Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (a.k.a. Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on his or her food journey - for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater they explain how to expand your family's food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with:
Advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-age
Real-life stories of parents and kids they have helped
Wisdom from cultures across the globe on how to feed kids
Helpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cups
And seven "passport stamps" for good parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful
Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your baby, toddler, or young child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!
©2015 Nimali Fernando and Melanie Potock; foreword copyright 2015 by Roshini Raj (P)2017 Tantor