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Doctors Lean Toward Introducing Allergenic Foods To Kids Early

Doctors Lean Toward Introducing Allergenic Foods To Kids Early

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food allergy experts now recommend that some parents introduce toddlers and babies to the foods beginning at around 4 to 6 months of age. It’s a shift away from earlier advice to delay the introduction of the foods to help prevent allergies.

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Baby & Toddler On The Go: fresh, homemade foods for a busy life (VIDEO)

Baby & Toddler On The Go: fresh, homemade foods for a busy life (VIDEO)

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

A precociously independent toddler packs a healthy homemade lunch and heads off to snack in Bernal Height’s Holly Park in San Francisco. This video is a promo for Kim Laidlaw’s new book: Baby & Toddler On The Go: fresh, homemade foods for a busy life.

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KQED’s Forum: Kids and Food Allergies

KQED’s Forum: Kids and Food Allergies

| March 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

If it seems like childhood food allergies are more common than they used to be, it is because they are: nearly one in 10 preschoolers have allergies to food, and the rate of such allergies has more than doubled in the past decade.

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Catherine McCord Dishes on Cooking with Kids

Catherine McCord Dishes on Cooking with Kids

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The blogger behind the popular family-friendly site weelicious, Catherine McCord, shares advice from her new book on cooking for — and with — children in a chat with Sarah Henry.

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Let’s Make a Deal… Eat Your Vegetables

Let’s Make a Deal… Eat Your Vegetables

| November 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

I know plenty of parents who simply don’t serve the vegetables their kids dislike, while others hide the vegetables in the food. I have to say that I think these ideas are a mistake.

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Sunny with a Shower of Shitakes:  Preschoolers at the Ferry Building

Sunny with a Shower of Shitakes: Preschoolers at the Ferry Building

| September 26, 2009 | 1 Comment

Every Tuesday morning, the class visits the SF Ferry Building. We teachers gently prod our shifty little charges into the loose winding semblance of a line and lead them, meandering along the sidewalks, dashing through crosswalks.

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Foodie Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Foodie Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

| August 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs — a movie based on the children’s book of the same name by Judi and Ron Barrett — might very well be the next Ratatouille for mini foodies and their parents.

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Family Meals

Family Meals

Family Meals: Creating Traditions in the Kitchen author and chef Maria Helm Sinskey, her husband (acclaimed organic winemakerRobert Sinskey) and their two girls are adorable, the styling is charming, the recipes look both tasty and accessible, and alright, I’ll admit it: by page 50, I was envious (those chickens! that lavender! those sweet dirty carrots!), and by page 260, I was downright suspicious.

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Wine Tasting with Kids

Wine Tasting with Kids

After stumbling upon a few wineries while on family vacations, I have found that, in some places, wine tasting with kids in tow can actually be fun for everyone. It has been my experience that vineyards in out-of-the way places are pretty accepting of kids being part of the experience, and, in some cases, quite welcoming.

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Tips for Getting Your Kids to Love Vegetables

Tips for Getting Your Kids to Love Vegetables

| February 28, 2008 | 9 Comments

Ever since Jessica Seinfeld’s book “Deceptively Delicious” was a hit last year, I’ve been contemplating why people feel the need to hide vegetables in their children’s meals. I need to say up front that the idea of hiding vegetables in food has always made me cringe. Although I would like to think my dislike for […]

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