Encouraging healthy eating for your toddler is about balance -- even when it comes to taste. Here are a few tips that can help you expand or improve the balance in your child's taste buds.
introducing new foods
Picky eater? Toddlers by definition are often on the move. They frequently become skeptical of new foods and reject foods that they formerly seemed to enjoy. They may love something one day and reject it the next. How do you know if your picky eater is just exhibiting normal picky behavior or if you need professional assistance?
Do you want your little one to enjoy all the foods the rest of the family likes? Do you worry you'll have a toddler who only wants mac and cheese or hot dogs? Learn how to use developmental windows of opportunity (heightened fascination with colorful objects and the tendency to put everything in her mouth)to encourage a life-long appreciation of the foods of your culture.