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February 14, 2011



I was so happy to see that my son's school is requiring only healthy snacks for valentine's day. They are asking students to wear red and white, and asking kids the importance of friendship.


We gave out stickers in the lunch room today that say, "I made a heart healthy choice today!" We asked them what they had that was heart healthy. If they said they didn't have anything healthy for lunch (very few), we asked them what they had for breakfast or what they are going to have as a snack/dinner (that way everyone got a sticker).


So my son came back from school tonight after being asked to only bring healthy foods. Yes, his bag was full of chocolate and candy hearts. I wonder how much candy would have filled his bag had the healthy food request hadn't gone out...

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