Eating New Foods

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I announced our family mission to eat more foods. “I am not talking about clean food or veggies. I am just talking about eating foods that are not your favorites, eating foods that you may not be in the mood for.”
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Help! My Child is a Picky Eater!

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Looking through the lens of applied behavior analysis, here are six strategies that have helped me tame the beast of picky eating in my own home. I hope they will help you, too!
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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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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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Laura Answers Questions About Feeding Her Boys

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As a Mom, what is the hardest part of getting your kids to eat healthy? As any mom may know, feeding our children can be trying. I created Mom Dishes It Out, a blog for moms to learn from my personal experience in feeding my boys and a place where they can share their experiences and ask questions.
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Exposing Your Kids to New Foods

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Small steps in the right direction are sometimes less obvious—such as a lick of sushi.
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Should my child become a vegetarian?

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Your child must learn that a steady diet of pizza, pasta, mozzarella sticks, and bagels does not constitute a “healthy” vegetarian diet.
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