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The Authoritative Feeding Style is considered the gold standard when it comes to feeding children (read more about feeding styles in our last post). This approach is simply summed up as love with limits, meaning you are a coach and teacher, firm yet understanding and considerate. However, with a
There are two sides to feeding children: one is to ensure they are nourished so they can grow and thrive and the other is to instill in them a healthy, lasting relationship with food. Simple enough, right? Not exactly! In reality, these two goals are often at odds with each
When it comes to feeding our children many of us feel lost. Maybe you’re just starting to introduce solids to your baby or maybe you are having all out wars with your 5 year old at dinner time. If meal times stress you out, you might be making some of
Awww, little Brussels sprouts…so tiny…yet so deceiving! Many love them while others can’t get past their strong flavor. I personally tried to like them my entire life without success until 5 years ago when I tasted one in a restaurant that had been prepared in a new way. It was
Gut Health has become the new health buzz and for good reason because, like Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” Getting your GI tract in tip top shape requires making adjustments to your diet and lifestyle to heal inflammation, repair any damage, and weed and feed your gut
The egg aisle is a confusing place! The egg cartons are plastered with pictures of happy chickens and seemingly healthy terms like farm fresh, natural, organic, free range, and cage free. So many options can make your head spin! How do you decide which one to buy? Let’s dig a
It’s been quite an interesting Winter, one that was predicted by the Farmer’s Almanac to be cold and wet. Cold? Not so much. Wet? Painfully so! Parts of it have been beautiful, though, including an unexpected snow storm in January that covered our area in 10 – 12 inches of