When thinking of the essentials needed for back to school, the first things that likely come to mind are backpacks, textbooks, and writing materials. But what about essentials for the health and well-being of students going back to school? This list of healthy essentials for back to school will make the school year run more smoothly with, hopefully, fewer sick days!
A Healthy Nighttime Snack Routine
A warm mug of one of the many delicious Organic Traditions lattes will help students get a restful night’s sleep. These healthy, dairy-free beverage mixes can be added to either (cold or hot) water or milk-alternative. My favourite flavour is the Turmeric Latte pictured above, but there are also other flavours: beet, chocolate, and matcha.
Having healthy snacks to enjoy during and after school will aid in keeping children focused and full of energy. I like the fact that Wow Butter tastes like peanut butter but actually doesn’t contain peanuts or other tree nuts at all! This is a great alternative to regular nut butters, which
Add Nutrients Naturally
Child Life Essentials is a brand that offers products with naturally derived ingredients to aid in adding vitamins and minerals to children’s diets. If your child’s physician gives the go-ahead, these products are an easy way to supplement healthy foods.
If your child gets sick or develops issues like painful gums and diarrhea, Camilia is a great option to help your child feel better. I like that there is no sugar, dyes, or preservatives added and also that the doses are pre-measured in individual drinkable capsules.
Being prepared for back to school means considering the health and well-being of your children in addition to gathering supplies for in-classroom time.