Hidden veggies: should you trick your picky eater to eat more veggies?

Hidden veggies: should you trick your picky eater to eat more veggies?

Hidden veggies: should you trick your picky eaters to eat more veggies?   Here is a better strategy: Disclose what is on their plate and lead by example You are an adult. On top of that, you are a parent. You are able to take appropriate decisions regarding yourself,...
A dad’s perspective on going to the restaurant with kids

A dad’s perspective on going to the restaurant with kids

Friday dinner date anyone (with kids)? Yep, my wife and I are just like ALL of those parents that look back and say they enjoyed going to restaurants before having kids. Now that we have a kid? It’s still a nice idea…on paper. Do we do it? not often. To be...
Halloween: Managing your kid’s candies can be a feat!

Halloween: Managing your kid’s candies can be a feat!

https://forms.convertkit.com/330268?v=7   Candies everywhere! Candies for everyone!   How do you deal with the abundance of candies your kids collect at Halloween?   Do you restrict them? Do you hope your kids will control themselves? Do you hide the candy? Do you eat...
Loose stool: can the BRAT diet help my toddler with diarrhea?

Loose stool: can the BRAT diet help my toddler with diarrhea?

  A lot of changes happen in the first years of life, from milk feeding, to introducing solid food, and getting to a balanced diet following the family meal structure. Baby is learning and his/her body is adjusting.   Sometimes the adjustment means constipation,...
My child has a sweet tooth: the science behind taste development

My child has a sweet tooth: the science behind taste development

Are food preference due to genetics? Strong links have been show between taste preferences during early childhood and taste preferences during teenage years and adulthood.   Not so surprising! Even more reasons to encourage food exploration early in infancy. This will...
How to deal with a picky eater: 10 tricks to get your toddler to eat

How to deal with a picky eater: 10 tricks to get your toddler to eat

How to encourage picky eaters to explore food   Is picky eating your new parent’s challenge?   You’ve survived the first months and fed baby all night and day.   You’ve introduced solid foods and survived the mess.   But parenthood has a new surprise for...
My child is fat, help!

My child is fat, help!

What to do (and avoid) if you feel that your child may be too fat.   First, do not panic! We understand you to be completely lost, the headlines and even the public health experts repeat it none stop – Obesity is the great evil of the century. Obesity is on...