Eating Right is Not About the Broccoli

Eating Right is Not About the Broccoli

Diet books are written by one of three types: a dietitian, a chef, or a celebrity. But every once in a while, a book is published by an outsider, bringing a new and refreshing angle to one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Preschool and Pop Tarts

Preschool and Pop Tarts

This is a guest post by Dr. Dina R. Rose You’ve grown a great eater…until he lands in daycare or preschool. That’s what happened to Michelle’s son. He was a shopping cart-riding/broccoli-gnawing tot until he got to preschool where he was … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make Me Eat it!

You Can’t Make Me Eat it!

This is a guest post by Dr. Dina R. Rose Your kids don’t understand why they should ever eat something other than what they want to eat. That is the source of your control struggle. And parents don’t generally do a good job … Continue reading

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Kids and Food: The Lying Zone

Kids and Food: The Lying Zone

This is a guest post by Dr. Dina R. Rose Should you let your kids stop eating even if you suspect they’re not quite full? Or let them eat if you know they’re not hungry? The surprising answer is yes. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Kids Eat Q&A: Puree Pouches

Kids Eat Q&A: Puree Pouches

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Dina R. Rose Puree pouches are all the rage right now. And not just for little kids either. My almost 11 year old daughter squeezes one into her mouth for snack at least … Continue reading

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Eating, Seen Through Your Child’s Eyes

Eating, Seen Through Your Child’s Eyes

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Dina R. Rose Sometimes I think parents and toddlers come from different planets, and speak different languages. That’s why we interpret the world so differently. It’s the parenting version of Men Are From Mars, … Continue reading

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Why I Feed My Daughter Inferior Food

Why I Feed My Daughter Inferior Food

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Dina R. Rose I’ve always suspected that I feed my daughter inferior food, and now I have proof. But you know what? I don’t care. Because sometimes serving inferior fare is the healthy … Continue reading

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The Bad News about Healthy Lunches

The Bad News about Healthy Lunches

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Dina R. Rose I’m going to suggest something radical:  Don’t worry about packing a healthy school lunch. I’m not suggesting you send your kids off to school with Devil Dogs and Twinkies. But … Continue reading

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