My daughter needs to increase her vegetable intake, but refuses to eat most veggies. What recipes will allow us to disguise her vegetables in other foods? [more inside]
What things can I cook with children in an after-school club setting? Difficulty: no actual cooking possible. [more inside]
My two year old likes to snack and enjoys trying new foods. What are some healthy, nutritious snacks that I can keep in my bag for when she needs something to eat? I'm looking for stuff that I can make myself or buy off the shelf. Ideally, I would like things that don't cost too much money, but I'm willing to try anything. [more inside]
Vegetarian parenting, infant edition. [more inside]
I need some recipe ideas for a children's cooking class - can you help? [more inside]
What to send as a daycare lunch for a one year old? [more inside]
I'm wondering how often people cook dinner from scratch versus prepared foods. [more inside]
Parent-filter: In our household we expect our toddler to eat the same food as we eat, or at least eat a certain number of bites before leaving the table. This is rewarded with dessert. For new or exotic things, we also expect them to 'try' the food before opting out. A close friend considers the above expectations to be 'forcing' a child to eat, and that it 'makes her sick to her stomach.' She instead suggests that the proper approach is to always have on hand foods that the child is known to like, and to provide these upon prompting. [more inside]
What are some good snacks for preschoolers that we can make together at preschool? Involving gadgets is a plus. [more inside]
Seeking ideas for healthy, balanced, kid-friendly meals that use local (ideally Ontarioan) ingredients, don't require the expenditure of electricity, and could be made by an 8-year old with minimal supervision? [more inside]
Family holiday in Paris, 2 children (6 and nearly 3), staying near Rue de Passy (in the 16th). Can anyone recommend good neighbourhood restaurants, brasseries etc in that area? [more inside]
Are there any companies that sell allergen-free foods geared towards children (e.g. snacks, cookies, kiddie meals, lunchables, and the like)? [more inside]
Why do kids dislike spicy food and is this culturally specific? What about Mexican/Thai/Indian/etc kids who can't avoid it?
Should I be worried that my height-weight proportional 2-year-old daughter isn't eating her vegetables, doesn't eat a lot of meat, and strongly prefers fruit? [more inside]
What's the title/author of the children's book where a kid makes an airplane out of cookie dough and goes exploring? If I remember correctly, the illustrations were quite plump and billowy.
I have a four year old son who simply refuses to eat his meals in a timely fashion. This has been an ongoing problem since he was two years old and we've been trying various approaches, but have mainly been hoping that he grows out of it. But it's at the point that every single meal has become unpleasant because of his refusal to eat. [more inside]