How to Manage Halloween Candy with Your Kids For many kids, Halloween is one of the favorite occasions of the year. Parents and caregivers want to see their kids have fun, yet at the same time respect health. With Halloween just around the corner, here are some strategies on managing Halloween candy with your kids […]
Beyond Candy, Halloween Food Ideas The colours orange and black are everywhere at Halloween. Why not create some themed dishes around these colours, in ways that go beyond candy or cookies? Make taco filling with diced sweet potato and black beans. Dice a sweet potato, and boil it until soft. Then mix with a drained […]
With so much recent media hype about the concerns about too much sugar, many parents and caregivers are asking questions about Halloween candy. Read this post from the archives that will help you navigate the debate about how much Halloween candy is OK for kids. …READ MORE
Debating the role of parents and schools for healthy habits for kids Watch my interview with parenting expert Judy Arnall on CTV Alberta Primetime about the recent decision by some schools to ban junk food and check what kids have in their lunch bags.
Parenting tricks for treats Halloween is one of the most popular holidays for many kids. Many parents wonder what the best strategy for how to manage the large pillow sack full of treats and sweets they come home with after trick-or-treating. Here are some things parents and caregivers can keep in mind that will allow […]