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The “S” Word

Many families have discovered a secret to getting their kids to eat veggies – “sauce.”  The secret sauce can be anything – ketchup, yogurt, barbecue sauce, mustard, dressing of any sort.  Different kids gravitate toward different ones; and for other mysterious reasons, your kid may request one over another at any given dining occasion.  The fla...

“My Kid Won’t Eat That…”

Today, a friend of mine recounted an experience with one of her kids. She thinks her daughter has overheard her (mommy) saying that she (the child) is shy. Recently, she asked her daughter why she didn’t do something at school. Her daughter’s response was, “Mommy, I’m shy…” Mom immediately picked up on the fact that this is a label that might n...

The Incredible, Edible, Pea!

Greetings PeaPod and friends! We thought it would be great to start our blog with a dialogue about the amazing green pea.  “Eat your peas!” is the prototypical phrase that conjures up the vegetable experiences of many childhoods.  For us, it also brings back memories of long nights at the dinner table (at our Grandmother’s table, we couldn’t be...