As parents, it is our job to ground our children in a strong counter narrative: gaining weight is a normal part of growing up and being a human; kids’ bodies and adults’ bodies come in all different shapes and sizes, none inherently more valuable than the other; and our value as people does not depend on beauty, size, or health.
This muffin recipe is a go-to for a healthy treat to add to lunch boxes or snacks. It’s naturally gluten free, uses only one bowl (the blender!), chock full of protein and nutrients, and best of all, delicious!
It’s commonly known that exercise is good for us. It’s not so commonly talked about that exercise can be a source of shame and guilt for our bodies, especially for women.
It is more important than ever to create systems, tools, habits, and behaviors that will help nourish the body and brain.
A feeding structure that drowns out the “shoulds,” numbers, and external rules and allows you to listen to your internal messages and help shape your days this summer.
It’s important to understand that picky eating is normal for young children. A child may eat a whole lot of one food one day, and the next day they are all about another food. Children use intuition to pick the foods that they are going to eat. Maggie explains this using research and how to minimize the eating struggles.
Through her work as a Dietician, Anna Lutz was introduced to the concept of Intuitive Eating. This approach has gained traction over the past couple of years. Anna provides an introduction to the principles of Intuitive Eating and the need to change our culture around how we eat.
Though it is assumed by most that checking the number on the scale is necessary for our medical care, it’s time to question this assumption. Dr. Metz shares research based information supporting skipping the scale.