What to do when your child refuses to eat their meal

What to do when your child refuses to eat their meal

Let’s delve into some “common wisdom” ideas for handling fussy eating by playing a game. (BTW if you have read my post on 9 things not to say to a parent of a fussy eater, you will know why I think “common wisdom” is mostly INCORRECT when...
The 5 Other Skills Kids Learn in The Kitchen

The 5 Other Skills Kids Learn in The Kitchen

Your child learns more than the sensory properties of food, math and creative skills that often come to mind when we think of the benefits having children prepare and be involved with food. Here are 5 other skills children learn from getting in the making and playing...
A Food Learning Mindset with Fussy Kids

A Food Learning Mindset with Fussy Kids

Our language around food, the messaging our children are bombarded with and a society focused on health, results in conflicting ideas on talking about food with fussy eaters. This week, I was upset with the messaging behind a viral article that was shaming lunchboxes...
A Parenting Tool to Help with Food Anxiety

A Parenting Tool to Help with Food Anxiety

When a child gets anxious about something, chances are high that they’ve been thinking about it for a while before they talk about it. Hence, when they mention or react to a food worry in front of us they are looking for support or a way to cope with the anxious...