Send out those baby announcements -- your bundle of joy has finally arrived! You've completed your first nine months of the journey. Now, here's how you, grandparents, and caregivers can help keep baby's food safe from here on...
Oliver no longer sleeps quietly in his car seat while we dine, nor is he satisfied with a pacifier and stuffed toy while we sip coffee. But instead of giving up the pleasure of dining out, we've learned to include our son in the fun.
It's common for food to become a source of conflict in most families. Many parents employ a bargaining or bribing approach to get their kids to eat healthy foods. This is not the best strategy as it encourages your child to resist...
There is a silent epidemic spreading throughout America. It is insidious and ravaging, and its victims are our children. What is it? Obesity in children has emerged as a serious threat to our nation's health.
The most prevalent health problem facing children today is obesity. If childhood obesity continues to increases, it could cut 2 to 5 years from the average lifespan. Our current generation of children could become the first in American history to live shorter lives then their parents.
There is a silent epidemic spreading throughout America. It is insidious and ravaging, and its victims are our children. What is it? Obesity in children has emerged as a serious threat to our nation's health. Take this quiz to find out if your child is at risk.
The best way to encourage your child to successfully make healthy food choices is to have plenty of them available and to avoid or limit the number of unhealthy food choices in your home.
As you introduce your child to new foods, you should introduce each new food one at a time, and watch for any changes in your child's appearance or behavior. Some common symptoms of food allergies/intolerances include:
It is recommended that flax seed be eaten finely ground for maximum nutritional benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Here are few quick tips for adding more flax seed into your family meals.
Cold, fruit soups may seem a bit sophisticated for a toddler, but think again. They are perfect - sweet, healthy, and refreshing. Come to think of it, they are perfect for anyone on a hot summer day. Bring two spoons to the table with a bowl of this soup.