Eating

MORE First Foods

In addition to the standard parade of fruits and vegetables, consider the following ideas.  Keep in mind that foods like olive oil are healthy and add flavor.

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Finger Foods

A list of foods for little fingers to experiment with and eat.

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The Park Slope Parents Cookbook

These recipes and meal ideas were submitted by Park Slope Parents as quick and easy family meal solutions.

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Picky Eaters

Help, hope, and hard lines for kids who say "yuck!" to almost any food.

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Hiding Vegetables

Advice on sneaking healthful vegetables into your kid's diet.

 

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Food Strike

Responses to a call for help for a 6 month old on a food strike.

 

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Introducing Solids

A PSP thread on Introducing Solids (From May, 2007)

 

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Debating the D word: Dessert

When should you shun sugar with your child? PSP parents share tips, stories and advice on how to create and maintain a healthy and balanced diet.

 

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How do vegetarian parents raise their kids

You're a vegetarian/vegan. Should you kid be?

 

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Food Allergy Resources

Do you find yourself hyperventilating at even the work peanut (or gluten, dairy, etc).  Here is a round up of the folks out there who can help!

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Baby Led Weaning: An Overview

What is Baby-led weaning (BLW) and how do you make it happen. Explanations and guidance is here!

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School Lunch Ideas

As one PSP Member wries: "my son is starting Kindergarten this fall after having been in a preschool / day care that took care of all of his meals every day. He's used to having hot, healthy meals which basically consist of rice / noodles and a protein and a vegetable (like a stir fry type of thing). Now I have to start making him lunch and I'm not sure where to start..."

 

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Hot Weather Food Strike

I got a great response to my question about good foods for a hot weather food strike - some won't work for my pasta-hating, cheese-rejecting vegetarians, but I got several requests to post to list and I've included all responses below, from Mom to Two who subsist on breakfast and air...

 

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Non Sugary Foods Ideas for Breakfast

Looking for alternative ideas to sugary cereals and sweets to feed you and the kiddos for breakfast?  Here, parents list their favorite morning meals that are easy to prepare. Mix your morning up...

 

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