Head Start makes healthy eating a family affair

Head Start makes healthy eating a family affair

You are born with about 10,000 taste buds. Your tastes change as you age. As you grow older, you may begin enjoying foods that you once didn’t like. Sweets might not taste as good to you as they did when you were a kid. You might begin eating—and even preferring—salty, spicy and bitter foods. Coffee may taste good. Brussels sprouts too. But a lot of our flavor preferences are also rooted in our early experiences with food. As adults, we gravitate towards the foods we ate when we were children.…

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Head Start students have a hoot with hoops

Head Start students have a hoot with hoops

A hula hoop may be a simple toy, but that’s what makes it ideal for creative play. That’s what Toledo-area performer Brittany Loren showed preschool students when she visited Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) Perrysburg/Rossford Early Childhood Center Head Start classes on Feb. 26. Loren has been performing professionally for more than three years at area events and also heads a group of professional performers called Glovation. She demonstrated to students the numerous ways in which they can use a hula hoop for play.…

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Students celebrate Afterschool program

Students celebrate Afterschool program

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (formerly WSOS Community Action Commission) Afterschool program students from Clyde McPherson Middle School and Fremont Ross High School joined in the nationwide Lights On Afterschool event on Oct. 26.…

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