While Learning to Like Veggies can take some time (and by that I do actually mean patience, read here about the importance of repeat exposures) here are some tips to help your child learn to like veggies (and keep you sane 😉)
You might think “Well if I just let them eat when they are hungry then they’ll eat more, right?” 🤔
But it’s not usually so.
Exposure is just a fancy word for what really means “patience”. Feeding kids is not for the faint of heart! It’s tough. And if you get caught up in the “right now” you lose sight of what really happens with exposures. They build upon each other!! What was just a touch today, turns to aContinue reading “Importance of Exposure to New & Less Favorable Foods”
Surface-level observations are easy. And honestly, true “picky eating” can be a very normal phase… but what if it isn’t?…at a point, it is no longer “picky eating” and more accurately defined as “problem feeding”.
Transitioning to Milk after 12 months old. Is it necessary? Technically, NO. Let me explain!
CALCIUM COMES FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES 👏NOT 👏JUST 👏MILK – but so often when I tell parents it’s okay if their child doesn’t drink milk they respond with “What about Calcium?” 🤔 What is Calcium? Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and vital for good health! It is essential for theContinue reading “Calcium”
It is harder to see growth and change when you are in the midst of it.
Day to day you probably don’t notice much growth & change in your child… but look back on a picture from a year ago and you’ll be amazed at how much has changed and how they have grown!
It is the same way with Picky Eating habits.
Although the names are almost the same – just one letter difference- these two types of food are completely different but both are essential for gut health! Learn more about how to get your picky eater to eat both:
In order for your child to learn to like new things, you have to first offer them but what if just seeing a new food on their plate causes a huge meltdown? Let me introduce you to The No Thank You Bowl
A question I am often asked is “How do I get my partner/spouse/significant other on board with the Division of Responsibility?” Part of being a team and raising children together is being on the same page – and for that we have to start by addressing our “Parenting Styles“. Research actually shows that the wayContinue reading “How Your Parenting Style Impacts Meal Time”