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

Why Serving an Evening Snack is a Good Idea!

  March 26, 2018

Sometime many years ago a very famous women told the world that they shouldn’t eat after 7pm – meaning you should eliminate evening snacks. The response- the world felt guilty eating after 7pm. The truth – there is nothing wrong with eating after 7pm. And even more importantly, it’s almost essential for children. Has anyone ever … Continued

Why Parents Should Be in Charge Of What to Serve

  March 18, 2018

You ask your child what they want to eat. You are greeted with, “I don’t know” – this is the best case scenario in my opinion. The other option is your child tells you exactly what they want only to refuse to eat it. And..if it’s a really bad day it might even end in … Continued

Is a “Sugar High” a Real Thing with Kids?

  March 11, 2018

Sugar has gotten a bad rep in our culture today – I’ve heard it been compared to drugs and poison. No wonder parents struggle to allow their children to have a good relationship with all food, including sugar. Any well-meaning parent is going to feel bad and want to restrict sugar if they think it … Continued

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