The Ultimate Guide to Packing School Lunches
With school starting right around the corner, the last thing on your mind is school lunches.
Clothes, shoe, and supply shopping are usually at the forefront of your brain.
Trying to maintain your child’s sense of fashion and adhering to the dress code is a whole different battle that will leave you frustrated and exhausted.
Then there is figuring out after school care, practices, games, performances, and every other part of your kid’s schedule.
Who honestly has time to think about breakfast, lunch, and dinner too?
Some of the easiest things to pack are the most terrible for your kid’s health.
But don’t worry, we are going to give you a breakdown of the best and worst foods to pack and a little guidance on how much of what food group they should be eating!
Quick Nutrition Guide for Kids
Most of the suggestions we get for eating healthy don’t really include much quality advice.
We know we need to eat whole grains, fruits, vegetables, protein, and healthy fats.
How much of each of these do we need, though?
How much do our kids need in comparison?