• 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Nutrition
    One to Three Years: Dietary Milestones
    One to Three Years: Dietary MilestonesYou may think of him as such, but your child is no longer a baby in the strict sense of the word. He's a toddler now, and the name fits kids ages one through three. Talk about rough and tumble! Once standing ...
  • Food
    Vitamins and Supplements
    Children's Vitamins and Colds
    Find out when it's advisable to give a four-year-old vitamin supplements. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Food
    Dairy
    Son Won't Drink Milk
    When your child refuses to drink regular milk, there are plenty of alternatives to choose from. ...