You did it. You made a tasty new recipe, one that is certain to delight your entire family. You chopped the vegetables by hand, grilled the chicken to perfection and added just the right amount of spices to the sauce to make it taste irresistible. But when you put the plate of food down in front of your toddler, you are confronted with frowns and whines, a far cry from the smiles and cheers you were hoping for. He wants chicken and French fries, he says in a cry loud enough to inform the ... Continue Reading
Here are some tips for making meal time fuss-free.
Learn about common allergies in kids, and how to test your child for allergies.
It is that time of the year again. Allergies are rearing their ugly head, and everywhere you look, there are kids and adults alike sneezing, sniffling and just downright miserable. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAI) says that allergies are the most common chronic condition across the globe, and can range in severity from simple sneezing and sniffling to more serious, life-threatening conditions such as anaphylaxis. For kids, allergies can be even worse because they ... Continue Reading
Learn how to effectively teach your child manners from a young age.
As parents, we have all been there. We've reminded our child, for what seems like hundreds of times, to remove their elbows from the dinner table. We've felt embarrassment creep up our face while watching our child throwing a temper tantrum at the front of a crowded grocery store. We've felt the evil eye scrutiny from the mother of the child whose toys your child just stole away from him. So, how do we get our children to understand that manners are not just important, but something that should ... Continue Reading