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Parents Get Active in Farm to School

By Beth Heller We’re really excited to share that this week at Notre Dame School of De Pere, “fourth grade moms” Jodi Danen and Courtney Starry taught their first Farm to School classroom lesson!  Jodi and Courtney found their way in front of the class after becoming engaged in a parent committee dedicated to improving… Continue reading Parents Get Active in Farm to School

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Is Your Food Crashing Your Mood? Stress-Free Noshing

By Beth Heller We say it all the time.  Well-being lives at the intersection of how we move, how we eat and how we connect with each other and the world around us. This September, our blog theme is stress.  And, while our organization doesn’t like to get in the weeds of nutrition advice, we… Continue reading Is Your Food Crashing Your Mood? Stress-Free Noshing

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Grandparents: Less Stressed or Maxed Out?

By Beth Heller Perhaps you didn’t realize that September is National Grandparent’s Month.  And I bet you didn’t realize that grandparenting lies at the center of an academic argument:  does grandparenting cause stress and decrease well-being or does it actually decrease stress and increase well-being? At first blush the answer is “Duh, grandparenting definitely increases… Continue reading Grandparents: Less Stressed or Maxed Out?