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Potty training advice my son is starting to regress

My son has been potty trained for about a month now. He still wears Pull-Ups when we go to places li...

Moms of Toddlers

Trouble feeding my son real food

My son is almost 22 months and is still eating baby food. He won't touch any real food I give, excep...

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3 Common Potty Training Mistakes (Short Article)

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Potty Training

It's been 7 months!

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Moms of Toddlers

Pretend play? Weird phase? What's going on??

The past few days my son has been pointing to pictures in books, toys, etc & saying "mama" & "dada"....

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Sneaky Ways to Sneak Vegetables Into Your Child's Diet

You’ve tried all the usual tricks to get your little one to eat vegetables. But after months of offering dips with vegetable sticks, arranging vegetables in the shape of smiley faces, and every other trick in the book, your little one still rejects vegetables out-of-hand. Of course you want to continue to teach your child that vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. » Read more

Picky Eaters: Your Child’s Diet

By Nancy Da Silva

Walk into any supermarket and you’ll see the panicked faces of parents as they try to quickly bypass the cereal aisle. » Read more

Mealtime Dilemmas? No Problem!

By Ann Douglas

Your toddler is a huge fan of macaroni and cheese—and practically nothing else. Your preteen sneaks out the door without so much as a bite of breakfast. Your grade schooler has developed an acute case of sandwich phobia.... Sound familiar? » Read more

Making Snacktime Healthy

Snacktime can be fraught with unhealthy pitfalls, even for those families who strive to serve healthy meals for their kids every day. At snacktime, you often need to make something quickly, and the easiest thing to do is to reach into a bag or a box for some pretzels or chips. » Read more

How to Outsmart Your Picky Eater

By Missy Chase Lapine, Author of The Sneaky Chef

One day, my youngest daughter had strep throat, and in the time-honored tradition of mothers everywhere, I hid her foul-tasting medicine in some chocolate pudding. As I watched her swallow it without protest, I couldn’t help thinking about all the wars I had fought to get my kids to eat a fabulous grilled salmon or delicious carrot soup for dinner. » Read more

Breastfeeding a Toddler - Why on Earth?

By Jack Newman, MD, FRCPC

Because more and more women are now breastfeeding their babies, more and more are also finding that they enjoy breastfeeding enough to want to continue longer than the usual few months they initially thought they would do it. » Read more