How to Plan a Balanced Thanksgiving Meal for Picky Eaters

How to Plan a Balanced Thanksgiving Meal for Picky Eaters

Thanksgiving—a holiday full of elaborate food traditions—can be extra challenging for parents of picky eaters. Who wants a holiday dinner turned into a battle zone filled with whispered bargaining? Fortunately, with a little planning, you can create a balanced...
12 Tips for Teaching Children Gratitude

12 Tips for Teaching Children Gratitude

By: Kathleen Berchelmann, MD, FAAP Tired of bickering, jealousy, and selfishness? Kids are naturally materialistic and self-serving– but the good news is that gratitude can be taught. And from gratitude flows joy. Tricks for Teaching Children Gratitude and Creating a...
Tips for Feeding Picky Eaters

Tips for Feeding Picky Eaters

Eating a variety of healthy foods is important for your child health. But, it’s not always easy to get kids to try new and different foods―and sometimes, it can be downright frustrating. The good news is there’s a lot you can do to help your child get...
Food and Media: Not a Healthy Mix

Food and Media: Not a Healthy Mix

Media are an important part of our lives—from computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones that let us learn, communicate, and create, to movies and TV—and movies streamed on smart TVs that entertain and inspire us. But, not everything we see, hear, and learn about on...