Archive for 'Babies'

To Buy Organic or Not?

To Buy Organic or Not?

How to shop for fresh produce without blowing your food budget. Guest Post By: Laura Chalela Hoover, RDN The reasons to buy organic fruit and vegetables are many. Earlier this month, Organic Authority highlighted five reasons that [...]

Should My Kids Be Drinking Juice?

Should My Kids Be Drinking Juice?

The Great Juice Debate! Guest Post by: Kate Byers, MS, RDN I have talked myself in circles regarding juice consumption for some time now. Here’s how the (slightly schizophrenic) conversation goes: Me: “Hailey shouldn’t drink juice. [...]

Try It. You’ll Like It!

Try It. You’ll Like It!

How I Get My Kids To Take A Taste. Guest Post By: Jennifer Seyler, RDN This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” Sounds easy, but not if you have preschoolers in the [...]

Let’s Do Dinner!

Let’s Do Dinner!

Five tips for making mealtime family time.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages all families to make a commitment to eating more meals together and [...]

Finding a Healthy Balance

Finding a Healthy Balance

How to stay focused during National Nutrition Month! Guest post by: Laura Hoover, RDN March is National Nutrition Month, a nationwide campaign designed to “focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing [...]

Smile-Friendly Foods for Kids

Smile-Friendly Foods for Kids

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Guest Post By: Laura Chalela Hoover, RDN My son came back from school on February 14th with a backpack filled with Valentine’s cards, and of course, candy. Don’t get [...]

Valentine’s Day Pizza and Ice Cream

Valentine’s Day Pizza and Ice Cream

Give me more, please!  Teaching toddlers moderation. Guest Post by: Jennifer Seyler, RDN Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  Our house will soon be filled with my husband’s favorite foods pizza and ice cream – [...]

Dessert Please! But It Is Breakfast Time!

Dessert Please! But It Is Breakfast Time!

Tips for feeding toddlers and celebrating Opposite Day – January 25th! Guest post by: Jennifer Seyler, RD   As a registered dietitian, I understand the importance of eating a variety of foods and the desire to consume [...]

Help! My Child Will Only Eat One Food

Help! My Child Will Only Eat One Food

Tips for surviving those toddler food jags! Guest Post By Laura Hoover, RD When my son was a baby, he was a great eater. He’d eat pretty much anything I put in front of him. All [...]

Tips for Introducing Peanut Butter to Your Baby

Tips for Introducing Peanut Butter to Your Baby

The Preschooler’s Plate: Discovering the truth about peanut butter and food allergies. Guest post by: Laura Chalela Hoover, RD Last month, Jodie shared her mouth-watering recipe for homemade peanut butter. Soon after, she and I were [...]