You're a vegetarian/vegan. Should you kid be?
Meal and Cooking Advice for Busy Parents! Plus, Advice On "Do You Eat Dinner as a Family? And How Do You Do It?"
Includes meal planning tips, recipe ideas, and also suggestions for lunch and breakfast too!
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.
Suggestions for 11 month old who won't eat solids...
A PSP thread on introducing solids.
Responses to a call for help for a 6 month old on a food strike.
Advice on sneaking healthful vegetables into your kid's diet.
Help, hope, and hard lines for kids who say "yuck!" to almost any food.
These recipes and meal ideas were submitted by Park Slope Parents as quick and easy family meal solutions.
A list of foods for little fingers to experiment with and eat.
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.
A PSP member writes: "Our daughter is just over two years old and has had issues gaining weight for the last six months. She has always been around 5th percentile in weight but since her 1.5 year check up it has been off the chart, as in her weight is too low to determine the percentile..."
"There's no rule that says that baby's first foods need to be avocados, bananas, and butternut squash. Literally, everything is on the table - and the more variety, the better," says Lesley Duvall. Here, Duvall explains what Baby-led Weaning (BLW) is and how do you make it happen. Explanations and guidance is here!
Baby led weaning presents babies with real foods...
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!
In addition to being amazing places to eat, drink and make merry, our local restaurants and bars must keep their establishments safe, healthy, and running smoothly, not only for families but for all visitors. Given our interactions with businesses in the past, we know that there are many attempts to work with families before deciding to establish “kid-friendly” hours and rules. We know that it only takes a few people’s behavior to cause these...
As one PSP Member writes: "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..."
"I got a great responses to my question about good foods for a hot weather food strike," shares a PSP member. "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..."
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...