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Picky Eaters: The Battle of Casseroles and Other “Mixed” Foods

We asked you on Facebook for your biggest challenges when it comes to having a picky eater in the house. We called in Elizabeth Pantley, best-selling author of The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution to help solve your problems. Look for her answers here over the next few weeks. My oldest is a picky eater. He doesn’t eat anything mixed like casserole. Sometimes I just make […]

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Picky Eaters: How to Cut Back on Sweets

We asked you on Facebook for your biggest challenges when it comes to having a picky eater in the house. We called in Elizabeth Pantley, best-selling author of The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution to help solve your problems. Look for her answers here over the next few weeks. My 3 year old daughter seems to only live on yogurt & broccoli these days! She used […]

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Picky Eaters: Get Your Kids Involved in Menu Planning

We asked you on Facebook for your biggest challenges when it comes to having a picky eater in the house. We called in Elizabeth Pantley, best-selling author of The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution to help solve your problems. Look for her answers here over the next few weeks.   I have two picky eaters who will not eat veggies, and will not break out of […]

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Picky Eaters: What to do When No One Likes the Same Foods

We asked you on Facebook for your biggest challenges when it comes to having a picky eater in the house. We called in Elizabeth Pantley, best-selling author of The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution to help solve your problems. Look for her answers here over the next few weeks. Talk about meal dilemmas! My family has all different eaters. My husband is a meat & potato […]

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Your Picky Eating Questions, Answered

A while ago we asked you on Facebook for your biggest challenges when it comes to having a picky eater in the house. We called in Elizabeth Pantley, best-selling author of The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution to help solve your problems. We’ll be sharing them over the next few weeks. I have a 7 year old daughter who only eats […]

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Are You Running a Bed-and-Breakfast Without Knowing It?

On Saturday morning I went to the gym and, while I was there, it started to rain. The rain was quite dramatic, coming down in sheets. Pouring, I guess you would say. Anyway, when I got home I saw that both of our Saturday papers were on the front walk, exactly where they were when I left for the gym […]

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Back-to-School Time! Little Backpacks, Big Problems

If aliens landed on earth today, they’d surely know it was back-to-school time as soon as they logged into Facebook and saw the images appearing on many moms’ Timelines this week. (Yes, there are about a million things wrong with that scenario…for one thing, perhaps our far-out friends are still hooked on Friendster…) Anyways, the point is—while you’re loading up […]

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Want to Understand The Latest Kids’ Health News? Ask Science Mom!

It seems like every day there’s a new study or some sort of uproar about a health topic, particularly one that affects kids. What children should eat, how much TV they should be (or NOT be) watching, the appropriate amount of sleep and how to teach them to do it, bed-sharing, behavior and everything in between. Sometimes it’s hard to […]

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Got a Picky Eater in the House?

Does your son eat only white foods? Have a daughter who treats vegetables as a villain? Are you tired of preparing healthy meals that  your kids won’t eat? Share your picky eater dilemmas with Real Simple! Elizabeth Pantley, best-selling author of The No-Cry Picky Eater Solution, will select some stories and offer her expert advice and tips on how to […]

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Get Your Kids to Open Up About Their Days

If your child is notoriously tight-lipped about his or her day (please an adjective other than “fine”), use this game to get them to share a little insight in to what they did while you were at work. Two Truths and a Lie As the parent, start out by telling your child two things that were true about your day, […]

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