Spring into March

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March, when winter ends and spring begins, is a very busy month this year.This year, the Easter holiday falls on Sunday, March 31. For many families, it’s a day of traditions, such as coloring eggs together and hunting for them in the backyard, or making and sharing a goodie-filled Easter basket. Metro Parent suggests making healthy Easter treats with the kids.However you observe the holiday, please make sure to create fun memories with your family.

Spring also is the season when veggies to take center stage on many plates. For examples, Michigan State University Detroit Extension offers Cooking Matters with classes and resources on nutrition, food and topics related to healthy eating here.In addition to being Social Work Month and National Women’s History Month. March also is National Nutrition Month — it’s a great time to talk about healthy choices with our kids — and National Reading Month, a great reminder to open a book and read together or for our selves. Reading Is Fundamental has online resources and ideas.The Vernal Equinox, when day and night are each 12 hours, happens on Tuesday, March 19 at 11:04 p.m. ET. We in the Northern Hemisphere will enjoy steadily longer days until the Solstice that marks the beginning of summer on June 20.