The Healthy Living Coach for Kids

Providing parents with helpful tips and tools to support healthy eating/healthy living goals for children

Refreshing, Summertime Watermelon Pizza

This is such a fun and easy snack to make with the kids! Best of all, it's yummy and healthy, too! You can use any fruits for the toppings, even what you have on hand will do. For your skeptical kiddos (AKA picky eaters), a variety of fruit toppings allows them to make bright and colorful...

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Why Is My Child a Picky Eater?

One of the questions that my clients frequently ask is “WHY is my child so picky?” Believe it or not, the response to this question can sometimes seem a bit complicated. But, to put it simply, there is a common set of behaviors when it comes to picky eaters, and another set of common reasons...

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Summer Popsicles Even Your Picky Eater Will Love

Summer is officially here! What better way to kick off the season than with some homemade popsicles? Making popsicles at home means you get to control the ingredients, steering clear of artificial colors and flavors and other unnecessary additives to enjoy yummy, healthy frozen...

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Food Art FUN

Gather your kids in the kitchen for a little food art FUN! Use your creativity and spark theirs while simply making this activity about having fun with food. You don't have to have a lot of ingredients...just use your imagination. Our cute little turtle here is made with only 2...

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Healthy & Simple Summer Recipes

Liven up your next barbeque with one of these yummy recipes! Both are easy to make, healthy, and wonderfully delicious! Enlist the help of your adventurous or picky eater to chop up the ingredients with a kid-friendly knife and supervision. :) Tropical Fruit Salsa Give an all-time favorite...

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Important 'Thinker Helpers' for Your Child with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is being diagnosed in children at epidemic levels. There are some proven strategies, or ‘thinker helpers’ that support healthy learning and behavior for children with ADHD. Here are some key lifestyle habits that can be an important part of an...

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Pill Swallowing Sessions for Children

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Kids and Allergies – Natural Relief

Spring is a beautiful season, but it can be an especially challenging time of year for families with allergy sufferers! When it comes to our kids, it’s good to know there are natural alternatives to boost the immune system and help manage allergy symptoms, while avoiding unnecessary...

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Kids and Constipation – 4 Common Contributors (Including Picky Eating) and What to Do About It

Talk to other parents and you will find that having kids who are constipated is a common thread. Children who are constipated may skip having a bowel movement for a few days or so. Bowel movements are typically hard with constipation, but they can also be loose, as the loose stool leaks out...

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Easy Maple, Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Here's a quick, healthy recipe to whip up with the kids! Overnight oats are fun and easy to make, not to mention packed with nutrition. Let the kids get creative and add their favorite toppings! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups any milk 3...

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