Got A Picky Eater?

Got A Picky Eater?

Do you have a picky eater? First, don’t call them picky (yes, I know I started it). Try something softer: He is still learning about foods She is cautious around food He is selective at meals Labeling a child with something negative will only lead to a bigger problem....
Why to Pass on Food Rules in Class

Why to Pass on Food Rules in Class

It’s back to school time! And what a back-to-school it’s been, here in 2021. Some kids were in school last year, some were in-schooled, out-schooled, home-schooled, virtual-schooled. You name it, it’s represented in these classrooms. But one thing has stayed the...
Eat the Rainbow… But How?

Eat the Rainbow… But How?

I often give the advice, “Variety in diet leads to variety in nutrition.” It makes sense: Each food has a unique nutritional composition, so consuming a variety of foods naturally leads to improved health. Eating different colors and textures, and enjoying different...
Guide to Division of Responsibility (Satter)

Guide to Division of Responsibility (Satter)

Division of Responsibility is the basis of a positive feeding relationship with your child. This handout provides the basics, a bit about establishing boundaries, and an explanation about the overlap with Intuitive Eating. For more information, a good place to start...
Stuck At Home Resources

Stuck At Home Resources

It’s been a while. I’m not going to say exactly how long. Somehow counting the days makes it feel unending. Here are some COVID-related materials to help get you through the end of this lockdown with at least some of your sanity in tact. Nap Time Nutrition...
Respectful Dissent: Learning at the Table

Respectful Dissent: Learning at the Table

This is not a blog to get you to vote a certain way, or to think the same way as me or as your table companions. This is not a blog to get you to eat a specific way. And no matter how political food can get, this is not a blog to get you to start eating kale. Or stop...