Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Janet Skibicki is a 43-year-old working stepmother of teenage twins. Until her mid-30’s, she was able to easily work in exercise and healthy eating. Fruit & Vegetable Blog: Stem & Stalk ... Let's Talk: Janet Skibicki: Fruits and Veggies More Matters.org Now married with kids, she’s found it harder to stay on track with her fitness regime, while trying to instill healthy habits into her family’s daily routine. Janet and her family must pay particular attention to maintaining healthy eating habits as her husband has type 1 (juvenile) diabetes. She draws from her own upbringing, which included lots of fresh fruits and veggies, as a foundation on which to educate her family—something easier said than done.

Stem and Stalk … Let’s Talk is Janet’s venue for sharing her experiences with getting kids to eat healthfully, changing bad habits, and the overall ups and downs that come with parenting … as well as her own challenges as she moves into the next phase of her life. Join Janet weekly for her latest post.

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