Let's build an awesome foundation for feeding!
Have You Ever Had These Thoughts or Questions?
I'm tired of making separate meals for my children just to get them to eat.
My child seems obsessed with sweets and I don't know how to handle it.
I wish my preschooler would eat a better variety of food!
I want to get back to enjoying meal time, I feel like a nag the whole time, but if I don't they won't eat.
I have no idea what a balanced meal or snack is for my preschooler? I wish I had someone to tell me.
I'm a terrible eater and I want to raise my children so they don't have the issues I have.
Why on earth does my child eat something one day and not the next?
Sometimes, it seems like my preschooler is surviving on air and, other times, they eat everything in sight.
No matter what questions you have - the videos, printable guides and support group will help you feel less stress and more confident feeding your children! The best part? You'll raise a child who does a good job eating and has lifelong eating habits you can be proud of!
What You'll Learn:
HOW and WHAT TO FEED YOUR PRESCHOOLER
You'll know exactly how to foster a healthy foundation for eating and feeding.
You'll understand how to feed your preschooler to avoid food battles and allow you to relax and enjoy meals times. These tips will allow your child to have life long good eating habits.
You'll get information on how you can improve the experience of feeding on the whole - for both of you.
How You'll Learn:
I get it - you're too tired to read a book about feeding your child. That's why I made quick videos that will tell you exactly what you need to know. No more, no less.
Aside from the videos, I also provide supplementary guide to show you examples of WHAT to feed your preschooler.
After enrollment, course content is released to you immediately so you can watch them all super quickly, or (what I'd recommend) take your time perusing each video in order as that will give you the best experience.
The 7 minute training video will include:
Learn What, When and Where to Feed Your Preschooler
As the parent, you have a job feeding your child and your child has theirs. When you try to cross over and do their job with regard to meals, eating becomes stressful and battles around feeding will happen! If dinnertime is already stressful, this video will walk you through how to to "follow your job" and allow them do theirs. This balance leads to a long-lasting, positive relationship with food.
Understand How Their Developmental Stage Effects Their Eating
This is the age your child should work towards doing a better job with eating. If feeding your preschooler does not feel less stressful, it might be helpful to understand why. This video will walk you through how to make mealtime much easier.
Preparing Balanced Meals
What's for dinner tonight? Every parent gets asked this question so I make sure to give you practical advice regarding what to serve for meals. You'll learn exactly what types of foods to make so your preschooler can do their best job with eating.
How to Allow Your Preschooler to "Do Their Job" with Eating
Just like you have a job with feeding your child - they have a job too with eating! When you can learn what their job is. you can allow them to do it - making way for a smoother, more enjoyable mealtime.
In addition, you will receive 6 downloadable handouts to supplement your videos!
Meal Schedule for the Family
Example of Meal Schedule to Get You Started
Foods to Serve at Meals Times
Weekly Meal PlannerGrocery Store Planner
Daily Food Planer
This 10 minute training video will include:
Importance of Family Meals and How to Do it
Did you know that children who eat family meals with their parents are less likely to get involved in drugs, alcohol, and early sexual behavior. However, family meals need to be enjoyable for everyone that is at the table. This includes you and your child. Allow me to help you establish these good routines.
How Much Does Your Preschooler Need to Eat?
Most of the pressure to feed your child comes from the concern with him or her not getting *enough* to eat or not getting enough of certain foods. Also, you might worry your child is getting *too much* of a certain food. I'll walk you through how to know how much your preschooler actually needs.
How Often Should I Serve a Meal or Snack?
Believe it or not, children need and want structure around meals and snacks! It's really about finding the balance of how often and when you serve food. You'll learn exactly how often to serve the meals and snacks and, as a bonus, in the downloadable handouts you will be able to print out and create your own schedule.
What To Serve For Snack
Snack times for preschoolers are so important because of their little bellies and small appetites. Serving balanced snacks will help you preschooler do best at snack time. You'll find what and how to serve snacks.
In addition, you will receive these downloadable handouts to supplement your videos!
Snack Time Examples
7 days Worth of Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Ideas
The 8 minute training video will include:
How Do You Handle Desserts and Snacks?
Desserts and Snacks can be tricky business to handle! You might worry that if you start serving them, then your child will always only want to eat desserts and snacks and nothing else. No parent wants their child to grow up and be preoccupied with eating desserts or only want to eat snack time foods. However, part of raising your children with a good relationship to food requires helping them learn how to make decisions for themselves.
What Happens When My Child Says They Don't Like a Food?
Children don't always want to try new foods. Sometimes, it depends on the day or even your child's temperament. If you want to make sure the selective eating doesn't get worse, you'll want to follow these tips.
Mealtime Etiquette / How To Handle Behaviors at the Table
Preschoolers may have a hard time sitting at the table. They still like to use their fingers rather than a fork. Your preschooler says "yuck" or "gross" when you serve food. I'll help you to learn how to handle these situations or let them go.
How to Handle When Your Preschooler Refuses a Food They Usually Eat
I know it's every parents story, one day your preschooler likes a food and the next day they do not. Understanding what you preschooler is actually trying to tell you will allow you to relax around these behaviors.
Dana is a Registered Dietitian and Feeding Specialist who helps parents to raise children with a good relationship with food.