Posts in Infant Feeding
navigating the peanut gallery: How to deal with family and friends when talking about your feeding decisions

Are you ever feeling unsure with how to navigate family members that want to feed your child in a way you don’t agree with? This can be tricky to navigate: we want to make our loved ones feel heard, but ultimately we want them to value our beliefs and approach. Here are my 6 tips to navigating these challenging waters.

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Choosing Fats and Oils in Cooking

Does navigating the oil selection of a grocery store seem daunting? There are so many types, brands and “health benefits” listed on different oils. This post outlines the different types of oils, what’s important and where best to use them in cooking. Spoiler alert: variety of oils is key for delivering balanced nutrition.

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Chickpea Muffins

My chickpea muffins are simple, made with minimal ingredients, and a great way to get some extra nutrition into your child’s daily intake. Some of the nutritional benefits of chick peas include protein, fiber, folate and manganese! Have you tried adding chickpeas to your muffins?

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Is your child’s feeding stuck in a rut? Food jags: why they occur and how to avoid them

A food jag occurs when your child eats the same food several days, or meals in a row. Sometimes, a child gives up that food once they get sick of it. Read more to find out why a food jag might occur and steps you can take to avoid it.

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Helping your child develop a healthy relationship with food (and what exactly that means)

When I talk about feeding in my counseling sessions and classes I always start with why. Why are we doing what we are doing when feeding children? What’s the outcome that we want? The bottom line is that it is almost always the same thing. We want our children to develop a healthy relationship with food, but what exactly does that mean?

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