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The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

Healthy Weight Week: How to Keep Kids Healthy

January 23, 2015

Maintaining a healthy weight can be frustrating for everyone. The proper weight can help you and your kids avoid future health problems. Give them a healthy start – show them a healthy lifestyle, and help them stay active. Try these tips to support your kids to develop healthy habits: Keep Track: When you go grocery[…..]

Purposeful Parenting Month: Setting Nutritional Goals

July 17, 2014

July is Purposeful Parenting Month—an entire month about making sure you are being mindful of every part of your child’s life, including their nutritional health. When your child is hungry, it is very easy to give them whatever meal is closest and fastest. What you are giving your child to make them stop crying may[…..]

Craving Quenchers: Healthy Snacks to Feed Two

March 12, 2014

Having a healthy diet during pregnancy is important for mom and baby. Many women find themselves in situations where the craving calls are almost impossible to ignore. Satisfying those cravings the healthy way does not have to be boring. Try some of these good-for-you snacks when your cravings are calling: Banana with nut butter Hard-boiled[…..]