Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why picky is a bad word

“All kids are picky eaters. They grow out of it. They will eat when they are hungry.” While there is some truth to all of these statements, the beliefs behind them lead to frustrated parents, and toddlers who rule the … Continue reading

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Oh Brother

Picture this. You’ve been trying really hard to set some rules at mealtimes with your toddler. For instance, you have decided that it is totally reasonable for them to take one tiny bite of something off of their plate before … Continue reading

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Juice

With all of the focus on getting enough hydration these days, well meaning parents often push juice on their children, assuming they are doing the right thing. Although water is the beverage of choice for health conscience adults, many people … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Mealtime Sanity

Almost every child can be described as a ‘picky eater’ at one time or another. It is not only typical, but also developmentally appropriate for children to challenge the adults in their life. This is especially true for toddlers, and … Continue reading

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My Child is in Distress!

One of the hardest things to do as a parent is to watch your child in distress. And you can bet that they pick up on that at an early age! Crying is one of the most effective ways for … Continue reading

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