Feeding children isn’t always easy. Whether you’re dealing with a picky eater or a busy schedule, getting a nutritious meal on the table—one that your kids will actually eat—can be a challenge. Don’t be discouraged! Our team of registered dietitians created the Eat, Play, Love approach to describe the fundamentals behind raising healthy eaters.
While each child is different, there are some standard ways to help kids develop healthy eating habits. We believe a positive and sensible approach where the parent acts as a role model will get the best results. Read our articles to learn how to:
5 Steps to a Healthier Family
Avoid Mealtime Meltdowns
Being a Healthy Role Model for Your Food Shadow
Dad Plays an Important Role at the Table
Fun Indoor Play Ideas for Getting Kids Active Inside
Getting Conversation Back on the Dinner Table
Handling Dinner Drama With Toddlers
Healthy Eating for Your Preschooler
Healthy Eating Starts with Parent Role Models
Mealtime at Grandma’s House
Picky Eaters Cured Over Time
Raising a Healthy Eater One Step at a Time
Seven Things Parents Need to Know About Kids and Mealtime
Ten Simple Ways Parents can Eat, Play, Love to Raise Healthy Eaters
The Path to Healthy Eating for Preschoolers
Use Logic - not Emotion – When Dealing With Food Allergies
Listen to our Eat, Play, Love
Encourage teachers you know to
This program, brought to you by Dairy Council of California, aligns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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