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Not in the top five: my own favorite blog post

January 4, 2011 4 comments

FIND HERE: tips on getting kids to eat more veggies this year instead of donuts - photo by Anna Migeon

Happy New Year, as we start 2011 helping you improve your child’s diet and appetite together!  Let me know how I can help you.

The top five Sacred Appetite reader favorite blog posts this year don’t even include my personal favorite: How to Get Kids to Eat at the Table, Part III. It comes in response to a reader’s question about how to get her kids to quit dawdling at the table. I think it’s underrated. It sums up well a key idea that I’ve formulated this year: instead of ever pushing food on kids, look for ways to pull food away, restrict their access to food, and don’t put up with bad behavior. It’s a plan that improves both behavior and eating habits.

I think it’s got some pretty good advice, if I do say so myself.

The five top Sacred Appetite reader choice awards (according to number of views) of 2010 were given to:

1.  Five DOs and DON’Ts of Dealing with Dessert for Kids, from August 2010

2. Ratatouille: Everybody can cook, from January 2010

3. How to get fat eating vegetables? from June 2009

4. How we cured our son’s ADHD, from January 2010

5.  Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Need Braces, from clear back in June 2009.

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