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As many of you know, my son likes to get in the kitchen and cook fairly routinely. Last week when I was in Florida visiting my parents, he woke up the first day and made a big breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs and turkey bacon for the four of us....

In a perfect world, we would all eat for the right reasons: hunger, health and nutrition. But the truth is, we are all triggered to eat for a variety of reasons, and health and nutrition isn’t always the main player. When it comes to kids, many...

Yesterday my 17 year-old daughter came downstairs for school and asked, “Is caffeine bad?” “Why do you ask?” I replied. “I don’t know, just wondering…” she responded. Gosh, have I been waiting to have this conversation! You...

I want my kids to walk by the candy jar. I want them to see it, and walk on by. I don’t want them to be the kids who dig in every time they walk by. I don’t want them to be the kids who stuff their faces at a party or while they trek door to door...

Phones at the Meal Table

January 28, 2014 | In: Parenting

"Stack 'em up!" I say when we're out to dinner. "Remember, no phones at dinner," I remind my kids at home, gently, with a smile on my face...while I am seething on the inside. Don't they remember the rule? No. Phones. At. The. Table. We did...

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