Guest Blog by Lisa Mikus, Dietitian Eligible This summer Lisa interned with me, and we thought it would be cool to see how other moms across the country deal with health — making health about balance rather than dieting and being skinny. Whether you reside on the East coast or live down South, moms all over the country have on thing in common – they are busy! Luckily, one Texas mom named Emily took the time to share her views [...]
Oh my gosh…so much is happening in our kitchen lately! And it’s happening so fast that I barely have time to blog about all of it. The long and short of it: MY KIDS ARE ACTUALLY BECOMING ADVENTUROUS EATERS! Can you believe that? I know we have much more work to do, but trust me on this. If you have a kid who eats just five foods only, don’t despair. Get working on changing that routine and give it time. [...]
This week, Mom Dishes It Out answers a question submitted from a real grandma. What steps do you take when you discover that your tween is hiding their food? There are many things to consider such as is your child.
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Real Mom Question: As afterschool activities start up again, when should I feed my kids dinner—4:30 or 8:30? Real Mom Answer: Serve dinner before 4:30, prior to their evening activity, and a mini-meal when they get home. With school just a few weeks away, our children’s soon-to-be busy schedules are certainly on the mind. How do we feed our kids when extracurricular activities like team practices and athletic schedules get in the way? First and foremost, just do your [...]
Playgrounds and museums, there’s no doubt that NYC is jam packed with kid-friendly activities and events. But are there children friendly food spots too? If the thought that restaurants might be ‘too fancy’ to take your kids along has ever crossed your mind, think again! Busy Moms and Dads, grab your partner and your kiddies too! New York City is filled with healthy and affordable restaurants that are family friendly. If you want a night out, kids-free, you can always [...]