Lesson Plans & Resource Guides

Lesson Plan: The Best Me / El Mejor YO

Lesson Plan: The Best Me / El Mejor YO

Goal: To understand what contributes to creating a diet that builds healthy children and families by using USDA dietary guidelines for MyPlate. Objectives for Parent: To understand the importance of variety & balance in meals. To increase consumption of fruits and...

Lesson Plan: Way to Grow / Asi se Crece

Lesson Plan: Way to Grow / Asi se Crece

Goal: To educate the parent / care-giver about the importance of healthy gums, teeth and bones. Objectives for Parents: To understand why good dental health during pregnancy is so important to mother and child. To understand how to prevent tooth decay and dental...

Lesson Plan: Born to Move / Nacido para Moverme

Lesson Plan: Born to Move / Nacido para Moverme

Goal: To apply the understanding of why activity is important to the physical, emotional, mental and social development of children. Objectives for Parent: To understand the importance of movement in infancy To develop my toddler’s brain and body through movement To...

Lesson Plan: Look at Me / Mirame

Lesson Plan: Look at Me / Mirame

Goal: To educate the parent/care-giver/teacher about how diet, exercise and sleep routines affect weight gain. This will also serve as an introduction to the child about the importance of healthy choices. Objectives for Parents: To provide scheduled, pleasant meal and...

Lesson Plan: Family Meals / Comidas en Familia

Lesson Plan: Family Meals / Comidas en Familia

Goal: To apply the understanding of why sharing meals (past infancy) is important to the physical, mental, emotional and social development of children. Objectives for Parent: To build the emotional health of my child during shared meals. To develop social skills...

Prenatal Resource Guide

Prenatal Resource Guide

Hooray!! What an exciting and important time of your life! Bringing another life into this world is full of challenges, opportunities and pitfalls. Promising Pregnancies / Embarazos Prometedores is here to help keep your pregnancy on a healthy track and avoid as many...

Parenting Resource Guide

Parenting Resource Guide

Getting Started Whether you’re married or single and expecting….you’ve just married a person with children…..you’re blending your family with your spouse’s….your child has just left his/her child with you….you’ve adopted a child….the list of possible parenting...

Breastfeeding Resource Guide

Breastfeeding Resource Guide

Deciding to breastfeed a child makes an important difference in both the child’s and the mother’s lives. Each will benefit through improved health and a closer emotional relationship. The whole family can participate by encouraging and praising the mother, helping...

Creating Opportunities for parents and Children to Share activities around nutrition where they are both educated and they are both entertained.

And it can be fun!! As we read, color, talk and play with our children, we can use materials that support healthy habits. We can entertain and educate them about the importance of healthy choices while providing the tools to help them enjoy a long and healthy life.

Prevention is the name of the game

As parents, teachers and care-givers we are entrusted with the responsibility of getting our children off to a healthy start, preparing them to make healthy choices and preventing the establishment of unhealthy, need-to-be-broken, bad habits.

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