My kids take after their mom - they love chocolate! For years, I've have a square or two of dark chocolate after lunch and supper. For me, chocolate is the perfect end to a meal--things don't seem … [Read more...] about 5 Secrets to Raising Kids Who Eat Treats Mindfully and in Moderation
I had no idea how easy it was for parents to limit their kids' food preferences, until recently. Last night, my three-year-old daughter watched every move I made at dinner (and copied what she saw!). … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Parents Unintentionally Limit Their Kids’ Food Preferences
When I think about Christmas in years past, many of my memories involve food. Baking with my Mom, devouring homemade cinnamon buns on Christmas morning and sipping hot chocolate (which has since been … [Read more...] about My Top 5 Tips For Staying Sane When Feeding Kids During The Holidays
Today's post is brought to you by my friend and fellow feeding expert, Alisha Grogan. Alisha is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist and mom of three (like me!) and she's also the proud owner of Your … [Read more...] about The 3-Step Strategy to Help Your Wiggly Kid Sit Still at Meals
*This is a guest post by Real Mom Nutrition's Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD When my first son was five years old, I was a brand new soccer mom. I didn’t know the ropes. I didn’t know what to expect. And … [Read more...] about Fed Up With Junk Food Team Snacks? Here’s What To Do.
As much as you feel the need to play "treat police" this Halloween, try not to. It's no fun for you as the parent, and it takes the joy out of Halloween for your kids. Instead, take advantage of this … [Read more...] about The 7-Step Halloween Candy Strategy (That I Swear By!)
Want Your Kids to Eat More Veggies? You're not alone. Veggies tend to be the toughest sell, especially with strong-minded toddlers and young kids. But this tip will be a game-changer. It's backed by … [Read more...] about Want Your Kids to Eat More Veggies? Try This!
After reading one of a fellow blogger's posts on how her preschooler refuses to eat her lunch, I thought I'd "reply" by writing a post with some ideas. Gurpreet Randev, much like many parents of young … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Get Your Child to Eat Their School Lunch