Kids cooking in the kitchen: skills and tasks by age groups

Kids cooking in the kitchen: skills and tasks by age groups

Audio Transcript: Kids cooking in the kitchen: skills and tasks by age group by Family & Co. Nutrition https://familyandconutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/FCO-Cooking-with-the-kids-audio.mp3 https://forms.convertkit.com/455447?v=7 First published: May...
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,...
How to have stress-free family meals with toddlers

How to have stress-free family meals with toddlers

  Because no one wants to fight at the dinner table   Sharing responsibilities between adults and kids is key!   Are you dreading family meals? Nothing is more irritating than kids having a tantrum at the dinner table…even worse when it’s at the restaurant!   Are you...
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...
5 food rules to drop in order to have more relaxed family meals

5 food rules to drop in order to have more relaxed family meals

Feeding kids is demanding.   3 times a day. Add snack times. It is almost a full time job.   Too many food rules … or the wrong food rules?   Not only you have to plan, prep and cook, but once seated at the table, you job is not quite done!   Between keeping the...
Snack time: 4 mistakes to avoid when it comes to eating snacks

Snack time: 4 mistakes to avoid when it comes to eating snacks

We have recently wrote a post on snacks for parents on-the-go for the Maternal Sidekick.   Following that, here are the 4 most common mistake concerning snacking!   Snacks mistake #1: Packing a lunch that contains no snacks   Packing a lunch is a must for parents who...
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,...
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...
5 ways to raise a happy eater

5 ways to raise a happy eater

How to ensure your kids love to eat   Encouraging kids to develop a healthy relationship to food It’s dinner time. Yay or nay? Raising kids can be challenging, and raising kids who love to eat can be even more challenging!   Do you worry your child eats too much or...
The Importance of Table Manners for Toddlers: Top 5 Rules

The Importance of Table Manners for Toddlers: Top 5 Rules

Audio Transcript: Family rules for a pleasant dinner with toddlers by Family & Co. Nutrition https://familyandconutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/FCO-Importance-of-table-manners-for-toddlers-audio-transcript.mp3 https://forms.convertkit.com/455447?v=7 The...
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...