School Lunch Check List- B. Fit Long Island

Now that school is starting back up parents all over are racking their brains…”what should I pack for lunch?”

Here is a school lunch check list (with a few examples) to make sure you are sending your kid to school with a healthy lunch thanks to Erika Burdick of B. Fit Long Island.

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Bookworm Wednesdays at Showcase Cinemas

Showcase Cinemas has a great incentive for kids to read throughout the summer.

Every Wednesday from July 5th to July 26th, Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas and Island 16 Cinema De Lux presents Bookworm Wednesdays, a rewarding program designed to encourage summer reading. Kids who bring a book report (downloadable on Showcase’s website and available at a participating box office) to a select family film each Wednesday in July will receive free admission! Adults and children under the age of six who accompany a qualifying participant will also receive free admission. Children who wish to participate but are not yet reading on their own are encouraged to draw a picture about a story an adult has recently read to them.

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Memorial Day BBQ Food Swaps

With the upcoming holiday weekend you are likely to be attending at least one BBQ.

When we gather with friends food and drinks with high calories are often part of the mix. While you don’t want to be “that person” saying “no” to all the food and drink you can try to be conscious of what you eat.

Try out some of these food swaps at your upcoming BBQ’s this weekend:

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2017 Summer Movie Express at Regal Cinemas

Family fun movies playing on Tuesdays & Wednesdays for the summertime!

Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. Each week both movies play on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

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How many snacks do we eat each day?

My kids are always asking for a snack! As a result, I always have a snack.
Snacking is okay but, are we making the healthier snack choice? And, how often are we snacking?

As a parent we walk around the house we pass the counter and if there is a dish of cookies or chips we would put our hand in grab one or two and keep moving, without even thinking about it. Then, that one cookie turns into two, three or even four cookies. Imagine how many calories we are eating and not realizing it.

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Summer $1.00 Movies at Regal Cinemas

Regal Movie Theatre has $1.00 movies on Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer. See the exciting family movie line-up in the post below.

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Admission to the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets available for purchase at the box office and all movies start at 10:00 am. Each week both movies play on both days. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

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