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dr_yum_logovert-repairedWe are THRILLED to announce FredParent is teaming up with Doctor Yum (Dr. Nimali Fernando) to help the families of Fredericksburg live healthier lives.

Doctor Yum is sharing EXCLUSIVELY with FredParent readers, local healthy food finds from around the 'Burg.  Check them out here.  If you find your own great finds, please be sure to let us know so we can spread the word.

If you haven't seen her website yet, check it out!  It's full of wonderful kid-tested recipes and ideas for helping your kids try new foods.  Make sure to check out her videos of her Tiny Tasters trying new foods, too.

Here's a little taste of what Doctor Yum has to offer...

garden2Our Square-Foot Garden Chapter 1

Spring has sprung here in Virginia and we enjoyed a warm day that hit the high 80?s! A couple weeks ago, we planted some spinach, arugula and swiss chard seeds. We also had put in some young plants (cabbage, collard ... Continue reading ?

 

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Pouches' Community Corner

Adoptive parents in Fredericksburg now have a new partner on their journey to a healthy family. In 2016, Children’s Home Society was awarded a $125,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Social Services to extend their Richmond area post-adoptive services to the Fredericksburg area.

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Now CHS is looking to find adoptive families in the area who need support before they hit a crisis point. “It doesn’t matter which agency they adopted from, or when that happened,” said Buckheit. “We want to offer a lifetime of support to adoptive families in the Fredericksburg area, especially those who haven’t been aware of our services in the past.”

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