A topic that frequently comes up in my counselling practice is protein. How much does my baby or child need, how do I make sure they’re...
It’s that time of the year again! Colds are inevitable, especially for school-aged children. All three of my kids were hit by a cold before the school year even began! Although there is no sure way to prevent a cold or flu, there are a...
It’s that time of the year again – back-to-school season! In many ways, September often feels like the true start of the year. I find myself making new goals, committing to new activities, and enjoying the feeling of starting fresh.
You have no doubt heard about the amazing benefits of omega-3 fats. And you were probably even told to eat omega-3-rich foods during pregnancy, or take a prenatal supplement with added DHA (that’s a type of omega-3).
Parenting is tough. It’s hard to know what to say and what not to say. When it comes to feeding kids our well-intentioned efforts often lead to verbal “encouragement” or “discouragement” based on how they are eating.
What kid doesn’t like a treat? I’m fairly confident that there is a “loves chocolate” gene, because I definitely passed it along to my kids. I have always loved chocolate.
We’ve all been there. The evening supper rush. It’s 5:00pm and you have to get your son to soccer by 5:45pm.
There’s nothing more frustrating that spending a large portion of your afternoon/evening preparing and serving a meal only to have your child say he doesn’t like it without even taking a bite. It happens to all parents, me included.
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growing up gourmet
Every Sunday, I pull out one cookbook and have my kids go through it to choose things that sound good to them. They each get to pick one night, and we do a kids' choice bonus night.