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Parenting a Picky Eater

Nonna Joann • March 21st, 2009 • Spoonful of Love

Take the Baby Bites quiz—
Find out how proficient you are at promoting picky eating in your prodigy.
If your offspring is eating primarily fast foods, white flour, sugar, and only a few whole foods, you’re headed in the right direction for raising a picky eater. Picky eaters universally love these foods while refusing to eat whole [...]

Fueling a Picky Eater

Nonna Joann • March 3rd, 2009 • Spoonful of Love

Picky eating is a prevailing concern for parents and rightly so. We have more picky eaters than every before. Depending on the study, between 20 and 66 percent of parents say they have a “problem eater.”
A mom with a picky eater asks for advice. She’s concerned about her toddler, who was born prematurely and at [...]

Transform Your Picky Eater

Nonna Joann • April 23rd, 2008 • Spoonful of Love

Children are experts at parent manipulation. If you have a picky eater, you know firsthand how frustrating it can be to get her to eat one tidbit of nutritious food.
Picky eaters have built a wall of resistance to avoid eating nutritious foods. They love fast foods and junk foods, while refusing to eat whole foods, [...]

Picky Eaters Can Love Veggies

Nonna Joann • April 21st, 2008 • Spoonful of Love

The only vegetables six-year-old Heather eats are French fries and ketchup-and that’s using the term “vegetable” loosely. What’s alarming is that she’s not alone. Today over 60 percent of children, ages two to nine, don’t consume the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables per day.
You might be surprised, but even the most resistant child can [...]

Baby Bites Books

Nonna Joann • April 1st, 2008 • Spoonful of Love

Isn’t it time to transform YOUR picky eater into a healthy eater? “Baby Bites: Transforming a Picky Eater into a Healthy Eater” gives you the knowledge, tools, encouragement, help and, more importantly, the hope so desperately needed. Good ol’ fashioned Nonna-sense (Nonna is Italian for grandmother) is at the core of the Baby Bite Steps.
With the [...]