01 Oct 8 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Feeding Toddlers
As we discussed last week, sleep deprivation may top the list as one of the most frustrating and difficult areas of parenting to handle. Not surprisingly, challenges around meal times are a close second! This week we will be discussing Healthy Family Eating- specifically, common mistakes parents often make when feeding toddlers.
A picky eater or a toddler that won’t eat at all can be frustrating for a parent. You may have read a stack of books or asked fellow parents what they have done, but feeding your child is not a one-size-fits-all process
Please review this helpful and very parent-friendly article from Cooking Light. In our TLC class, we will dedicate our parent discussion time to sharing our own personal struggles at home around mealtimes and hopefully go home with a few new coping strategies (or at least the realization there are many other parents of toddlers experiencing similar frustrations around mealtimes…).
We are all in agreement that feeding a toddler is not a one-size-fits-all process. That being said, the research is clear: your little one is much more likely to try new foods if he/she is involved in the preparation and cooking process. This week’s Take Home Idea from Cooking Light provides us with family-friendly recipes designed for a loving caregiver AND a set of little hands…