school lunches

  1. K-12

    Why the free school lunch model in Chicago makes sense

    Being bullied because of your family's income is not new, unfortunately, but Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is eliminating the...
  2. Parenting

    Pack a better lunch for your kids

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    It's not as easy as you think to pack a great school lunch all year long. These ideas for packing healthy, nutritious lunches (and...
  3. School & Education

    School humiliates hungry students over their parents' debts

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    Nearly 40 students at a Utah elementary school had their lunches thrown away after they'd sat down and started to eat. Is this a...
  4. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Bus ride-proof your lunch box

    Your child's bus ride to and from school is full of potential pitfalls for both child and lunch box. Make sure your precious cargo...
  5. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Soup's on: How to send soup to school

    Nothing is quite like a piping hot bowl of soup on a cold winter's day. But how do you pack soup for school without it turning into...
  6. K-12

    Best resources for lunch box food kids will love

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    Now that school's back in session, it's time to fill those lunch boxes with foods the kids will love.
  7. Cooking & Entertaining

    School lunch advocacy

    The battle for the school lunchroom will be won in the halls of government through concerted political change. It will require that...
  8. School & Education

    What you need to know about school lunches

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    The National School Lunch Act provides low-cost or free healthy lunches for kids daily. Yet, even if your child is paying full price...
  9. Cooking & Entertaining

    Lunchbox trends: Not your mama's brown bag

    Technology is changing how our children learn, what they need to know and how they get to eat. Cartoons, the latest trends, pop...
  10. Healthy Recipes

    This for that: Healthy school lunch swaps

    So long to the days of PB&J sandwiches, two cookies, an apple and a Capri Sun for lunch. Now, moms everywhere are packing fun,...
  11. School & Education

    Teaching kids to pack their own lunches

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    It’s amazing how much time goes into packing lunches, right Mom? Get your kids to chip in a bit by teaching them to pack their own!
  12. K-12

    Michelle Obama's school lunch program makes kids hungry

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    The first lady has put considerable effort into supporting wide-sweeping changes to school lunch programs. Calories have been...
  13. K-12

    Are your kids really eating their school lunch?

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    We’ve all seen the cute bento box articles and the healthy lunchbox ideas, but how much of Mom’s hard work is really...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Is your child’s lunchbox toxic?

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    A Massachusetts mom has started a petition on Change.org calling on Disney to make lunchboxes safer for kids. Is your kid’s...
  15. School & Education

    Working moms share: How I plan school week menus

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    When it comes to planning school lunches, it's easy to fall into a rut. Here's how a couple of working moms made lunchtime fun and...
  16. School & Education

    Break the school lunch rut

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    Breaking out of the school lunch rut doesn’t have to take a lot of extra time or supplies if you get creative with what you have.
  17. School & Education

    Why your kids should use a bento lunchbox this year

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    Bento lunch boxes are showing up everywhere from Pinterest to your favorite mommy blogs, but are you still confused as to why bento...
  18. School & Education

    Shopping guide for quick school lunches

    It seems like summer just arrived but before you know it, school will be in full swing once again. Once you get the clothes shopping...
  19. School & Education

    Sweet surprises: Lunch box treats to brighten the day

    Just like grown-ups, kids have bad days. Whether it’s a rough test, a lost sports competition or a grumpy friend, you wish you could...
  20. School & Education

    Getting started with bento boxes

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    When making a bento box-style lunch for you and your family, it is essential to include lots of textures, colors and a well-rounded...