Dr. Sears Family Essentials Giveaway- Win 1 month supply {Plus-What I learned about child nutrition} CLOSED

I had the oppertunity to join a webinar March 1, 2011 featuring Dr. Jim Sears, the board-certified pediatrician and star of the The Doctors TV show. The Webinar was to discuss the  latest trends in childhood nutrition, as well as introduce you to the new innovations from Dr. Sears Family Essentials.   I was so excited to learn more about the Dr. Sears Family Essentials doctor-formulated, kid-approved line of 100 percent all-natural drinks, snacks and supplements. 

I have growing and very active children, ages 1 and 4. I am always concerned about their nutrition. Are they eating to much? Am I overly concerned with their daily intake? What are healthy snack choices?

 Here are some of the main points that I learned from Dr. Sears and wanted to share with Living on Love and Cents readers.

  1. Try several small “meals” throughout the day rather than 3 large meals.
  2. It is ok to allow your children to snack throughout the day if you have HEALTHY snacks on hand. (Get RID of the unhealthy snacks)
  3. Do NOT use the “clean your plate” method at dinner. If they say they are done then let them stop eating.
  4. Relax- It is ok to expect good eating at times and bad eating at other times.
  5. Kids will copy your food habits & many times they will eat something just because it is on your plate.
  6. Many times kids want to eat out of boredom. Try to redirect their attention.

For me the BIGGEST thing to learn was that it is ok to let my kids eat healthy snacks throughout the day. I am so concrened with our 3 large meals. But my children are always hungry and therefore fussy about 2-3 hours after the meal. Dr. Sears says this is normal. So I have started something new. Today I had healthy foods on hand and allowed them to eat smaller portions every few hours. And I must say both kids have been happy all day! :)

I am excited to try the new Dr. Sears Family Essentials! Below are the products I am most excited to try. For more information on Dr Sears Family Essentials please visit  www.drsearsfamilyessentials.com .

Cool Fuel is a delicious, fortified and ready-to-drink shake that delivers the nutrition kids need to perform their best – in and out of the classroom.  Made from 100 percent all-natural ingredients, the gluten- and lactose-free shakes contain no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners and 60 percent less sugar than competitive brands. Available in chocolate, vanilla & chocolate banana.

POPUMZ™ are 100 percent all-natural popped whole grain crisps that are packed with protein to help build strong muscles, fiber for healthy digestion and Omega-3 DHA – an essential component for the growth and development of young minds and bodies. POPUMZ have no trans fats, nothing artificial and are available in a variety of flavors that kids love including chocolate, vanilla, carmel and new savory (barbeque, ranch and cheddar).


Dr. Sears Family Essentials Supplement Fruit Chews are 100 percent all-natural and fruit-based, and provide kids with optimal levels of Omega-3 DHA and essential daily nutrients to nourish their minds and bodies.



You can purchase Dr. Sears Family Essentials from their website and coming soon to Wal-Mart stores near you.


One Living on Love and Cents reader is going to win a one month supply of samples of Dr. Sears Family Essentials Drinks, snacks and supplements.


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About Heather Brummett

I am Heather Brummett , the owner of Living on Love and Cents, a Christian, wife and mom of 2 sharing real life experiences. I'm am a Texan, living in Louisiana. I'm a real mom, sharing my real life experiences with the world. Thank you for being a part of my world. To be featured or for information on freelance work contact me at livingonloveandcents@gmail.com.


  1. I follow you via GFC

  2. I would love for my kids to try the fruit chews. My son is obsessed with fruit snacks right now.

  3. I “like” you on facebook

  4. Brenda Sheline says:

    I follow you through GFC

  5. Brenda Sheline says:

    The fruit chews because “Fruit Chews are 100 percent all-natural and fruit-based, and provide kids with optimal levels of Omega-3 DHA and essential daily nutrients to nourish their minds and bodies.” (quoted by you) Which means they are much better for my children than other brands. I love the sound of these.

  6. Tawnya S says:

    I follow via GFC as Tawnya!
    I am most excited to try the Supplement Fruit Chews!
    Thank you for the giveaway!

  7. Tawnya S says:

    I subscribe via email!

  8. Tawnya S says:

    I am a FB fan!

  9. Tawnya S says:

    I follow on twitter!

  10. Tawnya S says:
  11. I’m following you!!’

  12. Heather G says:

    I am a GFC follower and I am excited for my daughter to try the popumz

  13. Heather G says:

    Fan of yours on facebook

  14. heather G says:

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  15. heather G says:

    I am a subscriber

  16. Following on GFC!

  17. I am looking forward to trying POPUMZ™ All Natural Vanilla Crisps.

  18. I realize that I did my mandatory entry incorrectly by posting two comments – so to make up – I have followed you on Facebook & Twitter.

  19. I want to try the caramel popumz!

  20. like you on facebook (Kait P.0

  21. follow you via twitter (@kpicco)

  22. Tawnya S says:
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  24. I follow with GFC
    I want to try the Popumz on my son!

  25. I subscribed to emails

  26. I am a facebook fan of Living on Love and Cents
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  27. rose white says:

    I would like to try the cool fuel.

  28. rose white says:

    signed up for updates

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    I heard about this on luxury living frugal style

  30. Follow you via GFC and most excited to try the Cool Fuel drinks.

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  34. Heard about giveaway through email

  35. Shannon Alexander says:

    Follow on GFC shannon alexander
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  39. I would like to try the popumz because my son is so picky he really doesnt get much for omega 3

  40. I heard about this giveaway through your current giveaways. I had seen you did a review for New Mommy Makeover, which I am doing now, and was curious of your results. I like it and am half way through the 12 wks.

  41. like on fb

  42. Cristy Rogers says:

    Excited to try the Whole Grain Crisps!

  43. Cristy Rogers says:

    Follow on GFC!

  44. Cristy Rogers says:

    FB Fan:)

  45. Cristy Rogers says:

    Heard abou this giveaway on Madame Deals!

  46. gfc follower

  47. i like you on FB and i want to try the fruit chews (hit submit too fast sorry ! idid read directions!!


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