Top Tips for Gardening with Kids

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Summer is fast approaching (thankfully!) and so getting your toddler, or older kids, outside for some fresh air and to burn off all that energy is probably top of your mind. You might even be starting to plan out what you’ll do as a family this summer. Maybe you have some day trips, sports or […]

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#50: Gardening with Kids: How it can help your picky eater and how to get started now

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In this final episode of Season 2, I bring on my dietetic intern, Caitlin, to chat about gardening with your toddler. She shares about why she decided to start gardening with her son, what the benefits are, changes that she’s seen, and her tips on how to get started. I know it sounds like a […]

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Parenting styles: What authoritative parenting is and why it’s recommended

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I often discuss parenting styles in the context of feeding your toddler, it’s something I offer some education on inside of my Feeding Toddlers course, and something that can actually have a big impact on how successful mealtimes are with your toddler. I’ve done my research on them, but this isn’t my area of expertise, […]

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#49: The different types of parenting styles and how they affect feeding

In this episode of The My Little Eater Podcast, I have the opportunity to chat with Dr. Shanna Alvarez and Dr. Jenna Elgin from Helping Families Thrive. These two are a breath of fresh air in the parenting world, they have a mission to bring the true research to parents, minus any fear mongering, and […]

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Limiting Food: Is it ever okay to control how much your toddler eats?

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A common question I get from parents is about when it’s okay to limit portions for their child. And it usually goes something like this… “What do you do when a child only eats their favorite food and wants more of it and hasn’t eaten the other foods served at the meal. For example, my […]

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#48: Is it ever ok to limit food for your baby/toddler?

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In this episode, I’m answering a question from the audience, and it’s one that I get A LOT! “If my toddler (or baby) eats all of their favourite food, but doesn’t touch anything else on their plate, and wants more of their favourite…do I just give it to them?” And the short answer to this […]

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#47: Everything to know about eggs for your baby & toddler

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In this episode, I’m sharing absolutely everything you could ever need, or want, to know about serving eggs to your baby and toddler! I go into the differences between various types of eggs on the market, the amazing nutritional properties of eggs, how and when to serve them to your babies and toddlers, and so […]

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The Ultimate Guide to the Safest Fish for Your Baby

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There have been so many things floating around lately on the best and worst fish to offer your baby. There is definitely a lot to know about this topic, and it’s important we’re educated on it. I’m seeing that a lot of the advice around fish for babies seems very black and white. Either this […]

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#46: The best fish for your baby (and which to avoid)

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In this episode, I’m revealing the extensive research I’ve done on the topic of fish for babies. I include what I find out about which fish is the safest, which should be avoided completely, and how often certain fish can safely be served. Fish has many nutritional benefits, and it’s a top allergen, so serving […]

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