The Tricks about Treats

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Although young, our children are certainly capable of starting to learn about their body and to establish healthy habits, and we must lead the way.
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No Tricks, Just Treats!

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Halloween is around the corner and kids are looking forward to trick or treating for their favorite candies! Trick or treating is a great memory for kids to make and can be so much fun, but for children with allergies, the candy they get in their bags matters more than those without them. So your child does not have to miss out on any of the fun, here are some great allergy free options for your favorite witch or goblin!
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Restaurant Style vs. Family Style: The way you serve food to your kids matters.

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A look at the difference between restaurant-style and family-style eating and the impact it can have on our children's food choices.
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A Creative Approach to Food Allergies and Trick-or-Treating

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Ever notice how many kids who are in feeding therapy also have food allergies? With Halloween just around the corner, I’m encountering parents in my practice who are scared to let their food-allergic kids go Trick or Treating. As their child’s feeding therapist, I try to offer creative strategies to ease their minds and still allow their little munch bug an evening of safe but spooky fun!
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Division of Responsibility: Guidelines for Family Nutrition

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Ponder the "division of responsibility" between a parent and a child when it comes to meal time. I love it. I live it. I recommend it. Taking the power struggle away from the food sounds like a fabulous idea, doesn't it?
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Fun with Fall Flavors!

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With Halloween around the corner and the weather cooling down, there's nothing better than mixing the wonderful flavors of fall into all your cooking! Make this harvest breakfast pudding great for warming bellies on cold mornings!
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Finicky with Fruit?

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While I was blessed with a fairly easy eater, the normal development of his personality led him to have…opinions. Preferences. Dislikes. And his primary dislike around food was – horror of horrors – fruit!
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