Hop into Easter with this Easy Easter Appetizer

Grass patch guacamole with carrot crackers is an easy Easter appetizer that doubles as an interactive activity for kids. Amid menu planning for this year’s family Easter meal, I wanted to come up with something delicious, relatively light, with lots of fresh ingredients and several tactile steps. Furthermore, I wanted it hearty enough to fuel […]

3 Places to Start Building a Foundation for Transforming Your Picky Eater

Whether you’re new to dealing with a picky eater, or an experienced pro, building a firm foundation for your family’s habits is critical. Without a strong foundation, the rest of your picky-eating transformation tactics will crumble. Navigating this journey can often feel like solving a complex puzzle, one where each piece represents a different aspect […]

Top 5 First Steps to Reverse Picky Eating

Kicking off the New Year, many of us are looking for fresh starts and new approaches, especially when it comes to our family’s eating habits. Today’s blog post, inspired by a popular Instagram post, focuses on a topic close to many parents’ hearts: reversing picky eating. Join me as I share the first five steps […]

Multivitamins for Children: Nutrition Labels Explained and Choosing Wisely

Navigating the world of vitamins can be overwhelming, especially with a barrage of advice from various sources—doctors, dietitians, parents, friends, neighbors, and even social media. So when you’re swamped with all of this information, how can you make the right choices for your child’s nutritional needs? Multivitamins, often marketed as a quick fix for dietary […]

20 Quick Dinner Ideas For Picky Eaters

When you’re running low on steam, thinking up creative dinner ideas for picky eaters is enough to send you running for the hills! I get it.  Here are some fun and super simple ideas to whip up – they’re great for both mid-week or weekend. Think about printing this out, popping it on the fridge, […]

Healthy Habits: Ensuring Adequate Iron Intake for Growing Kids

While iron is considered a “micro”-nutrient, there is nothing small about its importance for growing toddlers and young kids. In this article, we will talk about the benefits of iron in children’s diets and some tips and tricks for adding iron to your kid’s diet.  The Benefits of Iron for Kids Iron is an essential […]

Lunch Box Packing Tips and Tricks for Back to School Season

It’s that time of year—back to school! As we welcome the back-to-school season, parents everywhere are dusting off their little’s lunchboxes  (and their own lunch box packing skills).  Your home may be extra wild right now as your family adjusts to a new school schedule and you’re managing supply lists, extracurriculars, and grocery lists. It’s […]

Speak Their Language: 3 Communication Missteps to Avoid with Your Picky Eater

Positive food communication is not only vital for connecting with children but also for guiding them through the often tricky journey of food exploration. In today’s blog post, we’ll discuss three specific mistakes I hear parents make, mistakes that might unintentionally set children up for failure rather than success.  These mistakes aren’t just general errors; […]