It’s school time again! You’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that summer is over. Some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: starting school for the first time, new teachers, …Continue Reading Going Back to School!
Don’t miss out on the countless activities that warm weather has to offer families for summer entertainment! The beach can provide endless fun. But, there are plenty of other activities to change things up. Go outside and enjoy blueberry picking, bike riding, and having a …Continue Reading Summertime Fun!
This week’s farmers’ markets will have an abundance of veggies like tomatoes, corn, squash, celery and eggplant along with apples, peaches raspberries and watermelon. Need I say more? It’s obvious that summer is in full swing! Although we’re long past Independence Day celebrations, for many …Continue Reading A Salute to the Kernel!
As parents, we want to do everything we can in our power to protect our children. Using a car seat (child safety seat) is the best protection you can give your child when traveling by car. Child safety seats can substantially reduce the risk of …Continue Reading Best Practices for Car Seat Safety!
Most women agree that breastfeeding is the best way to feed a baby. Although breastfeeding becomes easier with experience, many women find it challenging in the first weeks. Guidance and support are so important. Many generations ago, women had their mothers, sisters and aunts close …Continue Reading It’s World Breastfeeding Week!
One of my favorite summer treats are fresh tomatoes, either from my garden (if my green thumb holds out) or from my local farmer’s market. I sometimes run out of ideas for fresh tomato recipes and hate to see them spoil if I can’t eat …Continue Reading Tomatoes: Taste From the Farmers’ Market
Most people know that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and other major health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking during pregnancy can cause various health problems including premature birth (being born too early), some birth defects, and can result in …Continue Reading How to Quit Smoking During Pregnancy!
Warm Weather is here! With the school year ending around the corner, working parents all over Massachusetts may be starting to think about options for child care, summer camp, and family vacations. We all know how busy the summer can be and many families need …Continue Reading Budget-Friendly Ideas for Your Family this Summer!
Posted by: Terri Mendoza, WIC Nutritionist Do you have a hard time getting your children to eat their fruits and vegetables? Bringing them to your local farmers’ market may help! The farmers often have samples of fresh fruits and vegetables for you …Continue Reading Fun at the Farmers’ Market