Why Every Mom Should Cheer for Healthier School Lunches

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Alli, Fort Morgan, CO

I was that mom. You know the one. The mom who snubbed the plastic tray and refused to succumb to the whole grain corn dog. I committed to send a perfect balanced lunch in a trendy blue bento. It's okay to laugh. It's also okay to roll your eyes. I did a good job sending a lunch to school with my son in an old model Laptop Lunchbox. I even sent clever jokes about ... Read More

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