Picky Eaters: Dispelling the Myth

Picky Eaters

It seems as though the term “Picky Eater” which used to refer to a child acting outside the normal expectations of behaviour is often used whenever a child doesn’t want to eat something, finish everything on their plate or expresses their dislike of a particular food. There’s a balance or fine line; it’s important to set boundaries around eating but it’s also essential for lifelong health that children are allowed to express their likes, dislikes, and feeling of hunger and fullness even when it doesn’t align with our predetermined plans, ideals or goals.

Keep Your Kids Healthy While Traveling

Keepings Kids Healthy While Traveling

Summertime typically means holidays, vacations, and outdoor fun and fitness, but it also means lots of traveling! While it can be easy to slip up on your health goals for your family due to the convenience of sugar loaded grab-and-go snacks, I want to help you stay focused to keep you and your kids healthy while you’re on the road.

Growing Healthy Kids & Stopping Childhood Obesity

Healthy Kids

Childhood Obesity is on the rise. More than 23 million children are obese or overweight.  We all know it.  We all see it. But what can be done about it? I believe it all starts at home. We, as parents, have the ultimate control over the majority of food that goes into our kids’ bodies.  […]