Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent's Handbook
A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating
Nimali Fernando MD, MPH & Melanie Potock MA CCC-SLP
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
How to Raise a Healthy, Adventurous Eater (in a Chicken-Nugget World)
Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (aka Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on his or her food journey—for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater they explain how to expand your family’s food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with:Advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-ageReal-life stories of parents and kids they have helpedWisdom from cultures across the globe on how to feed kidsHelpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cupsAnd seven “passport stamps” for good parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful.Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your baby, toddler, or young child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!