Love My Veggies are Made to Matter

posted by · April 14, 2015

Getting your child to eat enough vegetables seems to be a common issue for parents these days. As adults, we know they contain valuable nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron and Magnesium, which are necessary for a toddler’s growing body. Getting your child to understand these benefits though can be a bit more challenging! Read more

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The Top Nutrients Your Infant and Child May Need

posted by · April 07, 2015

by Nancy O’Hara, MD, MPH All of us would do whatever we could to keep our children happy and healthy. But we don’t always know the best foods and nutrients that our kids need. First and most importantly is to breastfeed your infant. Breast milk contains needed fats for brain development. Experts have found Iit Read more

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Allergies: How to Feed our Children on this Changing Landscape

posted by · March 31, 2015

Making significant changes in your family’s kitchen seems impossible some days. Adjusting for food allergies and avoidances, as well as budget and time constraints are just some of the challenges faced by parents. In this ever changing landscape, parents seem to be faced with conflicting information about ingredients, allergy concerns & product labels, and as Read more

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Warding off the Winter Blues

posted by · February 28, 2015

Winter is my least favorite time of year, partially because I am literally allergic to the cold (I break out in hives), but also because it puts so many limits on what my family can do to have fun. Now that my children are school aged, I work from home while they are at school. Read more


The First Time She Whispered

posted by · February 02, 2015

On the top ten list of accomplishments for new parents, the baby’s first word is at least top 5. Along with walking, rolling, and eventually saying “Mom” and “Dad”, it’s possibly the biggest thing we all keep an eye on. At 17 months our daughter has covered all of the above, the “Dada”’s and the Read more

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Your Child’s Growing Mind:
Infant & Toddler Brain Development

posted by · January 26, 2015

During their first two years of life, your child’s brain is like a sponge! Toddlers’ incredible capacity to learn new habits and language is partly due to the speed of brain growth. A child’s brain triples in size from birth to age two and reaches about 75% of its adult weight by their second birthday. Read more

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