Thursday, September 29, 2016

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.MomDishesItOut.com   Just like the series of books by Laura Numeroff , if you give a kid a cupcake, there’s more meaning in that one cupcake than just the fact of being a cupcake! In our “Something More Than Fish” blog post, we discussed a similar concept. Today, however, we’re using […]

Eating Un-favorite Foods

Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.MomDishesItOut.com So the fish sticks are still a “stinking” issue at our house! As I have shared in previous blog posts—especially “Something More than Fish” and “If You Give a Cat a Cupcake”—on many days, food is something more than just food. And just like I tell my clients, particularly those […]

Children’s Books

Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.AllisonJupiter.com Since I have become a mother, I have had the opportunity to re-read many children’s books.  During this process, it has made me realize how the lessons of these books can be applied to many of the issues my patients face.  Here are two of my favorite children’s books that are good […]

Something More Than Fish

Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.MomDishesItOut.com As you know, I’m not perfect. Rather, I’m the real deal! I am the dietitian with the picky kids. My children definitely give me much practice about what I preach. And then, thank goodness, there are other times. I continue on this long journey of exposing my children to foods […]

The Imperfect Food Mom

Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.MomDishesItOut.com The imperfect mom…well, that’s me! But I’m not suffering from low self-esteem; rather, I acknowledge that despite being an expert in food and nutrition, I make some less than perfect decisions when it comes to feeding my boys. While I honestly think I do a great job the majority of […]

Is Your Tween Hiding Her Lunch? by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD

REAL GRANDMOM ASKS: My 11 year old granddaughter is hiding her sandwiches and lunchables that are packed for her lunch in her room; sometimes before she even leaves for school. She takes a bite out of the sandwich or lunchable and puts in back in the container and seals it up, then hides it in her […]

Vote While Parenting a Child With an Eating Disorder?

Are you wondering how you can have time to vote while parenting a child with an eating disorder? How to deal with the stress of a loved one’s eating disorder? How to manage all there is to do while being a caregiver? Anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one knows the surreal […]

Parenting a Child With an Eating Disorder

October 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Eating Disorders, Featured, Self-Care

What does LONELINESS have to do with being the parent of a child with an eating disorder? Parents of a child with an eating disorder, have you found sufficient help, hope and healing? Parenting a child with an eating disorder can be isolating since most people around us don’t understand these complex, deadly brain illnesses. […]

Dads and Daughters: In Preparation for Father’s Day

I was on the phone with a friend last week and we were talking about my blog.  She asked if I was going to write a blog post for Fat Her’s Day.  I had no idea what she was talking about.  She said, “Oh you know Deah, how you play with words all the time?  […]

10 Phrases That Every Child Needs to Hear

This guest post graciously submitted by Laura Dessauer, Creativity Queen What would happen if…your child embodied these 10 phrases? Imagine the difference it would make in your child’s life. I call these the 10 commitments, the words your child needs to hear from you: You are lovable: No matter what, you are lovable. You do […]

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