When a child begins to read, you can almost see the little light that switches to “on” and feel the relief and excitement that he finally gets it! The same is true for that moment when the picky eater lets her guard down and gives in to trying something that is just too inviting to […]
Our kids today are growing-up in the Supersized culture, where more is better and quantity wins over quality. Many of us have lost perspective of how much food is sufficient. Yet proper portion sizes are one of the pillars of good eating habits. Unfortunately, portions are also one of the hardest things for us to […]
There’s not much to dislike about the French school lunches. In fact, the French canteen system was one of the key inspirations behind the Yumbox design. Karen Le Billon, the author of French Kids Eat Everything explores the topic and shows us what we can learn from the French.
Your child is starting daycare and you have to start packing their lunch. You want your child to be healthy and have a good mid-day meal. It all sounds so daunting, especially since it’s a daily task. However, with the right approach you can simplify this task and ensure that your child is getting the […]
June is a magical month. It seems like everything is blooming, fragrant and fresh. The first hints of the summer produce start to arrive at the market in all their glory. This is the month to enjoy the delicate wonders of apricots and garden peas, especially when eating outdoors. Early food introductions of ripe peaches […]