Is "Mommy, can I have a snack?" something you hear several times a day, most days? If it is, you're not alone. It's easy to create a chronic snacker when you're a parent to a little one--their … [Read more...] about What To Do When You Have a Snack-Obsessed Child
As the parent of a preschooler and baby, I know firsthand how stressful mealtimes can be. They are certainly not relaxing by any stretch of the imagination, but they can be enjoyable and less chaotic … [Read more...] about Setting Mealtime Boundaries For Your Child
Feeding our little ones can be tricky. From how and when to introduce solid foods, to dealing with picky eating, to packing school lunches. Some parents find that feeding their kids is a very pleasant … [Read more...] about Five Common Feeding Mistakes That Parents Make
You've prepared a healthy meal for your family, making sure to include all of the food groups and lots of nutrition. You're feeling hopeful that your child will eat what they've been served--even … [Read more...] about Picky Eating: Four Common “Mealtime Battle” Triggers
Having a two year old is fun, fascinating and frustrating all at the same time. Especially when it comes to eating. These little people are now asserting their independence and trying to … [Read more...] about Feeding Your Toddler: What Is Your Responsibility As The Parent?
It's a tricky job, this Mommy thing. Personally, I am finding meal times particularly tricky with my toddler, who (as cute as he is) is asserting his new found independence in...destructive ways. … [Read more...] about 5 Tips On How To Help Toddlers Establish a Healthy Relationship With Food
Most kids go through some sort of picky eating stage at some point. Let me put it this way- you're a very lucky Momma if you have kids who readily accept all foods. More often than not, I find that … [Read more...] about Why I’m Not Concerned That My Kid Doesn’t Eat Vegetables
A friend recently asked me to write a post on short order cooking for toddlers and kids. Here is what she writes: "One thing I am struggling with is the precocious line between "This is dinner. Eat … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons NOT to Short Order Cook For Your Toddler or Child