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Spring Fever

Spring Fever

Spring wakes—and speeds—everything up. Flowers, kids and even the time may seem like it’s flying by quicker. While enjoying that fresh, warm air, you may daydream your time away and forget about your dinner responsibilities.

Dinner at this time of the year may still be at the kitchen table, but it might also be on the sideline of a soccer game or at a restaurant. If you have children, encourage them to help prepare meals can help them stay involved and realize the hard work it involves.

When eating, close out all distractions and focus on food. This teaches you to take your time and pay attention to what goes in your mouth, which allows you to better understand the feeling of being full. It’s a great lesson to learn as a kid—and as an adult. Remember the old adage—“Stop and smell the roses”—apply that to your dinner and you’re set! [Independent Record]

Posted: 4/9/08