10 Tips to Taming and Transitioning The Type A Child

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All things indirectly affect each other especially our children’s disposition and nutrition intake. Knowing this, I am sharing with you the advice of my son’s teacher. I asked the teacher, “What are some words of wisdom moms like myself can share with their Type A child when he/she transitions to a new school or grade next year?” Here are her answers:
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Back to School Lunch Ideas with Laura

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Get some great back to school lunch ideas with Laura from her visit to the Lisa Oz Show!
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How We Do Dessert

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With my kids, it seems the presence of dessert actually warms them up to the idea of coming to the table and relaxes them immediately, improving their attitude about the meal overall.
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Is Your Tween Hiding Her Lunch?

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My 11 year old granddaughter is hiding her sandwiches and lunchables that are packed for her lunch in her room; sometimes before she even leaves for school. My granddaughter has hidden evidence of "sneaked" food before when she was very young but this is a new behavior. What should I do?
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Kids Eat Right

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All too often, however, I have seen the negative consequences of focusing exclusively on a child or adolescent’s weight and body mass index.
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Raising Children With Different Nutrition Needs

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How should a parent handle instances when one child has a HUGE sweet tooth, and is underweight but the other kids in the same family are a normal weight or overweight? How does a parent deal with this situation in a way that doesn't create food issues?
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What does your child’s sense of balance have to do with trying new foods?

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Every parent knows the importance of a balanced diet, but what does the sense of balance have to do with trying new foods? Our sense of balance and movement, originating in the inner ear and known as the vestibular system, is the foundation for all fine motor skills.
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