You’d like to think having kids has made you more honest. But it’s only increased your appreciation of the little white lie.
Especially if said lie comes packed with nutrients.
Open wide for AlternaVites Kids vitamins. The sweet, candylike powder pours right into your kiddo’s mouth and instantly melts away — think Pixy Stix without any sugar or preservatives. The formulation includes seventeen vitamins and minerals specifically chosen for growing bodies ages 4 and up.
There’s no doubt littles are attracted to the magic of strawberry bubble gum and raspberry cotton candy crystals dissolving on their tongues, but what we like most is that you can mix packets into smoothies and yogurt or sprinkle them on cereal and fruit for an extra health boost.
For parents who worry about allergies, AlternaVites are free of eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish, and shellfish.
And that’s the whole truth.
Available online at alternavites.com, $16.
Photo: Courtesy of AlternaVites
Brain Awareness Fair
What: Check out models and play games with local researchers.
Why: Now he knows what’s going on inside his noggin.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St. (215-448-1200). Adults and teens, $16.50; children under 12, $12.50; under 4, free.
Looney Tunes Shorts
What: Crack up at the classic cartoon characters’ antics on the big screen.
Why: Show them what was on the tube long before Dora.
When: Thru Mar. 31. Sat., 11 a.m.
Where: Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr (610-527-9898). Adults, $5; children, $4.
Early Bird Read and Look
What: Listen to A Chair for My Mother and make a related art project (ages 3-5).
Why: Right up your aspiring artist’s alley.
When: Sun., 10:15 a.m.
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., West lobby (215-763-8100). Tickets (required) are free with museum admission and available the morning of the event. Museum admission is $16 for adults, $12 for teens, and free for children.