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

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

  Candies everywhere! Candies for everyone!   How do you deal with this abundance of candies your kids collect at Halloween?   Do you restrict them? Do you hope your kids will control themselves? Do you hide the candies? Do you eat them yourself in secret…?   For kids...
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...
Why hiding veggies is not a good idea

Why hiding veggies is not a good idea

Here is a better strategy: Disclose what is on their plate and lead by example   Don’t trick kids. They are smarter than you think anyway You are an adult. On top of that, you are a parent. You are able to take appropriate decisions regarding yourself, your...