There are many single-ingredient foods that are nutritious for babies, but sometimes it’s challenging to put them together into meals that feel complete, especially if you’re trying to make a meal the whole family can enjoy! By starting with the
Good nutrition is an important part of your child’s healthy lifestyle. During the preschool years, your child should be eating the same foods as the rest of the family, with an emphasis on those with nutritional value.
As a preschooler, your child should have a healthy attitude toward eating. Ideally, by this age she no longer uses eating—or not eating—to demonstrate defiance, nor does she confuse food with love or affection. Generally (although almost
By age two, your toddler should be eating three healthy meals a day, plus one or two snacks. He can eat the same food as the rest of the family. With his improved language and social skills, he’ll
You’ll probably notice a sharp drop in your toddler’s appetite after his first birthday. Suddenly he’s picky about what he eats, turns his head away after just a few bites, or resists coming to the table at
Dr. Tanya, Hi! I have a 16 month old daughter. She still nurses a ton (every few hours during day and night). She is pretty small weighs 20.5 lbs. Very active (walked at 10 months, climbs everything) has over 35
I feel like I am always talking and writing about how to help your child eat healthier. It’s not easy, especially in a busy family surrounded by a culture of fast food nutrition and couch potato fitness. Having a healthy lifestyle takes hard work and