Bits & Pieces: Keeping Your Kids Humble, Ending Mealtime Battles, An Awesome New Healthy Eating Spot Opens

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Fear that you are raising a materialistic kid? This NYT article lays out some rules that can help keep your progeny grounded. It’s probably nothing you haven’t heard before, but it’s good to see it one place, and again.

Here’s how to end those trying toddler-at-mealtime battles in a few simple steps.

If you haven’t heard, Snap Kitchen — a health food chain out of Austin — has opened in Old City and Fairmount. The editors at Be Well Philly aptly called it Wawa for healthy eaters, because everything is packaged to-go. I sampled a few dishes this weekend and some were better than others, but this is honestly just the thing that busy moms who want fresh healthy food on the go need. So happy it’s here.

There are baby penguins at the new indoor penguin exhibit at the Aquarium.

Have a hard time implementing new habits? (Me too. So far this year I’ve not done a lot of things.) This Fast Company article breaks down an easy way to stick to new habits. So simple!

We worship this mom who had the composure and confidence to ignore her child’s tantrum in the middle of a busy store. And I bet her kids are better for it.