The Cafeteria Swap – How to Make Your Kid’s Lunch ‘Untradeable’

Go Dog Go lunch box for Kindergartener
Photo Credit: Melissa

Hi everyone!

Welcome Mark’s Daily Readers! Today I did a guest post for Mark’s Daily Apple, it is about how to get your kids to actually eating their lunch, and a healthier one at that! Also a brief look into the cafeteria swapping culture.

Please see the post here.

Also, here are the posts of the week:

Friday Round-Up:

4 Easy Steps for Grandparents and Grandteens to Survive the Holidays
Grandparents, great aunts, distant cousins all can take advantage of stressful holiday family situations to bond with estranged teens.

What Do Teens Today Really Worry About? The Top 5 Issues Revealed
Teens talk all the time, but they never seem to talk to parents or adults about what is really bothering them. What do teens talk about? What worries them and why are they not telling parents?

3 Ways Parents Can Get Teens to Talk
Now, that we know what teens worry about, here are a few new tactics to get teens to open up.

What is a Teen Entrepreneur? And How Parents Can Be Supportive
Here are a few questions that Vanessa was grappling with when she first started her business and tips for parents who have kids who might want to start a business of their own.

5 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Connect with your Teen, Tween and Young Kids
A guest post for Zen Habits on different kinds of activities to bond with your family.

Happy Weekending!

Vanessa

PS- Any thoughts on “Today with Vanessa Van Petten” versus “Vanessa Van Petten Blog”?

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