There is a whole generation of adults that have been scarred by the Clean Plate Club. I know, as parents, it is easy to follow the example of your parents. But if your parents followed the Clean Plate rule, I would strongly advice that you break away from tradition in this case! Here are a… Continue reading Just Say “No” to the Clean Plate Club!
While I strongly desire kids to have their nutritional needs met, I am a firm believer that all foods can fit! And when it comes to raising children to have a positive relationship with food, strict food avoidance and labeling foods as “good” and “bad” can be detrimental.
I currently have two small kiddos at home (3 years old and 16 months old). Not to mention the additional 4-5 kids I have in daycare daily. So when I say ‘I understand the struggles’, believe me – I do! I can only imagine what parents go though when feeding issues aren’t corrected at a… Continue reading I Understand the Struggles!
Flourishing Friends is now offering nutrition counseling in Rochester, Minnesota, to help families flourish! Just to be clear, I am not quitting my day job. I will still be daycare mom extraordinaire! But I am going to start offering my dietitian services to parents with questions on a very part-time basis. Check out my new website! And don’t hesitate… Continue reading Nutrition Counseling in Rochester, MN!