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STARTING BABY WITH IRON RICH FOODS

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I have good news. People are hearing that babies should have iron-rich foods as first foods. I’ve been talking this up for almost 10 years now and I’m super happy …

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PICKY EATER SUCCESS STRATEGY: DECONSTRUCTED DISHES

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This is a favourite picky eater success strategy. It really can help you make one meal for the whole family. I have no idea why many kids don’t like their …

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WHAT’S THE RIGHT AGE TO START SOLID FOODS?

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Parents often ask what is the right age to start introducing their baby to solid foods. They’ve heard 6 months before. Now they’re hearing 4 months from other health professionals. …

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STRESS DURING MEALS WILL CAUSE PICKY EATING

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There’s a common reason behind several of the techniques that I teach to prevent (and turn-around) picky eating with kids. It’s stress. If your child experiences stress during meals they will …

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DON’T MAKE KIDS EAT VEGETABLES FIRST

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Usually I write my blogs with tips and advice for parents. But I know that there are a lot of Early Childhood Educators, daycare providers, nannies, and other important caregivers …

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HOW TO HELP A CHILD NOT EATING PACKED LUNCH

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It’s the second week of September. You made it through all the back-to-school craziness. You bought new clothes, school supplies, even figured out the family schedule for pick-up and drop-off. …