Another "calming jar" idea: your kids shake the bottle and then have to watch it till the glitter settles to the bottom. This one has the advantage of being in non-breakable plastic bottles. Also, you can superglue the lids on, so the kids don't open the bottles and drink the glitter glue while they're "calming down."
Dessert Swap: Instead of cookies, go for fruit and chocolate. Two chocolate-covered strawberries: 89 calories Two homemade chocolate chip cookies: 178 calories Calories saved: 89
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Power Oatmeal Pancakes:Ingredients • 2½ cups / 600 ml dry rolled oats • 6 egg whites • 1 cup / 240 ml low-fat milk of your choice • 1 Tbsp / 15 ml ground flaxseed • 1 Tbsp / 15 ml safflower oil • 1 tsp / 5 ml baking powder • 1 tsp / 5ml vanilla • 1 tsp / 5ml cinnamon • Cooking spray