picky eating

No, Toddlers Do Not Need ‘Toddler Milk’

No, Toddlers Do Not Need ‘Toddler Milk’

Your baby may be getting ready to graduate from breastmilk and/or infant formula. You may be wondering how to transition to cow’s milk—or some other kind of “milk.” You may suddenly be noticing the cans in the formula aisle labelled, “Organic Toddler Milk Drink Powder” or “Toddler Nutritional Drink,” coupled…

What To Do If Your Kid Hates Crust

What To Do If Your Kid Hates Crust

My son, like many children, has had an ongoing love-hate relationship with bread crust. More emphasis on the hate, though, especially recently. When he was a toddler, I avoided them completely by making his sandwiches on “sandwich thins.” But that only worked if I was able to find the variety…

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks

Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the same type of fruit at home, she’s rarely interested. What’s the difference? I’ve…