Guest poster Melanie Potock, pediatric feeding specialist, shares her best tips for comfortable and pleasant feeding of babies and young children using the S.I.T. Model: Stability and Independence at the Table.
Posts from the ‘Toddlers’ Category
A recent study found that feeding children small amounts of peanut products in the first 5 years of life can prevent the development of peanut allergy. Here's what you need to know.
Guest poster Sarah Ruttan returns to share her top 10 tips for traveling abroad with young kids.
Guest poster Sarah Ruttan on traveling with kids: "I’ve come to believe that this same idea is true for travel. Sure, we could stay close to home for the first few years. Everyone would sleep more, and lots of potential public meltdowns could be avoided. Yet, we’d be missing something along the way. Those early family trips build our family culture – they give us an opportunity to begin to teach our kids about the world around us, even if in small ways on local outings. Great moments – and memorable family stories – come from these journeys."
A review and giveaway of a wonderful new book on mindful parenting, Parenting in the Present Moment, by Carla Naumburg.
Two new studies indicate that timing of introduction of gluten and breastfeeding have little impact on the development of celiac disease in high-risk babies.
Can babies digest starch? If you search for the answer to this question online, you will run into dire warnings of the dangers of giving starch to babies. But these sites might set off your woo detector – as they should. I figured it was time to put some evidence-based information about babies and starch digestion on the Internet.