Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

Are your kids fussy about food like mine?  Both my husband and I are foodies now, however, as kids we were both extremely picky.  My mother-in-law told me that my husband subsisted on peanut butter sandwiches for most of elementary school, and I fed my peas and other vegetables to the dog under the table….

Non-Toxic Chemical Free Lice Eradication by the Lice Wives of Morgan Hill

There’s no topic too taboo for us to tackle here at Kids + Love + Acupuncture, especially when it comes to keeping kids healthy without toxic chemicals.  So, today we’re talking about lice!  Those little creepy crawlers are SO gross!  Yuck!  Just thinking about them makes my head itch! Did you know that the toxic chemicals…

Why I Decided Not to Allow Sugar in My Classroom: A Teacher’s Story

Sugar is everywhere! Kids experience it at the end of sports games, at birthday parties, and even in the classroom. This inundation of sugar creates kids with a pretty hefty sweet tooth. How do we stop the sugar? I think we can start in the classroom. As a classroom teacher for over 30 years, I…

Who Else is Tired of Junk Food in the Classroom?

  Are you concerned about what your kid is eating at school?  Are all the treats brought into the class for birthdays and class celebrations driving you bonkers?  You are not alone, my friend.  Many parents share your frustrations and I think the time is right for concerned parents to stand up and be the…

Let’s Make Class Parties All About the FUN and Not the Food!

Back-to-school marks the return of making lunches, keeping schedules and class celebrations. We want our kids to develop healthy eating habits because it is the foundation for healthy robust bodies! The old saying holds true, “we are what we eat.” Unfortunately, these days kids are exposed to a variety of foods that offer little nutrition…