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19 Tips for Managing Sugar

If your kids are anything like mine, they like sweets. I swore I wouldn’t give my first child anything with sugar. Ever. Until I had morning sickness and was eating ginger snaps when he was 14 months old. He asked for one, and in my pregnant haze, I happily gave […]

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6 Ways to Add Calories to your Child’s Food

I’ll never forget standing in the pediatrician’s office looking at the growth chart. It had a flat line on it! What? But I’m a dietitian! And my kid eats a healthy diet! The pediatrician had been on our case since my son was 6 months old. We were even pouring […]

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4 Most Filling Easy Dips to Add to Fruits and Veggies

How many times have you fed your kid a snack, just to have them ask you for food? I know, this is super annoying! Plus, it seems to happen all of the time. We feed them some animal crackers or fishy crackers and next thing you know, they are asking […]

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3 Supplements I Give My Kids to Boost Their Immune Systems at Preschool and Daycare

Two kids in daycare. It started in November. Both kids picked something up during a “well check up.” A 6-month-old and a 2 and a half-year-old. We had to cancel Thanksgiving they were so sick. Although, some friends of ours were nice enough to drop off some Thanksgiving leftovers at […]

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