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Feeding Children

Palatetraining: Parents Aim to Buy the Best Food but Need to Make the Best Food

Dr. Laura Lefkowitz | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Laura Lefkowitz

(Counterclockwise from top right to bottom right: My palette of fresh organic homemade tricolor carrots, sweet potato, butternut squash, Fuji apples...

Feeding Frenzy

Donna Fish | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Donna Fish

The frenzy I am talking about here, is parental anxiety. The anxiety so many parents feel surrounding feeding their kids. I get so many inquiries -- m...

The Family Dinner

Tarja Parssinen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Tarja Parssinen

I am the proud product of family breakfasts, lunches and dinners! What can I say? I come from a family of big eaters and big talkers. But I also know what family dinners are like with my two boys and wanted to document the reality for you: THEY SUCK.

5 Annoying Feeding Challenges Parents Should Expect (and How to Handle Them)

Maryann Jacobsen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Maryann Jacobsen

Besides advice on feeding babies, parents aren't given much support when it comes to the 18 long years they have to feed their children. As a result, many assume that food-related behaviors, like picky eating, are a cause for concern when most of the time they are a normal part of growing up.

Why Your Child May Not Need Snacks

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.23.2013 | Parents

American parents usually have a stockpile of snacks for whenever their children get hungry. But are they really necessary? Christine Gross-Loh, aut...

Kids Call Kids to Action: No Child Should Go Hungry

Steven Culbertson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Steven Culbertson

Hunger and homelessness are among the top issue areas that motivate kids to serve. Kids understand what it means to feel safe and to have food in their bellies. What's more, they find it unacceptable, and they are willing and able to do something about it.

When Chefs Become Dads

Allison Adato | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Allison Adato

For those trying to eat healthfully or lose weight, dining with children can be a challenge -- even for top food pros. In the best-case scenario, however, having a child helps you eat better than you did before.

Eating WITH Children: Strategies to Make It Work

Rachel Marie Stone | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Rachel Marie Stone

It helps to have a sense of humor when eating with kids.

What I'm Embarrassed To Admit As A Pediatrician

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 05.14.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

I've tried everything I tell parents to do. I started early with healthy foods and have offered them consistently. But nothing has worked. Like I said: embarrassing.