Feeding & Nutrition

Give your child the nutrients he needs to grow up big and strong with these ideas for healthy meals, snacks, and more. Plus: What you need to know about breastfeeding toddlers, picky eaters, and daycare lunches.

The 20 Best Snacks for Kids

Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! See how these 20 kid-friendly ingredients can turn into healthy homemade snacks. Try the low calorie snack recipes that will keep your kids happy and healthy.

Toddler Feeding Schedule: A Guide to Planning Meals

How many meals should your toddler eat throughout the day? Follow our feeding guide to put together a good toddler meal plan.

Astonishing X-Ray Shows Grape Lodged in Child's Throat

The mom who posted the photo is warning other parents that they always need to cut grapes in half for young children to reduce the risk of choking.

Probiotics: The Friendly Bacteria

These little buggers are credited with easing tummy trouble, eczema, and more. But do they live up to the hype?

Quiz: Are You Raising An Emotional Eater?

Are you teaching your kids to eat their emotions?

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How to Roast Veggies for Babies and Toddlers

Roasted veggies are naturally sweet, so babies and toddlers tend to love their flavor. Here's a step-by-step guide to simple roasting, plus tips for making sure that the final texture is easy for your little one to manage.

5 Flavor-Filled Toddler Finger Foods

Introduce your little one to delicious flavors and interesting textures with these easy recipes the whole family will enjoy.

The Best Reason to Stop Being a Short-Order Cook

Why cooking separate meals for your picky eater does more harm than good.

5 Kid Foods That Aren't as Healthy as They Seem

Between juice, sports drinks and fruit snacks, there's a lot of foods marketed to kids that aren't nearly as good for your children as you might expect.

Nutrition Labels: 3 Things To Avoid

Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.

The Top 10 Feeding Challenges--and How to Solve Them

We asked nutrition experts to tackle some common feeding challenges. Here are their practical solutions--and some food for thought.

3 Myths About Picky Eating

Trying to feed a very finicky child? We've got some fresh food for thought.

This Mom Was Scolded by Her Daughter's Teacher Over What She Packed for Lunch

A mom of a 3-year-old receieved a scolding note for packing a slice of birthday cake in her daughter's lunch.

This Mom is SO Over Making Dinner Every Night & She's Got a Quick Fix

We are totally down with funny mom Bunmi Laditan's solution to end the torture of making dinner for the kiddos.

3 Ways to Get Toddlers to Eat Meat

Follow these easy tips and get your toddler to start eating meat in no time!

The Anti-Asthma Diet

Five mealtime strategies to help your children breathe easier.

How To Manage Messy Eating and Food Throwing

Feeding your toddler can be a very messy experience. Like most aggravating toddler behavior, this too shall pass. In the meantime, here are some survival tips. Learn more from "The Toddler Care Book: A Complete Guide from 1 to 5 Years Old" by Dr. Jeremy Friedman.

Fun Finger Foods

What kid doesn't love to eat with his hands? Give him a break from utensils, and serve up these easy, yummy bites for dinner.

Picky Eaters: 3 Ways To Encourage Healthy Eating

Here are three healthy ways to please a picky eater.

How to Eat Healthy: Raising Nutrition-Smart Kids

Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.

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