It is that exciting time in your infant's life where they are ready to begin solid foods, but where do you start? Traditionally, purees have been an infant's first food; however, you may have heard about a more new approach called Baby-Led Weaning as an infant's first way of trying solids.
How do you know what your responsibilities are when it comes to your child's eating? For many parents, this question can be a challenge. Feeding a child can be one of the most stressful times of the day; the good news is that it does not have to be. The feeding process may seem one-sided, but
It is natural for parents to worry about their child’s nutrition and want them to eat a diverse and colorful diet that provides them with all the proper nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Unfortunately, it can be confusing sifting through the vitamins and supplements presented to us at
Most children do not meet the recommended daily intake of fruits and vegetables. Many parents can relate to the battle of trying to feed their child fruits or vegetables and the resistance that follows. So, how do you get your child to accept fruits or vegetables, and where do you
It’s time to break out the craft paper, scissors, and glue! Get your hands messy this season with these super fun creative crafts to get you into the holiday spirit. Paper Plate Holiday Masks Ordinary white paper plates and a few simple craft supplies are all kids need to whip
It is never too early to begin having conversations about healthy eating with your children. Young children's minds absorb information like a sponge; this characteristic can be both positive and negative. As a parent, you have considerable influence over your children, therefore, it is your job to show what healthy
By Dr. Nicole Avena Recent studies have brought to light the immense importance of the gut microbiome for immunity, metabolism, and overall human health. What is your gut microbiome? It is the colony of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms that inhabit your intestinal tract for the entirety of your life.
Do you worry that your toddler is eating too little or too much? The good news is your child will self-regulate their food intake based on their body’s needs. Their appetite should be your guide to successful mealtimes. Feeding children becomes less frustrating and less complicated once a parent knows