Last week I shared with you my top 20 fruits and vegetables that have high amounts of water and help our children poop. This week I thought about sharing my top 15 foods rich in fiber and that fulfill the same goal: help our children get to number 2. Top 15 foods rich in fiber 1. Navy beans 2. Raspberries [...]
Constipation is a terrible problem that many children have. I used to be one of these children and I hated each time I did not have regular bowel movements. When we are little, it is up to our parents to help us go to the bathroom regularly. As we grow up and into adulthood, it becomes our responsibility. We are [...]
Does your child drink water? Does your child drink enough water? After I wrote this post last week, many of you emailed me to ask me what you can do to help your child drink more water. It seems that this is one of the problems that parents struggle with the most when it comes to helping a child achieve regular bowel [...]
I was talking the other day to a friend of mine whose child suffers from constipation. A few days later, another mom approached me about the same subject. Occasional constipation is very common in children, so I thought that a post about it would be useful to some of you as you might find some ideas that you could apply [...]
Tasty Tuesday: Wondering about iron? Look no further! Make this delicious Lentils Beans and Spinach Stew!
A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend of mine who was wondering if her daughter is getting enough iron from food sources. Her question is a legitimate one, as children are growing and their bodies need more and more iron as years pass in order to function optimally (especially girls during puberty). Studies show that almost 15% [...]
Children need to drink more water. There is no question about that. It is very rare that a child drinks enough water. There aren't many adults who drink enough water either :cry: . You may find it funny that we talk about pee today. I know my son would find it hilarious. Kids his age (4 ½) find any mention [...]