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    Choking
    Top 9 Choking Foods
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one child dies every five days from choking on food, making it the leading cause of death in children ages 14 and under. The AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Kids
    Picky Eaters
    Are You Raising a Picky Eater?
    Are dinner wars getting you down? Do you have trouble finding anything that your child will eat? Take this quiz and discover what you can do to avoid raising a picky eater. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Two-Year-Old Refuses to Eat
    Two-and-a-half-year-olds really want to have control over something -- and what they eat is the number one control issue. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Toddler and Preschooler Nutrition Quiz
    What do you know about toddler and preschool nutrition? Test yourself on some of the more common food and nutrition myths. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Nutrition for Toddlers and Preschoolers
    Nutrition for Toddlers and Preschoolers Children in their toddler and preschool year are very impressionable, which makes it the perfect time to help them form good eating habits. Children are never too young to establish a foundation of good nut...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Encouraging Good Eating Habits in Toddlers
    Encouraging Good Eating Habits in Toddlers At this stage, baby will discover his favorite foods, and trying to get him to eat anything else becomes a challenge. I know this because Michael was stuck on macaroni and cheese for four years and Brand...
  • SchoolLunch,HotDog
    Choking
    Top 9 Choking Foods
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one child dies every five days from choking on food, making it the leading cause of death in children ages 14 and under. The AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Meals
    Feeding Your One-Year-Old
    Feeding Your One-Year-Old Feeding an older baby can be challenging. The following tips help make the job easier.Your baby loves to learn new tricks and show off. If you make her the same food you are eating, you will probably see a new side of yo...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Childcare Issues
    Day Care Cuisine
    Day Care Cuisine With more mothers working full or part time, childcare is a fact of life for most families. Nearly 13 million American preschoolers are enrolled in childcare programs, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Th...
  • Where food comes from
    Toddler Meals
    Getting to Know Food
    Getting to Know Food The objects on the trees were apples, but how would Hayley have known? Until her first outing to a local farm, she thought apples came in a bag from the supermarket. Few of us grew up on a farm, but it seems like we know mor...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Meals
    Expanding Your One to Three-Year-Old's Diet
    Expanding Your One to Three-Year-Old's DietEven though he's only one or two years old, it's never too early to help a child begin to develop healthy eating habits. You can do this in part by offering a variety of nutritious foods that are appropr...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Troubleshooting a Preschooler's Eating
    Troubleshooting a Preschooler's Eating As kids get older, they tend to accept new foods more easily. I've noticed that Hayley, who is nearly six, has become more adventurous in the past year. There are strategies to improve nutrition while you ar...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Fending Off Preschooler Food Fits
    Fending Off Preschooler Food FitsNow that he can better communicate his eating preferences, your child may hassle you more than ever about eating. Children who regularly refuse food at mealtimes or demand diversions such as television and toys in...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Nutrition
    Feeding Your Preschooler
    Feeding Your Preschooler As your child moves toward six, his nutrient needs continue to evolve into a more adultlike diet. Pound for pound, youngsters require less energy with increasing age. Since the amount of fat kids need to flourish depends ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Meals
    Feeding Your One-Year-Old
    Feeding Your One-Year-Old Feeding an older baby can be challenging. The following tips help make the job easier.Your baby loves to learn new tricks and show off. If you make her the same food you are eating, you will probably see a new side of yo...
  • Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
    familyeducation editors
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Toddler Meals
    Expanding Your One to Three-Year-Old's Diet
    Expanding Your One to Three-Year-Old's DietEven though he's only one or two years old, it's never too early to help a child begin to develop healthy eating habits. You can do this in part by offering a variety of nutritious foods that are appropr...