Encouraging Your Child to Eat

Getting your child to eat is a special kind of challenge, because despite the fact that a healthy diet is so important to their development, ultimately the choice is theirs to make. As parents, we try our best to get our kids to eat healthy foods, but we usually reach a point where we would rather give them something they’ll … Read More

Encouraging Healthy Eating Habits

There’s only one thing I know that compares to the feelings of frustration and powerlessness parents experience when their kids won’t sleep, and that’s when they won’t eat. Or maybe they’ll eat, provided they’re given exactly what they want, which usually involves those trademark “beige foods” like chicken nuggets, goldfish crackers, toaster waffles, and a variety of similar high-carb, low … Read More

What to do When Your Child Won’t Eat

There aren’t many parenting challenges that cause more concern, conflict, and sheer frustration than a child who won’t eat. Attempts to balance your youngster’s need for proper nutrition with their finicky tastes can drive you to the brink of insanity. Take heart! Today’s video has some straightforward, effective tips to help end the battle at the dinner table. Also, if … Read More

Developing a Good Relationship With Food

We all recognize the importance of a healthy diet, especially when it comes to our little ones. But convincing them to eat foods that are good for them is often a struggle, and when dinnertime becomes a nightly battle, it can often cause your child to develop a negative association with food. In today’s video, I’ll give you some tips … Read More

Weaning Your Baby Off of Bottles

As any parent will attest to, babies love their bottles, and getting them to give it up can result in a frustrating battle of wills. In today’s video, I have some tips to help you plan your strategy, decide on the right time to start, and minimize the protest and tears while you move your little one off of bottles. … Read More

Getting Your Child to Try New Foods

Encouraging your little one to experiment with new foods can be a bit of a trial. Mainly because, in the end, it’s up to the child whether or not they want to eat any particular item placed in front of them, and also because they have no appreciation for their dietary needs. So how can you introduce new foods to … Read More

How to Deal With Your Child Throwing Food

Unless you’re exceptionally lucky, your toddler is inevitably going to play with their food. That often includes picking it up, dumping it over their heads, or throwing it on the floor. It’s an irritating habit that any parent would like to avoid, but this might be one of those scenarios where your best bet is to do nothing at all. … Read More

Encouraging Your Toddler to Try New Foods

The battles over food between toddlers and parents can be frustrating, to say the least. It seems as though they’re programmed to reject everything with any nutritional content, and to gravitate towards anything high in fat, sugar, or artificial ingredients. So how do you get your little one to lower their guard and try new things at dinnertime without resorting … Read More

How Can I Get my Child to Eat?

Battling with your child over what and when they eat can be a frustrating ordeal. Trying to balance proper nutrition with food they’ll actually eat is a challenge for many parents. Today, I’ve got some tips to help you get your child to eat right without developing a negative attitude towards food. I created The Food Sense Program to help … Read More

What to do When Your Child Won’t Eat

There aren’t many parenting challenges that cause more concern, conflict, and sheer frustration than a child who won’t eat. Attempts to balance your youngster’s need for proper nutrition with their finicky tastes can drive you to the brink of insanity. Take heart! Today’s video has some straightforward, effective tips to help end the battle at the dinner table. Also, if … Read More