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Examples to help your kids expand their palates

Examples to help your kids expand their palates

The picture, left, is a typical assortment of some fruits and potatoes that we go through during a 1-2 weeks time. In this post, I want to give some more examples of how my tips can be used to help others with their kids and expanding palates. The other day one of our wisemommies’ readers told me that herRead More

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Preventing a picky/finicky eater: Results with my husband

Preventing a picky/finicky eater: Results with my husband

Do you think Picky Eaters are Born or Made? Do you have picky eaters in your family? I married a picky eater, but quickly changed that. I strongly believe it is never too late to change anything when one is willing…or at least has an open mind. I’ve posted some results and how we’ve made changesRead More

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Preventing a picky/finicky eater: Results with my son

Preventing a picky/finicky eater: Results with my son

One of my friends who was struggling with a picky eater, turned to me one day, after a lunch battle with her own child and made the statement, I wonder when your child will become a picky eater? I replied with, He will never become a picky eater. She said, You can’t say that, youRead More

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Do’s & Don’ts for Dealing with a Finicky or Picky Eater

Do’s & Don’ts for Dealing with a Finicky or Picky Eater

  10 Foolproof tips, tricks and ideas for getting your child to expand their palate or for preventing a picky eater. #1, #4 and #9, below, are my personal favorite of the 10 tips! #1 Model: If your child sees that you do not want to eat a certain type of food, why would theyRead More

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TV/Computer versus Books

TV/Computer versus Books

Where are your books in comparison to the TV? Can your child turn on a TV but can’t reach his books? If so, it’s safe to guess how your child will tend to spend their free time. Fill their bookshelves and the family room bookshelves with books of interest and make TV or computer timeRead More

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How to create a Spinach Lovin’ Child

How to create a Spinach Lovin’ Child

Here is a follow-up example of making food fun through involvement. In my post, about clever ideas/tips for preventing a picky eater or for getting your picky eater to expand their palate, I gave my #1 tip as making food fun through involvement. I started the following with my son at 22 months of age: To help enticeRead More

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More Picky Pointers: Getting your children to expand their palate

More Picky Pointers: Getting your children to expand their palate

The following are clever ideas/tips for preventing a picky eater or for getting your picky eater to expand their palate. We wisemommies get our sons to hammer our crackers for our casserole(s). Click here for the Cheesy Crunchy Chicken Casserole Recipe Twelve Tips and Tricks to Make Food Fun through Involvement #1 Use sensory senses,Read More

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Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer

 Thyroid cancer is the fastest growing cancer in women. However, there are precautions women can make to possibly prevent this. According to Dr. OZ, the increase in thyroid cancer could possibly be linked to the use of dental x-rays and mammograms.   Don’t think that thyroid cancer is something you might get when older. ClickRead More

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Recipe for Cauliflower, Your Kids and Family Will Eat/LOVE

Recipe for Cauliflower, Your Kids and Family Will Eat/LOVE

Do you like curry? Do you like cauliflower? I wasn’t a fan of cauliflower until I discovered this way of roasting it to eat. Now I cook and serve it monthly! The reason why I started eating more curry and cauliflower, in addition to some other diet additions, was that I had developed ovarian cystsRead More

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Homemade Baking Powder

Homemade Baking Powder

 I have just come across a recipe for making your own baking powder. Love it! Just this past New Years, us wisemommies made a cheese, meat and dessert foundue, together, for 9 people. We used baking powder for some of the recipes and talked about possibly finding a substitution, since most commercial baking powders containsRead More

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