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.

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.

Probiotics: The Friendly Bacteria

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

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.

My Decision to Breastfeed My 3-Year-Old Son Is My Own

In nursing a toddler, I've opened myself to scrutiny, but extended breastfeeding is what works for us.

Banana Bites for Breakfast

Make breakfast more delicious with Catherine McCord's banana bites.

The Smart Parent's Guide to Healthy Snacking

Want to keep your kids energized and prevent them from overeating? Make sure they have nutritious snacks (and they don't overload on junk). Here are healthy ideas your kids will love.

How To Make Apple Pops

Kids will love to help make this sweet and simple apple treat.

Your Guide to Healthy Eating Habits

While there are no road maps to feeding toddlers, these 12 tips can help them develop good eating habits. Check out these tips from "The Toddler Care Book: A Complete Guide from 1 to 5 Years Old" by Dr. Jeremy Friedman.

6 Easy Swaps for Health-ified Kid-Friendly Meals

TODAY Show health expert Joy Bauer shares six smart food swaps kids will eat up.

4 Toddler Snacking Mistakes to Avoid

Are snacks sabotaging your toddler's appetite? Find out!

Top 10 Feeding Challenges -- and How to Solve Them

Expert help on combating your biggest mealtime problems.

When Your Child Is Skinny

At a time when one in three kids weighs too much, an inability to pack on pounds might seem like a minor issue. But some slender children have health concerns of their own.

Break Your Kid's Bad Food Habits

Does he live on pasta or freak when you serve anything green? You really can get him to start eating better.

3 Myths About Picky Eating

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

The Anti-Asthma Diet

Five mealtime strategies to help your children breathe easier.

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.

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.

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

Here are some healthy lunch ideas that kids will love.

Healthy Snacks: Why Kids Need to Snack

Snacks are not only fun treats, they're also essential for a healthy lifestyle. Find out why your kids need to snack.

What Gisele and Tom Brady Feed Their Kids: Realistic or Ridiculous?

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen's personal chef reveals what their kids really eat, and it's kinda shocking, but also kinda inspiring.

Want Your Kids To Eat More Lunch? Pack LESS!

It sounds counter-intuitive, but packing LESS food in lunch boxes may encourage your kids to eat MORE! Here's why.

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