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It is truly a God-given desire to feed your child healthy food. Unfortunately this good desire can easily go awry when your child turns up his nose at what you consider to be essential nutrition. A child’s rejection of certain foods is often rooted in …
It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but the Christmas aisles have been stocked for weeks already. Commercials for Black Friday “doorbusters” are rampant, and there is even controversy about some stores beginning their sales on Thanksgiving Day this year. The holiday materialism debate is not new: …
As we prepare for the upcoming day of “giving thanks”, take a moment to reflect on these three dimensions of thankfulness. First Dimension: Thankfulness for Blessings Big and Small When we think of thankfulness, we often give thanks for things — turkey, pumpkin pie, or …
After our two part series on meals, quite a few parents asked for more help with creating a calm, connective atmosphere at the table. Because Lynne is extensively trained*, and has worked successfully with hundreds of families regarding this issue, we decided to share her …
How can you pass the values and faith while you pass the veggies and fruit? These are important questions. Ask your kids questions about their thoughts and ideas!
“Research shows that the most important thing a child can do to assure long-term well being is eat meals with his or her family. The more meals together, the better!” Over a shared dinner table, kids enjoy the time together and are embracing their parents’ values. So make a commitment. Share more meals!