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TOP 10 HEALTHY AFTERSCHOOL SNACKS

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Here’s a recent blog I wrote for The Parent Express: 
NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST AND MOTHER, AMANDA ASHY-BOYD, SHARES HER TOP 10 HEALTHY AFTERSCHOOL SNACKS THAT KIDS WILL EAT AND LOVE

Follow Amanda on Instagram for healthy lunch box ideas or to register for her Eat a Rainbow course.  Alternatively, check out some of her recipes at The Healthy Happy Baby.

Collecting kids from school requires logistical planning comparative to a NASA expedition.

For working parents, wrap-around care needs to be in place five days a week; for mums on maternity leave, it’s praying for that perfectly timed break in between naps and feeds, and hoping that baby will willingly get into the variable sling, car seat and pushchair without making you (both) cry along the way.

For me, three days a week, it’s an hour-long outing, first collecting Melody from nursery, then driving, parking, and walking to collect Eliza on time. Often times I’m running from car to class, with Melody on my hip, desperately trying to avoid being the last parent at the classroom door.

The first thing that comes out of their mouths, having not seen me for six-plus hours is, “Snacky?”

Continue reading at The Parent Express

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