Many new parents believe that they should always be happy or pleasant with their children, even if the parent is feeling anything BUT happy. But this can lead to problems down the road with emotional intelligence, recognizing feelings, and learning how to properly handle negative feelings. To always be pleasant around a child is a … Continue reading How to Be Honest With Your Child About Feelings
Nutrition is an elusive topic because there's so much misinformation about what we should be eating. Advertisements for food trick consumers into believing propaganda and mainstream media messages about what's healthy and what's not. Just watch kids' shows and you'll be bombarded with tons of food marketing to kids (who don't see these as commercials- … Continue reading Ways You Can Get Your Child Involved With Their Health – Right Now!
Americans are known for their limited palate when it comes to foods eaten. Adults as well as children are picky eaters and won't touch something that seems foreign. Yet in other continents like Europe and Asia, children eat and have tried more foods by age 8 than a typical American will try in their whole … Continue reading How to Help Your Child Be an Adventurous Eater
In the United States, there are more and more instances of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer that seem like they are running rampant. The truth behind most of these chronic (long-term) issues is diet (what you eat). It's a very simple yet elusive truth that many people don't understand fully: "what you eat directly affects … Continue reading Homemade Cooking Equates to Health