Survival Guide for Parents of Picky Eaters

If you’re reading this post I’m guessing you’re frustrated or worried about your child’s picky eating habits.  Maybe they used to love their peas and carrots, but now they’re turning up their nose!  What happened to the good eater you could brag about?   This happened to me with my first and most picky child.  I…

Six Natural Ways to Treat Croupy Cough

Sometime last week around 3 a.m. I woke up to the sound of a seal barking.  It to a few minutes for me to realize that it was my son coughing.  My next thought was, “Oh boy, here we go again with the croup.”  My husband and I are no strangers to croup since my…

Why is My Kid So Cranky?

I’m sure there have been times when you’ve asked yourself, “why is my kid so cranky?”  Then if your not completely exhausted from dealing with your cranky kid, you go down the checklist of possibilities: Is he hungry? Did he get a good night sleep? Does he need a nap? Did he have anything sugary…

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

Are your kids fussy about food like mine?  Both my husband and I are foodies now, however, as kids we were both extremely picky.  My mother-in-law told me that my husband subsisted on peanut butter sandwiches for most of elementary school, and I fed my peas and other vegetables to the dog under the table….

When Kids Don’t Eat Lunch at School – Start with a Hearty Breakfast!

This year I started out with grand ideas of getting my kids to eat super fun healthy lunches.  Unfortunately, my kids had other ideas like playing at lunch recess instead of eating.   I will not admit defeat and I’m opting for a change in strategy instead.    My game plan is to get them…