How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods: Tips From the Pros

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods: Tips From the Pros

by Lisa Davis, March 3, 2021

Picky eating is common in younger kids. Some studies estimate that 14-50 percent of preschool children and 7-27 percent of older children are considered picky eaters. While the population of picky eaters decreases as kids get older, some children might be less inclined to try new items and eat healthy … Continue reading

The Benefits of Building Healthy Eating Habits With Kids

The Benefits of Building Healthy Eating Habits With Kids

by Lisa Davis, February 12, 2021

There are countless benefits to following healthy eating habits. With a balanced diet, adults and teens alike can avoid that “post-lunch crash,” that makes working or studying hard, while kids who consume nutritional meals can keep up with their peers developmentally and physically.  However, researchers are still learning how humans … Continue reading

Filled under : Child Care Food Program
How Your Teen’s Dating History Can Affect Their Adult Relationships

How Your Teen’s Dating History Can Affect Their Adult Relationships

by Lisa Davis, February 2, 2021

The start of February kicks off Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, where educators and community leaders bring light to rates of teen dating violence and look for ways to prevent it.  Dating violence in teens may be more prevalent than you think. According to the CDC, 26% of … Continue reading

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What Does Living in Poverty Look Like in America?

What Does Living in Poverty Look Like in America?

by Lisa Davis, January 6, 2021

January has been officially designated Poverty in America Awareness Month to shine a light on what it means to barely get by on next to nothing. Poverty is something that is hard for people to see – mostly because those who are poor try to hide it while others don’t … Continue reading

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Looking Back on 2020: What We Accomplished This Year

Looking Back on 2020: What We Accomplished This Year

by Lisa Davis, December 21, 2020

Family Resources celebrated its 50th year in business in 2020, but we did not expect it to look like this. The Coronavirus pandemic created challenges for everyone across the country, and our organization was no exception. However, despite the social distancing, lockdowns, and viral concerns, our exceptional staff and tireless … Continue reading

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