How many of us have made the excuse that it’s just too difficult to cook every day? With work, kids, school, friends, family, and everything else pulling us in different directions, it’s easy to see why. But, eating better always involves a bit more cooking, since we can control the quality and quantity of our […]
A big family usually means chaos. There are so many schedules to balance and fires to be put out. We think that the at the very least, you should be able to sit at home for a nice, quick and delicious dinner. So we’ve put together our top ten recommended big family recipes. After all, […]
The problem with summer camps or pre-season tryout hockey camps is that they are usually a shock to your body. The gruelling on-ice and off-ice sessions will deplete your energy stores often much more than you have been used to. If your body is not prepared for the shock, you may feel more tired and […]
There are many examples of families who have tried removing gluten and casein from their autistic child’s diet. However, results are mixed, as much from a scientific point of view as in practice. In this article, I’ll give a brief overview of autism and then I’ll tell you about the gluten-free casein-free (GFCF) diet and […]
Lunches provided in schools around the world reflect the country’s culture and its external influences. For example, it seems that North Americans have a fondness for disposable cups and plates. Moreover, it’s not surprising that in Asian countries, rice is included in all the trays and many countries don’t have dairy products in their menu. […]
Water is the only drink that is essential. In fact, our children’s bodies contain 60% water, several litres of which are eliminated daily through perspiration and urine primarily. So this elimination needs to be balanced. Eating food (especially fruits and vegetables) is of course one way of introducing water into the body, but the most […]
Running is a sport that’s easily accessible to all. No doubt this is one of the reasons why it’s hugely popular. And many parents have even told me how much they are bonding with their kid(s) since they started running together as a family. Other parents have several questions about children practicing this sport. For […]
Eating is a very important act of socialization in our lives. For example, dining together as a family has many health benefits. Not only is the food on the table often more nutritious than a meal eaten alone, such habits also encourage family bonding.
According to WHO (World Health Organization), obesity has doubled worldwide since the 1980s and now affects 35% of adults, and 7% of children. 30% of kids in America are obese as against 27% in Portugal and 15% in France. The governments of the most affected countries are trying implement measures designed to curb this explosion […]
Children should start by learning basic cooking skills and build their way up. Use these age-specific guidelines to help your little chef succeed in the kitchen. Don’t forget to go over safety rules and explain what they can and cannot touch. It’s also important to show them how to safely use equipment.