Blog Posts By: Gretchen Speer Patch, MPH

Make Breakfast Time Your Favorite Time

March 3, 2014


Do you have trouble getting your children out the door with breakfast in hand bright and early in the morning? Do you find yourself begging your child to eat breakfast […]

When It Comes to Snacks at School, Change Takes Time

October 3, 2013


Few places are more powerful than the school setting when it comes to positively impacting children’s health and childhood obesity. Improvements to the nutritional criteria for school lunch implemented last […]

We Are Made to Move and So Are Our Children

March 28, 2013


When I was a kid, my older brothers and I were told to go outside and play until we were called for dinner or the sun went down. Many children […]

School Meals Are Only One Piece of the Puzzle

February 6, 2012


January was a big month for the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs as the USDA made sweeping changes to nutritional standards for school meals for the first time in […]


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