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February 13, 2008


PTO mom

One possibility for consideration should be learning how to celebrate without always emphasizing food. Kids have been conditioned to think that way. Our pre-school had a policy of no sugary food for kids (I frankly wanted no chemicals and additives to be given to my kids). However, they were very creative in their celebrations and focused on cultures, costumes, dancing, games, and if need be, healthy foods (which they would also have the children help prepare). Why aren't more schools getting the message that the constant rotations of parties and junk foods are making our kids sick and fat? I hope more people will consider alternatives to these outdated types of parties.

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