can all get behind, pediatric cancer research with Cookies for Kids Cancer, and their sponsor OXO who has some tips as to how you can contribute to this cause.
Enjoy reading, we hope you get at least one or two useful nuggets, and check your local editions of Macaroni Kid for great local events and activities for your kids and ...
Who’d you play with? What did you learn?
When I pick my son up from kindergarten, I always ask how his day was, who he played with, etc. and I rarely get much of a response. Sometimes I can even see from his face that something is wrong, but when I ask him what happened, he just says nothing or “I don’t remember.” Is this just my kid, or is this common? How can I get him to talk about his day?
“Clamming up” is a very common reaction from ...
Kids are Back in School, call in the Grandparents to babysit and Escape!
Seriously, the kids are back in school, now you deserve a break. Grab your honey and escape for the weekend to one of these fab resorts. And Starwood Resorts has some great offers for MK readers, including free nights, $100 credits and more.The Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio, TX
Set atop one of the highest points in all of San Antonio within the beautiful Texas Hill Country, The Westin La Cantera Resort is the ultimate blend of recreation and luxury. With six pools, three hot tubs, health club ...
Some ideas and "cheats" to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch
By now, just about everyone’s kids are back in school. And now that you have a moment to breathe we want to share some tips about packing a healthy lunch. Numerous studies show that a healthy lunch enables kids to perform better at school. On the other hand, packing a healthy lunch that the kids won’t eat is no help either. Here are some ideas to get kids eating healthy.
Packing your child’s lunch is a sure way they eat what you want them to eat. Schools ...
OXO Supports Cookies for Kids Cancer - So Can You!
OXO, an FOM (Friend of Macaroni Kid) and leading housewares brand best known for its user-friendly consumer products has joined forces with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national non-profit dedicated to funding new, less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer.
And OXO wants everyone to get involved and help. They have outlined a number of ways that individuals, schools, communities, retailers and even corporations can be good cookies and help fight pediatric cancer, with detailed information available on the Good Cookies site and Facebook page.
A few ways anyone can help ...
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