High School Open House

We are at a point again in Cody and Nick’s education where they are at the same school, the high school. I’m sure many parents agree that this makes things so much easier. I don’t even feel like I need to explain why because the reasons are so obvious. So last night we had an […]

Ford’s Drive One 4 Ur School Fundraising Event

If there’s one thing that drives me crazy, it’s the school fundraiser information that comes home from school every year. The kids both have different packets of stuff to buy and they get a percentage of the sales, not a huge percentage in most cases. The big problem with that for me is that there’s […]

Please disregard the school’s wellness policy

My sons’ school district has a wellness policy, a clearly written, well defined wellness policy.  For the most part it is followed.  For the most part.  There are no soda machines that the students can purchase from (you read that correctly, none accessible to the students, but there might be soda machines where the teachers can make […]

It’s Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, It’s also my Passion

My kids go back to school next week and you know what that means?  It means it’s back to me weaseling my way into visiting the cafeteria during my son’s lunch period. You know, to chat.  About things like math, science, oh, the science of some of the cafeteria food, that is.  I have discussed such […]

A School’s Responsibility to Provide a Healthy Lunch Program

I am on a committee to work toward a healthier lunch program in the school district my children attend.  Some will say that feeding our kids healthy starts at home and is ultimately the responsibility of the parents.  I fully agree with this, however, for the one meal a day that the school district provides […]