Hassle-Free Healthy Breakfasts for Your Kids

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: School mornings can be very hectic for parents. But if your kids miss breakfast, it could mean a bad start to their day.
Air Date: 8/14/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr Corinn Cross, MD
dr cori crossDr. Corinn Cross was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Barnard College where she graduated cum laude and majored in philosophy. She went on to attend the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ, where she was selected for the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Cross did her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She has continued to work at CHLA as a general pediatrics attending.

Dr. Cross is actively involved in her local AAP, Chapter 2, where she is an obesity champion. She is co-founder of the Fit to Play and Learn Obesity Prevention curriculum. Through a collaboration between AAP Chapter 2 and the L.A. Unified School District this curriculum is being used to educate at-risk students and their parents on the risks of obesity and to help them to lead healthier lives. Dr. Cross is an AAP Spokesperson and speaks to children throughout the L.A. school district about obesity, healthy lifestyles and the benefits of walking to school.

Dr. Cross is a member of the Executive Board for the AAP's Council on Communications and Media. She is the Editor of the Council on Communications and Media's blog.
Hassle-Free Healthy Breakfasts for Your Kids
With the school year ramping up, mornings can become extremely hectic for parents.

But if your kids are skipping (or missing out on) breakfast, it could mean a bad start to their day.

In this segment of Healthy Children, Melanie Cole, MS, and Dr. Corinn Cross, MD, help you get your children off to a great start to their school day with hassle-free, healthy breakfasts. Give your child the gift of energy to think clearly while still having energy to burn.
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