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How Much Dessert Should I Let My Kid Eat?

In my last post I talked about how often you should serve dessert, and some DOs and DON’Ts when it comes to dessert with kids. Today I’m talking about how much they should have in one sitting. The recommendations may surprise you! 

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Dessert for kids | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Sweets and Treats: How to Handle Dessert with Kids

You just finished lunch and your toddler is asking for cookies. What do you do? Now it’s 4 pm, and they’re asking for cookies again. It’s dinner time, and they’re asking AGAIN! Do you give in? Kids can be very…persistent. (I kind of want to say annoying, haha!) We all

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Toddler meal ideas: cottage cheese, apple, and nuts

Clean Your Plate, or Don’t?

Not to throw my husband under the bus…but I had to get on his case about something the other day. Poor guy, he really wasn’t trying to do anything wrong. My son asked for a cookie during dinner, and Ben told him to eat what’s on his plate first. And

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Non-Food Treat Ideas for Halloween | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Healthy Halloween Treats for Trick-or-Treating

I will admit…I’m not much of a Halloween person. I don’t really like dressing up, I don’t like showering kids with sugary treats, and I’m not big on Halloween decorations, besides pumpkins. Although I do LOVE dressing up my son and wish I could do it more often. His first

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mason jar with m&ms how much dessert to let kid eat

How Much Dessert Should I Let My Kid Eat?

In my last post I talked about how often you should serve dessert, and some DOs and DON’Ts when it comes to dessert with kids. Today I’m talking about how much they should have in one sitting. The recommendations may surprise you! 

READ MORE
Dessert for kids | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Sweets and Treats: How to Handle Dessert with Kids

You just finished lunch and your toddler is asking for cookies. What do you do? Now it’s 4 pm, and they’re asking for cookies again. It’s dinner time, and they’re asking AGAIN! Do you give in? Kids can be very…persistent. (I kind of want to say annoying, haha!) We all

READ MORE
Toddler meal ideas: cottage cheese, apple, and nuts

Clean Your Plate, or Don’t?

Not to throw my husband under the bus…but I had to get on his case about something the other day. Poor guy, he really wasn’t trying to do anything wrong. My son asked for a cookie during dinner, and Ben told him to eat what’s on his plate first. And

READ MORE
Non-Food Treat Ideas for Halloween | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Healthy Halloween Treats for Trick-or-Treating

I will admit…I’m not much of a Halloween person. I don’t really like dressing up, I don’t like showering kids with sugary treats, and I’m not big on Halloween decorations, besides pumpkins. Although I do LOVE dressing up my son and wish I could do it more often. His first

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