March is National Nutrition Month, a national campaign — sponsored by the American Dietetic Associationdesigned to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits.
That means we should be thinking more about the food we eat — and about the food we give our little ones.
It also couldn’t hurt to consider about how we make sure our children get the nutrition they need.
You can reward your kids for eating healthy (if you finish your green beans, you can have a cookies).
There’s also tricking your kids into eating healthy, suggested in Jessica Seinfeld’s book Deceptively Delicious, Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food.
The experts say that kids need time to develop eating habits. When introducing new foods, kids may not like it — but don’t give up.
The experts say you need to try giving food to a child as many 10 to 15 times before he or she can officially “not like it.”
Because let’s face it: New foods are scary.
Let’s talk about our successes and failures getting our kids to eat healthy. What’s worked for you?