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Infants and Toddlers


Sample Menu for a 2-Year-Old Child

When your toddler reaches two years of age, growth slows down and appetite decreases. You may think you have a picky eater on your hands,…


Food and Meals for a One Year Old Baby & Toddler

The changes children experience when they are small are dramatic—from infancy to adolescence, children grow at a surprising rate! That means that the meals your…


Sample Daily Menu For A 1 Year Old Child

This menu provides general guidelines for feeding a 1 year old. The amount a child eats will vary depending on how hungry he is. The serving sizes…


Rethinking Baby Food: 7 Meals the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Whether you make your own baby food or rely on the convenience of pre-made baby food, wouldn’t it be nice to just feed your little…


Five Tips to Help Your Nanny or Caregiver Instill Healthy Eating

A question I often hear is, “How can I make sure my child is eating healthy while under the care of their nanny?” It may…


How to Help Your Caregiver or Grandparent Feed Your Kids Right

Successfully parenting your child towards life long healthy eating habits involves the entire family, including caregivers (nanny’s, babysitters and grandparents).  Working with your caregiver to build…


5 Tips for Raising A Healthy Eater From Breast to Table

Kids are like sponges, soaking up everything they hear, see, smell, and taste. Babies begin to learn eating patterns before they are even born, and…


Pica in Toddlers and Preschoolers

I knew something was wrong when my two-year-old began eating paper. She wasn’t just mouthing books, she was actually chewing and swallowing the paper. Her…


7 Mom-Tested Healthy Eating Tips For Toddlers & Preschoolers

When my oldest daughter started eating solid foods, I pictured her eating the same healthy stir-fry dishes and casseroles that I made for my husband…


Healthier Toddler Mealtimes –Parents Don’t Do This!

Parents of picky toddlers may feel as though they’d do anything to help their kids eat better. One strategy that parents have used for generations…


Meal Ideas with Spices for Infants

Herbs and spices give a big antioxidant boost. Many cultures include them in their baby’s diet from early on. Just avoid excess, monitor for allergies…


Easy Tips for Baby’s First Foods

Easy Baby First Foods Mashed banana Mashed avocado Baked and mashed sweet potato, butternut squash, acorn squash Steamed and pureed turnip Steamed and pureed…


Baby’s First Foods –Safety Tips

Food Sanitation and Safety – This is especially important when making your own baby food! Don’t keep baby food in the refrigerator for longer than…


Infant Nutrition –Your Baby’s First Foods

Mother and baby

Feeding your baby for the first time can be an exciting experience!  It is a lot of fun to watch how your baby reacts to…


Baby Food: Pasta with Carrots and Kale

This delicious meal takes just minutes and is a great way to get in eye-healthy antioxidants, B-vitamins and tons of great fiber. Prepared with baby…


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