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The 15 minute rule: One rule your family will love following

Spending time with our kids is a big priority for the KABRITA team, but as busy parents, we know it can be tough to carve out great swathes of dedicated kid-time. The good news is, we know from experience you don’t need a huge block of time to make a big difference to your little one’s happiness (and to yours!).

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Slow down for summer

We all know life with young children is busy, and it can be easy to fall into a routine of rushing through the day, only to wake up and do it all over again. In the name of fitting it all in, quality time with our little ones is also often scheduled with structured activities like playgroups and classes. Why not unplug with a good old-fashioned family picnic?

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Toddler Nutrition 101: Why toddlers naturally reject vegetables (and how we can help them love ’em again!)

Several times a week in my pediatric naturopathic practice, I see the same old struggle between parents and their toddlers with regards to eating vegetables. Parents will say, “My child used to eat everything I gave her as a baby. She loved vegetables, and now all she wants are carbs and sugary foods!” I’ve seen them try every possible trick in the book to incorporate more vegetables into their child’s diet – from hiding minute traces of them in pasta sauce, to pureeing them into a fruit smoothie, even the reward approach (“I’ll give you a cookie for dessert if you eat your Brussels sprouts”) and yet the toddler still rejects veggies. So what gives?

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Stress Less: 5 new ways to look at “picky eating”

If you have a toddler in the house, chances are, you have first-hand experience with picky eating. A quick Google search turns up nearly two million hits on combating the “problem”. But what if instead of seeing it as a problem, we took a step back, accepted it for the normal stage it is, and went from there.

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