Beating the Holiday Sugar Rush

This time of year is wonderful for fun gatherings with family and friends, but it’s not so great for trying to steer clear of high-sugar dessert tables. Since increased sugar intake causes some crazy behavior and also makes it more difficult for immune systems to fight off colds and flus, it’s important for my family to get the holiday sugar rush under control. Here are a few things that work for us.
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Creative Ways to Get Your Child to Try New Foods

Do you have a picky eater who seems to turn his nose up at any new food before he even tries it? Or a little princess who turns into a monster when it comes to eating her vegetables? Maybe it’s time to try some visually creative ways to introduce new foods.  (more…)