Healthy Festivities at Mom’s Home Care School

Healthy Festivities at Mom’s Home Care School

Mom’s Home Care School Inc., located in Leesburg, Virginia, was thrilled to be part of the National ECE Learning Collaborative in 2016 and continues to practice healthy eating and healthy celebrations to this day. After participating the collaborative, the program changed its policy on celebrations to ensure that all parties serve healthy foods. In addition,… Continue Reading Healthy Festivities at Mom’s Home Care School

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Eating Healthy at JCCS Angel Care, Kentucky

Eating Healthy at JCCS Angel Care, Kentucky

“At JCCS we strive to provide a quality education to young children. However, the nutritional component has always been a concern at our school,” said Johnson County Christian School (JCCS) Angel Care Center Director Linda Daniels. The teachers agreed that they wanted to make some healthy changes while participating in the National Early Care and… Continue Reading Eating Healthy at JCCS Angel Care, Kentucky

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Nutritious Celebrations at Renate Zahn Family Child Care

Nutritious Celebrations at Renate Zahn Family Child Care

“Food has always been associated with holiday parties and celebrations in my program but it hasn’t always been healthy,” says Renate Zahn the owner of Renate Zahn Family Child Care Program in St. Louis, Missouri. Zahn discovered that many of the parties in her program included the usual cakes loaded with sugar and topped with… Continue Reading Nutritious Celebrations at Renate Zahn Family Child Care

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CACFP 50th Celebration

CACFP 50th Celebration

They say “a picture is a worth a 1,000 words.” What would a thousand pictures be worth? Let’s find out together. May 8th, 2018 is the 50th Birthday of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Nemours Children’s Health System and the National CACFP Forum want to celebrate with the entire CACFP community by… Continue Reading CACFP 50th Celebration

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Healthy Sweets and Treats at Our Lady of Lourdes Day Care

Healthy Sweets and Treats at Our Lady of Lourdes Day Care

Parents are often times receptive to menu changes that encourage healthy eating habits; however, when it comes to birthday and holiday celebrations, they can be a little reluctant. As a parent, it’s difficult to allow your child to eat processed and refined foods. However, during celebratory moments, parents do not mind bringing cakes and sweets… Continue Reading Healthy Sweets and Treats at Our Lady of Lourdes Day Care

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