[blindkid] Options for a healthy lunch

Jody Ianuzzi thunderwalker321 at gmail.com
Thu May 7 15:57:44 UTC 2015


Oh I absolutely agree that school should not say anything about the content of a student's lunch. If   Had children in school and wanted to send them to school with a hostess cupcake I would not want anyone to tell me whether that was good or bad

When my daughter was in fifth grade one of the other fifth-grade teachers would actually grade the students on their snacks and lunch content. I am glad that my daughter did not have that teacher because there would have been a battle of principles. 

I am also concerned at the number of students who are diagnosed by their teachers with ADHD or autism. My neighbor is convinced her son is autistic because the teacher told her so. I asked her if he had been evaluated by a psychologist or a doctor and she said no. 

My children are now grown adults and they are very healthy in spite of all those Hostess cupcakes 😀

JODY 🐺
thunderwalker321 at gmail.com

"There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes."  DOCTOR WHO (Tom Baker)

> On May 7, 2015, at 11:09 AM, Julie Yanez via blindkid <blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> Any and everything can be good and bad in moderation. I personally send my
> kids with a little snack here and there as a "pick me up". I as an adult
> need that mid day coffee or soda. I cookie here and there for my kids won't
> destroy their adult dating habits. Of anything, they see it as a reward for
> a long day of hard work at school.
> On May 7, 2015 7:54 AM, "Marianne Denning via blindkid" <blindkid at nfbnet.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> My children are grown but I am a teacher.  I don't think schools
>> should be telling parents how to feed their children at lunch time.
>> We, as parents, should make decisions about what is good for our
>> family.  Yes, we may make "bad decisions" but why does someone else
>> think they are better than we are.
>> 
>>> On 5/7/15, Roanna Bacchus via blindkid <blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>> Dear Parents,
>>> 
>>> The subject of this email stems from a recent news story out of
>>> Colorado.  One mom packed a pack of cookies in her daughter's
>>> lunch because she ran out of fruits and vegetables.  The school
>>> sent a note home about the cookies in her daughter's lunch
>>> because the teacher thought they were unhealthy.  Do you think
>>> teachers should be able to say what's healthy for their students
>>> to eat? I'd love to hear your thoughts on this topic.
>>> 
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>> 
>> --
>> Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
>> Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
>> (513) 607-6053
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