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Guidelines for Feeding your Baby

Starting solids can be a trying time for parents as they figure out the best way to give their baby new foods
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Colic and calming the fussy baby

Babies cry an awful lot!!! Here’s some help.

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Eggplant Dip

 

Here’s an easy, tasty snack to try! Continue reading…

Media time for your children

Media has become such a big part of the life of children and their families but we know there is a downside to children being in constant connection with different types of media. Continue reading…

Parenting in the modern world

Parenting in these modern times continues to be a challenge to many parents. Continue reading…

Help! I have a picky eater.

Does this look familiar to you? Does your child do this every time  a new food is offered? Don’t worry, many parents experience the same problems. Continue reading…

Dealing With the Terrific Twos…HELP!!

It is never easy dealing with the tantrums and screaming that can come with children at this age. Continue reading…

Choose my Plate

Many of us remember learning about the food pyramid when learning about healthy eating. In mid 2011, the USDA  launched a new nutritional graphic, ChooseMyPlate, in an effort to make it easier to make the switch to healthier eating.  MyPlate is a quick, graphic depiction of how to eat, including foods from all five food groups. Continue reading…

Toilet Training

When do we start potty training? How do we know when they are ready? How do we start the process of toilet training? These are some of the questions we are asked on a daily basis. Continue reading…

High BMIs in children

In the US and in here in Trinidad and Tobago, there is an epidemic of obesity in children. This is measured using the Body Mass Index (BMI) – the body weight relative to height squared. Continue reading…