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  • Hung out with LEGO Santa for a bit this morning at #legolandatlanta at Phipps Plaza. This year I’m trying to be more intentional about getting the girls out to do Holiday activities even though mama tired. What activities do you do with your kids during the holidays.  Looking for ideas.
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Tips for Snacking on the Go with Mott’s

January 13, 2014

You never think about how important it is to have snacks readily available until you have a child.   Leaving the house with out snack is the main ingredient for a disastrous outing.  Ever been at the mall a little longer than expected right before lunch or dinner? Or, attend a birthday party where they only serve cake?  When this happens you end up feeding your child fast food options.  I would rather save that option for emergency (or lazy) situations. 

  • Make a list of what snacks your child likes to eat.  Don’t introduce a new snack while on the go.
  • Pick snacks children can eat by themselves.   Skip snacks that require utensils.
  • Find snacks that are packaged in convenient snack size portions.   Mott’s Snack & Go applesauce comes in small squeezable pouch.  If your child’s snack of choice doesn’t come in snack size, place snack size portions in resealable baggies.  
  • Pack a variety of snacks.  You never know what mood your child is in.  
  • Choose snacks are small enough to fit in your purse.  
  • Include at least one “break in case of emergency” snack.   You know…that snack your kid will do anything you say to get?  This snack may also be in the form of a candy.
  • No messy snacks!  Say no to snacks that can stain or spill. 

Mott’s Snack & Go Applesauce meets all my requirements.  They come in a variety of flavors that Peyton loves.  Her current favorite is strawberry.  Mott’s Snack & Go Applesauce comes in a convenient squeezable pouch that fits in my purse. 
Do you have any on the go snacking tips?

Mott’s®Snack & Go is the nutritious applesauce kids love in a squeezable pouch they can take with them wherever they go. Mott’s is also the only applesauce brand with Box Tops for Education®, helping to support kids’ schools. Visit Motts.comto learn more.

Compensation was provided by Mott’s® via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Mott’s®.

  • Arionne Nettles
    January 13, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    Oh wow! That’s so convenient! I’m going to have to grab some of those pouches for Jack.

  • ceps weston
    January 13, 2014 at 11:49 pm

    I say invest in a slowcooker and tupperware. Can’t beat that combination! Warm food ready as soon as you get up in the morning and tupperware to carry delicious food around with you all day. Here check out one of my slow-cooker recipes for spicy-brownies: http://paindoesnthurt.com/paleo-spicy-brownies/

  • Tiffany C
    January 14, 2014 at 11:56 am

    I love Motts, always have since i was a kid! YUM!

  • Chicago Mom (Heather)
    January 14, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Hey Trina! How is weight watchers going? I rejoined today. I gained back 22 pounds that I had lost back in 2011!! It’s easy for me to hide b/c I’m so tall but man am I motivated to lose at least 12 of those pounds.

    Email me if you want a weight loss partner! halsumdesign@yahoo.com

  • Nadia Gelin
    January 16, 2014 at 8:58 pm

    YEP.. i got those for my son and target has them in various brands.

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