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The Cereal-Aisle Showdown

I’ve seen it plenty of times—and it’s never pretty. I’m talking about the all-too-common supermarket showdown that pits child against parent. I’ve watched as humbled parents throw up their hands in defeat, tossing their last-choice snack into the cart to quiet a...

My Biggest Halloween Fear

The Sugar Monsters (otherwise known as my kids overloaded on the sweet stuff)—that’s what I’m afraid of on Halloween. They get moody, act crazier than normal and then crash…hard. It’s as if they are addicts—seriously. So, what’s a parent to do? Cut...

Using TV to Help Your Kids Get Food Smart

In a previous blog, I’ve talked about the influence TV has over how and what children eat. Research shows that not only are kids susceptible to food advertising, but they also try to model what they see on their favorite shows. This is especially true if they really...

The Danger of “Just 3 More Bites”

Growing up Italian, I quickly learned that family dinners were very important-it didn’t matter where I was or what I was doing. If I called home to hint at eating at a friend’s house on a Sunday, it’d be met with ”That’s nice, but rush on home now for some...

Tube Time is NOT Snack Time

Many people think that watching television is a bad habit—just think of some of the names people have given the TV over the years: idiot box, boob tube, etc. However, as a creator of educational television shows for kids, I know that television is a powerful teaching...