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Fighting the After-School 'Hangries'

For many kids, after-school is the hungriest time of day. Oftentimes, kids get home ravenous and ready to eat down the house. Many parents and caregivers struggle to figure out the best options to feed ravenous, ‘hangry’ (hungry/angry) kids without spoiling their dinner. Here are three strategies on how to address this very common issue along with some easy ideas that kids will love.

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Eating on 17th Avenue

For decades, 17th Avenue SW has been a hot spot, full of lively eateries, fine dining restaurants, and take-out joints along with great coffee houses and cool shops to poke around. There are far too many outstanding eateries to cover in one story, but here are a few spots - old and new - worth seeking out. 

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Picky Eater? Don't Panic!

Variety is the spice of life - unless you’re a toddler demanding dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets and mac and cheese for every meal. Picky eating isn’t uncommon among youngsters, but that doesn’t make the issue any less frustrating for parents. What are some ways we can make healthy foods more attractive to a selective kiddo?

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Packing a Better Picnic

During our fleeting frost-free months, Calgarians like to take their meals outdoors to eat whenever possible, as evidenced by brimming patios on sunny summer days. But picnics are making a big comeback - instead of jockeying for position on a patio, go find yourself a patch of green, luscious grass. 

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