Feeding kids is a tough gig. I know this personally because I have three of them, all with different tastes, preferences and quirks. A meal that is happily gobbled up one day could be completely … [Read more...] about Parents of Picky Eaters: 2 Tried and True Ways to Entice Your Kids to Eat More
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The simple yet game-changing trick that you need to try: It's like clockwork- every evening when I start preparing dinner, my kids run into the kitchen hungry and whiny. … [Read more...] about Want Your Kids to Eat More Veggies? Do This!
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It seems that moms and dads are constantly reaching into their purses, bags, strollers, and pockets for portable snacks to hand to their squirmy tots in malls, indoor playgrounds, on walks, and just … [Read more...] about How This Well-Meaning Habit is Enabling Your Picky Eater
THIS MEAL MIGHT JUST BE THE MEAL WHERE SHE FINALLY ACCEPTS IT! Last week we were eating turkey burgers around the dinner table when I couldn't help but notice my son watching my … [Read more...] about 3 False Assumptions Parents Often Make At Mealtimes