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15 Tips To Eat Dinner With Toddlers Without Losing Your Mind

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 05.01.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

It's such a dream, the Family Dinner. From the moment I saw my first ultrasound, I could see it so clearly. A happy family sits around a table, passing heaped platters of colorful food.

The Picky Eating Science of Sitting With the Cool Kid

Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

if you have a cool friend and that cool friend brings some weird food to lunch and likes it, you'll probably want to try it.

The Developmental Milestones Of Throwing Food

Jennifer Shu | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Shu

From the day you add solid food to your baby's mealtime mix, you can expect your child to throw it.

In Defense of Family Dinner

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Family dinners are a practical, tangible way to send a clear message that you care about what is going on with your children and that they are part of a family.

Are Celebrity Chefs Making Us Fat?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Adding buckets of butter to every recipe isn't exactly a straight shot to healthy living.

Teaching My Daughter About The 'F Word'

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Dan Bucatinsky

This is my one shot to teach my kid about acceptance and body image and compassion and the importance of good nutrition all at the same time. But no pressure.

Michelle Obama Talks Daily Diet, Gardening And Picky Eaters

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Parents

At first glance, Michelle Obama's new coffee table book "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America" seems...

Disney's New Plan To Fight Childhood Obesity

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2012 | Parents

* Disney CEO and First Lady to announce junk-food ad ban-sources * Details to be fleshed out in capital Tuesday-sources ...

Why We Don't Need to Parent Like the French (With One Exception)

Karen Le Billon | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Karen Le Billon

There are many aspects of French culture that I love. But there is much the French could learn from us, particularly the child rearing values that tend to be prioritized in North America: empathy, creativity, and individual motivation (that "can-do" attitude).