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How do we introduce a family supper time with a two-year-old who has significant allergies but wants to eat our food?
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One thing that has worked well for me with my middle child who has many food allergies is serving something that is a little bit 'everyone makes their own' like a salad bar or taco bar. So while ...

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How do you encourage your primary-school-aged child to eat new foods?
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My father-in-law used to offer that if they tried the new food and the child didn't like it, they could spit it out in his hand. I'm told he rarely had to make good on this offer. But the concept of ...

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How to get children to participate in housework without using reward/punishment
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A blog I read suggested giving a task that must be done to the youngest child capable. This is because than the child gets a "big person" job, and not the same childish job they have been doing for a ...

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How do I clean up after feeding a toddler food that my spouse is allergic to?
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It is an ongoing struggle to get my 6 yo to wash up after eating things my 4 yo is allergic to. Be vigilant and help with washing hands and face after eating. You mention that you have kissed your ...

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First solids and food allergies
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(Granted this question is 6 years old and so the kid has grown a lot since then, but for others): I would consult your pediatrician and/or an allergist. My baby had his first allergy reaction at ...

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Why does my infant occasionally regurgitate breast milk?
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A book I read (perhaps one of the What to Expect series) noted that a little bit of spit-up forms a puddle that looks like a lot. To demonstrate this to yourself, take a tablespoon (~15 ml) of milk (...

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Kids and Cell Phones? What limits should be set along with giving the first phone?
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Rules I would set with giving my child a phone: (I drew inspiration from a news story) Don't text and drive. If I call you and you don't call back, I will worry, so you need to return my phone ...

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Are egg yolks safe for pregnant women?
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Runny egg yolks are among the things my wife the physician avoids while pregnant. There is a risk of samonella if the yolk is undercooked or if the egg is consumed raw (as in salad dressing, cookie ...

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Is feeding the right time to talk and read to a kid?
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I would say no, at least initially. The child is learning how to eat, and reading a story can be distracting to that (plus, it is hard to hold a book and an eating baby simultaneously). When to ...

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