Fearless Feeding

5 Healthy Products I’m Dying to Try (and more about the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo)

October 23, 2014

As I’m writing this, I’m on a flight from Atlanta to San Diego.  I spent two nights and three days at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE). Just in case you don’t know, this is the annual meeting for dietitian and nutrition professionals. The first night I connected […]

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5 Back to School Routines That Make Life Easier

August 25, 2014
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The time has come. As of yesterday, both of my kids are in school full time. While many different emotions are running through me as my youngest starts kindergarten, one of them is definitely excitement.  I’m looking forward to one drop off and more time to get the important stuff done. Although work will take […]

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Why it’s Okay to Say “No” to Your Child About Food

July 14, 2014
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Janet with was with her 5 year old daughter at a play date.  As it was coming to a close, the kids pulled out cookies and begged to have them.  Janet wasn’t sure because it was less than an hour from dinner.  Plus, she had a fun dessert planned. But there was her precious girl […]

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15 of the All-Time Best Strategies for Raising Healthy Eaters

February 7, 2014
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I’ve been blogging at Raise Healthy Eaters for over five years.  I decided it was time to condense my feeding advice into top tips, which are featured more extensively in my book, Fearless Feeding.  This is to help guide newcomers and serve as a reminder for my long-time readers. So here goes… 1. Structure meals […]

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Weekly Meal Plan: Monday November 4th

November 4, 2013
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I hope you all made it though Halloween and are enjoying the extra hour of sleep you gained!  I  had a crazy week with my last day of work.  But now I have a little more time.  And at least some of that time will be spent in the kitchen and blogging. We are taking […]

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What I Do When Feeding Isn’t Going So Hot

September 25, 2013
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This is The Feeding Diaries, an ongoing series about the feeding escapades in my house. I’d love to report that feeding my kids is always a pleasant experience but I’d be lying.  For example, just last week Big A declared she no longer likes the chicken tenders I make every other week and even my […]

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The (No) Clean Plate Mom Comes Clean

August 9, 2013
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It’s been a roller-coaster ride since last Friday when my post on the NY Times Motherlode blog went live.  Come Monday, I found the Daily Mail had picked it up with their own twist on the story.  It seemed from the comments that people were either with me or against me.  Ouch. Then Monday after […]

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The Feeding Mistake Parents Don’t Even Know They Are Making

June 21, 2013
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“I’ve got the best eater!” a new mom gloats.  I don’t even have to ask how old the child is as I know he’s under two and a brand new eater. “My kid is so picky, I can’t get him to eat X.” When I hear this, I also don’t have to ask the age as […]

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Weekly Meal Plan: Monday June 3rd

June 3, 2013
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This is a special weekly meal plan because over at Org Junkie, where bloggers from all over post their menu plans, Laura is reviewing and giving away Fearless Feeding. So check it out! This week I’m trying a new pasta dish from Cooking Light Magazine along with a simple chicken stir fry and a salmon […]

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Weekly Meal Plan: Monday May 20th

May 20, 2013
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Another week, another meal plan. I’m trying a slow cooker spaghetti and meatball dish inspired by a patient I saw awhile ago (a great Italian cook).  I’m also making Black Bean sliders with sweet potatoes from Fearless Feeding, recently posted on the Meal Makeover Moms blog. Like always, see Org Junkie for more meal planning […]

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