Last week I sent out an email to everyone who is subscribed to my newsletter. It was a pretty simple rant. The bottom line is that too many parents are unaware of the dangers of feeding their kids too much crap. And make no mistake – most food that comes in a package these days […]
I’m sure that you care about the health of your family. I sure do and I can’t imagine any parent NOT taking this seriously. So when I saw this article written by Mike Geary, I knew I had to write a quick blog post about it suggesting you read it. Here’s why this article is […]
When I was a child, I absolutely loved pancakes and I thought my mom made the best pancakes in the world. Turns out it was Aunt Jemima, and so was the syrup we used. In my adolescent years I’d make them myself because I still loved them and it’s all I really knew how to […]
Would you feed your kids or yourself food that you knew was genetically modified, untested for safety, and quite possibly harmful to your kids’ health? Most parents would say “No” … but based on my conversations with people who are new to this topic, I’ve also found that most parents do not realize they are […]
We’ve all been there, haven’t we? That is, dealing with kids who are picky eaters, or refuse to eat what we prepared for them. Doesn’t it annoy you when you spend time carefully and lovingly preparing a sandwich, or bowl of macaroni & cheese only to be told, “I DON’T WANNNNT THAAAT” This article about […]
Lately I’ve been collecting as many successful healthy snack, meal and dessert recipes as I can. I’m testing them, making notes, and preparing to launch a free recipe book for parents. Today I made two awesome dishes. The first was Coconut Chocolate Macaroons. The only ingredients I used were milk, butter, honey, cocoa powder, coconut […]
Parents should care about what they feed their kids. But they also want something that is easy to prepare. Breakfast is an important part of the day. Most parents feed their children too much junk food including processed flour and sugar. Here is a way to avoid that.
One of the things I’ve noticed about parenting toddlers is that kids can be very demanding. Not only will they make demands of you, but their demands can get increasingly specific. It almost seems like they are doing it on purpose just to see how far they can push things. My youngest daughters was a […]
I think that a lot of parents realize that too much juice is a bad thing. So if you catch yourself saying wondering how to reduce the amount of juice your toddler drinks, I’ve got an idea that works really well in my household, and I’m happy to share it with you.
I want to tell you a story about one recent Sunday morning and how I used language to influence my kids. I hope this story shows you how easy it can be to leverage communication skills.