Who Is The Program For?
The Feeding Your Kids program is for everyone who wants to feed children healthier. It is the only program of this kind written from a parent's perspective, addressing the real life complications that make parents struggle with feeding. If you want to change anything about how you feed your child, take this program!
- What your children will actually eat is the result of a great deal of action and circumstance combined: how you planned, what you bought, how you prepared it, how you serve it, how you model the eating, what your child ate and drunk earlier, what your child likes, how your child can negotiate with you, how your child feels at the moment, was your child involved in the selection and preparation, what kind of eating personality they have and some genetic determination, just to name a few. To top it off you have to keep up with the changing needs of your growing child and every child you have has a different eating profile.
- If feeding your children was not difficult already, it became an even more complicated business nowadays. You feel handicapped by a hectic schedule, limited available time, dwindling resources and barely there cooking skills. The food environment you are surrounded with does not help you to feed your children healthier either. Take out and fast food is unhealthy, processed food is unhealthy, advertising is misleading, health claims on food boxes are misleading, food science is hard to keep up with, labels are complicated and hard to read, even school lunch disappoints. How are you going to find healthy food, age appropriate for your child, at an affordable price? The Feeding Your Kids program will support you in making manageable changes, one at a time, so it doesn't feel overwhelming. The program will show you where to start, and prompt you to make small adjustments to overcome your specific difficulties. Once you try to make a change, the program will prompt you to apply your new skill at a higher level, to another food, another meal preparation, or another child. (Never stops to amaze me how siblings can be so completely different eaters) Wherever you are in this never ending upgrading process, this program is ready to help you.
- You don't just want to feed your child healthy food while you are in control of their choices, you want to raise a child with a healthy attitude towards food and eating, who can make good choices on their own. The first time you see your child make a wise choice on their own (as when my son turned down a cupcake after one bite because he found it too sweet for his taste - true story!), not only willing but happily serve themselves vegetables at dinner, participate in shopping or preparation, or simply remark that they feel better and have more energy, you will be delighted that you made the effort.
- Feeding Your Kids will help you find inspiration and keep the enjoyment in meals. For about 80% of the time you need to be able to produce a routine meal, and 10 % of the time it is emergency. So how are you going to introduce a new vegetable let alone have family meals childhood memories are made of? This program will help to develop healthier routines for your busy days, which need to cover no more than ten basic type of meals you can serve most of the time and will foster exploration and food adventure on the rare days when you have the opportunity. And if you fail once, hey, you still have at least 4 more occasions today to feed your child and get it right!