Book reviews

Book Review: Mindset

December 8, 2014
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I stumbled on Mindset: The New Psychology of Success while looking up books on education. And I’m so glad I did. This book has changed the way I interact with my children and even how I view myself. The message is very simple, but profound. Carol Dweck, psychology professor at Stanford University, details the difference […]

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Introducing My New E-Book: From Picky to Powerful

November 5, 2014
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After a weekend of formatting, staying up late and acting cranky to those around me, my first e-book is published: From Picky to Powerful: Transform Your Outlook on Picky Eating and End Food Battles Forever! I’ve been writing about picky eating since I started this blog over 5 years ago. It’s a topic near and […]

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Feeding Baby: Book Review and Giveaway

September 19, 2014
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It seems a lifetime ago that I was standing in the grocery store, panicked, talking to my mom friend about starting Big A on solids.  This is when I started to research feeding. It would have been nice to have Feeding Baby: Simple Approaches to Raising a Healthy Baby & Creating a Lifetime of Nutritious […]

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CookingLight Dinnertime Survival Guide: Book Review and Giveaway

April 23, 2014
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I’ve been eagerly anticipating the arrival of CookingLight Dinnertime Survival Guide: Feed Your Family, Save Your Sanity written by dietitian, Sally Kuzemchak. If you don’t know who she is, Sally is the blogger behind Real Mom Nutrition.  She shares her own challenges feeding her family with humor and grace — and offers realistic solutions. That’s what Dinnertime […]

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Book Review and Giveaway: Best Lunch Box Ever

August 12, 2013

Summer is coming to a close and it’s time to think about packing lunches again.  The challenging thing about packing lunches is you want to provide a variety but it also needs to be something your child accepts.  This combo can make it difficult to keep the variety coming instead of rotating the same few […]

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Fearless Feeding Release Party (and Giveaway Finale)

April 19, 2013
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Today is the launch of Fearless Feeding! Thanks so much for going on this journey with me and Jill. In many ways, it’s just started. We hope Fearless Feeding will be the starting point for feeding kids:  a trusted, one-stop resource parents can use to help them make good decisions and feel confident about feeding.  […]

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Book Review: The Best Things You Can Eat

March 13, 2013
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Today is Registered Dietitian (RD) Day! March is National Nutrition Month and the 13th is dedicated to us RDs. The theme this year is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day.” On today of all days, I wanted to highlight a registered dietitian’s work. Not too long ago, I received David Grotto’s book: The Best Things […]

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The Food Lover’s Healthy Habits Cookbook Review and Giveaway

December 31, 2012
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In my last post I discussed ways that parenting can help you overcome stumbling blocks to good health.  Today, I’m reviewing and giving away a book that deals with how to put healthy eating and activity into action. The Food Lover’s Healthy Habits Cookbook written by Janet Helm with Cooking Light,  is ideal for the […]

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Book Review: Love Me, Feed Me

November 16, 2012

When I started blogging in 2009, I found other like-minded bloggers including Katja Rowell, MD — family doctor turn feeding doctor. Struggling with feeding her own child led her to Ellyn Satter’s resources — she eventually trained with her and began a new career dedicated to helping families raise competent eaters. I knew Rowell was […]

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3 Books That Are Worth Your Time (and Giveaway)

October 5, 2012

I received complimentary copies of each of the following books around the same time. Needless to say, I was going to review all of these separately but thought I’d wrap it up in one post. I’m selective about the books I review, and feel that each of these are worth your time and consideration. And […]

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