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5 Tips to Encourage Picky Kids to Eat Their Veggies

As a leading child-feeding expert in Canada, I've helped thousands of families get their picky eaters to try new foods on their own without...

How to Persuade Kids to Eat Healthy ​with Fresh Ideas to Try at Home

Carrots have a lot going for them. They’re colorful, healthy, versatile and easy to grab on the go. They’re even a favorite of fuzzy...

Worried About Your Child’s Weight? Foods to Help Your Child Gain Weight Safely

Are you worried that your child isn't eating enough? Is your child falling off the growth curve? Underweight children sometimes don't consume enough food...

10 Tips to Fight The Veggie Battle With Kids

Let me guess – your kids don’t like vegetables or any healthy food and no matter what you try they just refuse to eat them....

The 4 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Kids if You Want Them to Like Vegetables. Creating Healthy Habits for Kids

Having a child who likes vegetables is often seen as a marker of a “good parent.” So much so, that parents will often do...

Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies By Channeling Your Inner Artist

My refrigerator leads a double life. No longer just for food storage, it’s an art gallery, too. This happened soon after our little guy...

A Parent’s Protest Against Picky Eating. How I’m Overcoming It and So Can You.

It was nice while it lasted. That seems to be the mantra. When my child began eating solids, he was happy to devour anything....

Foods that Fight Temper Tantrums. Good Mood Foods!

Even though those Goldfish crackers or fruit roll-ups seem like a good snack for your kid, they may be doing more harm than good. In...

Messy Mealtime: What You Need to Know When Feeding an Infant

Introducing your baby to solids can be a truly lovely experience; watching them get to grips with all those new flavors and enjoying introducing...

Under Pressure: Why Pressuring Kids to Eat is Never a Good Idea

Last week I posted this image to my facebook page and it got more shares than anything else I’ve ever posted. And most of...

Why Do Foods Cause Tantrums or Mood Swings in Kids?

The terrible twos can follow a toddler into adolescence, but it may not just be a coincidence that your little one is getting upset...

Why Kids Don’t Eat: What is Dysphagia?

Young children begin to experiment with foods from the moment they are born. With different foods, comes different textures, which can sometimes lead to...

The Low-Down on Dessert

Dessert Rules:  “ Dessert rules say: if you don’t eat your peas, you can’t have dessert.” “No pudding for you young lady!” “Just one more mouthful, then...

Tips to Enjoy Breastfeeding (When It’s Not Always So Enjoyable)

For my first pregnancy, I spent 9 months dreaming about my baby... what he’d look like; how I would feel about him; and that...

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