Stop Negotiating With Kids Over Dessert

Stop Negotiating With Kids Over Dessert

What is the dessert deal? Making your child eat his or her vegetables as a condition for getting dessert is the dessert deal, says Dina Rose, PhD author of a powerful book called It’s Not About the...
Why It's Important for a Child to Get Hungry Before a Meal

Why It’s Important For Your Kid To Get Hungry Before A Meal

It is important your kids learn not to fear hunger. I am definitely not talking about neglecting or starving your child. I am talking about the natural hungry we all feel before a meal....
Help! I Can’t Get My Kid To Drink Milk

Help! I Can’t Get My Kid To Drink Milk

Milk has a lot of benefits for toddlers. It is high in protein, calcium, Vitamin D and fat. The fat is great for a developing child’s brain. The Vitamin D helps your little one...

Activities To Help Your Child Get in the Mindset for Having Dinner

It sounds silly, but not all kids can transition well from one activity to another. According to the book, Take the Fight Out of Food, some kids need more help transitioning from whatever activity they...
Help! I Can’t Get My Kid To Drink Milk

How to Wean from Breastfeeding to Milk

Transitioning toddlers from breast milk to cows' (or other) milk is a common concern for moms. Here Are A Number Of Strategies To Try With Your Little One: Gradually decrease the number of breastfeedings per...
It’s important to learn your baby’s specific fullness cues. Some babies will signal one way they are full and another will use a different approach.

How Do I Know When My Baby is Full? How to Avoid Raising an...

All kids are different. Some babies will signal one way they are full and another will use a completely different approach to letting their caretaker know he or she is full. Fullness cues are...
Snacking Do's and Don'ts for Kids

Snacking Do’s and Don’ts for Kids

Snacks are important and your child should be having a morning and afternoon snack daily. Children have smaller stomachs and high energy needs, so they probably can’t go between meals without a snack. Kids...
Take the Pressure Out of Mealtimes and Get Your Kids to Eat

Stop the Insanity! Take the Pressure Out of Mealtimes and Get Your Kid to...

About half of all parents would say they have a picky eater. Here are some tips to help take the pressure out of mealtimes and make mealtimes more enjoyable. You Work So Hard On Dinner It can...
How To Add Spice And Flavor To Your Kid's Baby Food

How to Add Spice and Flavor to Food for Kids

Kids love flavors too. Many parents simply steam veggies and then wonder why their kids don’t eat them. Since your little one can’t tell you, let me, steamed veggies can be bland and boring....
Overcoming Food Texture Issues in Kids

Overcoming Food Texture in Kids

Food texture describes a food’s consistency, whether a food is lumpy, smooth, thin, thick or a combination of all these things. It’s normal for kids to be cautious about trying new foods. It’s actually evolutionary....