Teaching Middle Schoolers About Real Food


A while back I told our 6th grade son’s teachers about a neat experiment they might want to try with the kids.  Somehow that turned into me going into school a couple weeks ago to talk to 60 kids about nutrition!  What a blast it was, to have such an engaged audience who were truly interested in what I was sharing.  Yep, you heard me right.  These middle schoolers were so into this presentation that they got in trouble several times for being so talkative!  I told the teachers that it was really OK, I loved how obvious it was that they were so excited to interact on the topic of food… continued

Read how my recent talk went for our middle schooler’s class, and find out how my big fat mouth got me into trouble AGAIN…


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Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at www.LisaHendey.com for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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