Monthly Archives: June 2011

I Don’t Wonder “If”, I Wonder “When”…

A few days ago, someone asked me how I feel about delivering the same safety messages time after time, month after month, year after year. He had seen me on … Full Entry »

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Nutritional Research In Children: A Partnership Between The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Baylor College Of Medicine And Texas Children’s Hospital

It is challenging for parents to get good advice about what to feed their children. One of the biggest reasons for that is the limited amount of research that has … Full Entry »

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The Busiest June…

June 11th I returned from Camp Okawehna outside of Nashville, Tennessee. Camp Okawehna is a week long summer experience for children suffering from kidney disease. Children who have had a … Full Entry »

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Sun Protection 101

Here in Texas, it is sunny and hot! Daily sun protection is recommended for every one, but especially important for children. Because children spend more time playing outdoors, a significant … Full Entry »

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MyPlate For Our Children

The USDA pulled the plug on the Food Guide Pyramid last week and replaced it with the family friendly MyPlate. But is it really new? Well… yes and no. The … Full Entry »

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