1. This morning my 5 year old daughter asked for bacon and eggs for breakfast. I literally dropped what I was doing to make sure I started getting them ready before she decided it would be so much easier to eat some cereal. She said, “Eggs and bacon are good protein right?” I said, “Yes. Good protein and fat.” Then she went on to tell me ‘that her older sister didn’t like to eat fat.’ This made me feel exasperated. I… Read More
  2. “Mommy, I’m hungry!” and this is where it starts. My five year old seems to be endlessly hungry, but as soon as she has had three bites, “Mommy, I’m full. My tummy hurts.”   She is my stomach kid. There are days of inexplicable tummy pain. Endless weeks of checking whether she is pooping properly and a reality game show of trying to figure out which foods, times of day, or school events are setting off this seemingly endless range… Read More