4 Reasons Why Bribing Your Children with Food Does Not Work

  September 18, 2018

How invested are you in your child’s eating? Are you so invested in getting them to eat that you find yourself bribing them to eat certain foods? Are you using these special foods to get them to eat? If you answered yes, I’d recommend you read on because I want you to know why it … Continued

6 Most Frequently Asked Questions on Handling School Lunch

  September 11, 2018

This week is the second week of school for our district. If you are anything like me it means that you are full force back into making school lunches. Without fail every night we forget to empty the lunchbox only to find spoiled food in the morning that has to be thrown out. One day … Continued

How To Handle Your Kids Saying They’re Hungry 20 Minutes After a Meal

  September 2, 2018

You find that you are nagging your children to eat at mealtime. You give them what you believe to be an appropriate portion of food, sometimes they finish and other times they don’t. No matter if they eat well or not, without fail 20 minutes or less after they are FINALLY done eating they are … Continued

25 Fun Ideas to Get Your Kids Involved in the Kitchen

  July 3, 2018

Every child can benefit from having some fun in the kitchen! So since school is out – it is a great opportunity to get a little dirty and make a mess. If you already have children with a good relationship with food they will love trying out some new recipes. Even if you have a … Continued

Why Trying to Control Your Child’s Food Never Goes Well

  June 2, 2018

Have you every tried to diet or limit a certain food? What about your children – have you ever tried to impose food rules on them? It’s probably pretty safe to say that most of us can answer yes to at least one of these two questions, if not both. Let me first say there … Continued

My Kid Loves Condiments, Is that Okay?

  May 27, 2018

Have you noticed your child loves condiments with their food? Ketchup, BBQ Sauce, Ranch, Hot Sauce? Have they ever used the carrot to suck up all the ranch dressing only to leave the carrot behind? Maybe they even tried to dip their brownie in ketchup? Gross, right? Yes, it’s true your child may show more … Continued

Why Teaching Your Children Eating “Dessert Type Foods” is Okay!

  April 24, 2018

Navigating feeding your children is hard work. Finding a balance to what they eat can feel even more daunting. Here is what I know – your children have an innate ability to listen to their bodies. When you trust them they know exactly what and how much they need. Yes, they are quite capable of … Continued

Children Do Best Being In Charge Of What and How Much to Eat

  April 8, 2018

What would it look like to give up control of what and how much your children eat? Does letting go of controlling their eating scare you? Are you not sure why this would be beneficial? What if it meant that you got to put one meal on the table, got to sit down with your … Continued

My Child Won’t Stay at the Table to Eat

  March 31, 2018

We’ve all been there. Your child eats their food, wants to get down, and then they are back two seconds later asking to get up and sit on your lap. Maybe they eat a few bites, get down, come back, eat a few bites, get down, come back (you get the idea).  It’s probably driving … Continued