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Keep healthy snacks within reach

Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks suggest how to make healthy snacks available for your child.

Ask a dietitian: Is variety in children’s diets important?

Are their nutritional needs are being met?

Nutrients that boost your child’s brain development

Encouraging our kids to eat healthy is important to that growth and development. Knowing where to start helps, so here are four nutrients your toddler needs.

Cherry-Banana Muffins

If you're hoarding cherries this summer, they're delicious halved and stirred into a batch of muffins.

Nutrition: Omega3s are the fat that’s good for your family

Why some fats are essential to your child’s diet.

Smashed baby burgers

Planning a family BBQ? Don't leave your littlest eaters out with this great recipe for smashed baby burgers from Cookbook for Weaners.

DIY fruit-bottom yogurt

Feed your little one this yummy, healthy treat on a warm day.

Ask Dr. Marla: Is there a preferred brand of whole milk for one-year-olds?

Question: Is there a specific brand of whole milk that is preferred over others for one-year-olds, or are all brands filtered the same way? Answer: To answer your question I turned to the Dairy Farmers of Canada who taught me about some of the filtration processes available. Microfiltration is a low pressure driven...

My daily song and dance: Getting children to eat during mealtimes

If parents model good behaviour of sitting down and eating meals, your children will follow.

5 Ways to get kids to eat their meals

Baby and toddler expert Rosemary Greisman’s shares with us her top five tips on to get kids to eat their meals: Sit down for meals at set times and limit distractions. Offer two meal choices (based on options you want them to...

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