How to Pack Healthy Kid Lunches

Loading up lunchboxes for school can be a breeze, or it can wreak havoc on your morning routine.

Need a few tips on smoothing the process? This article by Alicia Rockmore & Sarah Welch offers shopping suggestions, ways to make healthy foods fun, tips on what to pack, and more. They even give ideas on encouraging kids to make their own lunches. Three cheers to that!


Working Moms and Nutrition

Family Wellness | December 7, 2009 | By

Recently, a study by researchers at Cornell University looked at the eating habits of working parents. They concluded working folks are busy – really busy! No surprise there, right? But they also learned one’s work hours and responsibilities can negatively impact nutrition, and in a big way.

Read more in this article by Susan Wenner Jackson  at


Nutrition in Schools Improving — But Still Far from an ‘A’

Family Wellness | November 13, 2009 | By

In a nation battling obesity, your kids may be getting more than reading, writing and arithmetic at school. Soda pop, ice cream and cookies just might be in the mix.


Do Your Children Know They’re Special?

Family Wellness | October 26, 2009 | By

Taking time to make your children feel important and loved can be, well, tough. Working and raising a family along with the million and one things on the to-do list can be so stressful, we sometimes forget what’s really vital in life.


Stephanie Allen Shares Her Favorite Sites

Our Company | October 5, 2009 | By

Stephanie Allen

Dream Dinners Co-founder, Stephanie Allen,  loves networking online and finding great websites and blogs full of information to share with others.  Here are a few of her current favorites:


Maddens Mommy Minute

Our Company | October 2, 2009 | By

The show Maddens Mommy Minute on KHOP @ 95-1 in Modesto, California did a great segment on Dream Dinners! Madden & Carla (our Modesto, CA Dream Dinners Owner) go on to explain the Dream Dinners experience, the assembly process, why it is so important to have dinner with the family and why Maddens family loves it.


Understanding and Reducing Stress for Today’s Moms

Family Wellness | September 9, 2009 | By

Today’s moms must juggle a large number of priorities ranging from work, to kids, to preparing dinners. When the number of priorities are overwhelming, it can lead to unhealthy levels of stress. The following article from Life123 explains how stress works and how we can protect against it.