Archive for September, 2009
We had so much fun at the New England Aquarium with the kids. I don’t think I could have taken both by myself but since Mike is still on vacation, we did it together and it was easy. The babies had a great time watching all the fish, the penguins, the seals and the jellyfish. They were exhausted by the time we got back home and are resting up now. Mike and I grabbed sandwiches to have for lunch – the place we went was closing in 5 minutes so options were limited. I went with tomato, basil and mozzarella which is always a delicious treat! Now I need to clean up a little around here while I have some free time before they wake up and are ready to go again.
This Meal (plus the latte) Provides Approximately: Grains = 3 ounces (-whole), Vegetables = 0.5 cup, Milk = 2.5 cup, Meat & Beans = minimal, Oils = 3-4 teaspoons, Discretionary Calories = 40-50 kcals (cheese)
Lunch is going to be late today because we are taking the kids to the aquarium! I got a latte to hold me over.
Last week, I answered a question from a reader who had seen a study showing that probiotic supplements reduced cold and flu symptoms in children. He reasoned that eating yogurt every day might be a good step and wondered how…
Have you seen the Smart Choices label in your local supermarkets lately? The image on the right is what it looks like. This new labeling is called front-of-pack labeling which allows consumers to see the calories per serving and servings…
It’s the last day of September already and that seemed like a fast month! Today Will has a friend to play with at the house and lucky for me, I have an extra set of hands around to help me out with the two babies. For breakfast I had a whole wheat English muffin with peanut butter and jelly along with a banana and a cup of tea. We are supposed to get some rain later but we are going to try to fit in a trip to the park early so these two can get a little fresh air.