Day: October 7, 2013

What is your breakfast routine?

We have all heard it before: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives you the energy you need to get through the day, and for children it is a valuable learning tool. Heading to school with a full stomach means that they are energized, satiated and ready to learn. I really believe it is true and breakfast has always been important to me. I grew up with a very consistent morning routine. I got up slightly earlier than everyone else (except my Dad who always got up ridiculously early), poured myself a bowl of cereal...

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Eye exams for children, because you don’t know what they can’t see

I was given my first pair of glasses when I was around 11 years old. I didn’t need a really strong prescription, but the difference in how clear things were with them on was amazing to me. I remember studying the leaves on the trees and the stars at night and realizing what I had been missing. I could suddenly see the beauty that had always been around me. I honestly can’t recall how often we had eye exams as kids. I know that I didn’t complain to my parents or teachers about not being able to see clearly,...

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