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Are you ready?

Do you know you want your kids eating healthier?

 

Maybe you want to break up with bite counting.

 

Perhaps you have Pinterest boards housing all kinds of healthy recipes, pinned with the best intentions of trying with your family- but haven’t made any… or have tried some, only to have them snubbed at the table.

 

And quite possibly, like so many tiny tummy tales readers,  you wonder way too often why everyone in the family can’t just eat one. meal. #withoutafuss

 

If this is you- welcome! You are in good company.

Hi mom friend!

You’re undoubtedly doing an awesome job raising your little cherubs, & knowing how important it is for them to munch down something nutritious at mealtime makes for a stressful table when they seem determined not to care.

I’m here to tell you that it’s possible to ditch some mealtime drama, to get some veggies into your child’s stomach without bringing on World War Three, and to be DONE with stressing over what your 3 year old will and will not approve of on his plate. 

When you join the tiny tummy tales community, you’ll find support in ditching the fuss and in making mealtimes enjoyable for the whole family. 

Feedback from community moms:

"This is totally hitting home with me! ...Tomorrow I’m off to the grocery to pick up more fruits and veggies for poor kiddos! My one “small change” will be to try to incorporate your ideas of letting the kids in on the prep and stop counting bites (we totally do that here!)."
Jacque
Mom of 3
"Wow, talk about a well-written storyline that flows beautifully. My oldest loved the mystery of discovering how Flint will fly. And he especially loved that at the end Kendra shares how to make dragon rocket fuel!"
Tara
(about Flint the Dragon book)

My Tale

Was it really such a lofty goal? As a young mom, it seemed like getting my kids to eat healthy food should be simple! The hardest part would be finding my way through the mind numbing jungle of advice out there on the ‘best ways to feed your family’… right? The rest would fall into place, happily eating ever after!

Enter the cherubs.

As it turns out, not even all my research, pinning, and recipe attempts would translate into food from plate into stomach. Imagine! …So what’s a mom to do? The one bite rule? No dessert? Preach about the health benefits? Hide the veggies?

Though I’ve certainly used all of those tactics (See me raising my hand here!), what I’ve had the most success with is something totally different.

I set out to make healthy eating normal. 

Awesome, even. I’ve grabbed onto it and welcomed it into our home every day, so that our kids can get to know #healthyeating as they grow up without it being stressful, boring, yucky, restrictive, or anything other than completely normal. 

  • I started getting them involved
  • I offered choices- turns out it’s pretty effective!
  • I looked for ways to make healthy eating fun in quick ways that an already busy mom could handle
  • I welcomed them into the kitchen (while staying relatively sane… stick around to learn how!) 😛 
  • And I told stories. Stories to teach them the ‘why’. To get them on board & to offer them ownership of their own healthy eating choices. 

And lo and behold, it has worked! It’s absolutely still a work in progress, and likely will never be ‘done’. But rather than dreading mealtime drama, we make food together and enjoy even veggie-filled meals of all kinds without a fuss… and you can too!

Every child can learn to enjoy healthy foods. Even yours 🙂

Join the community!

Join the growing community of moms here at tiny tummy tales to get started bringing smiles and ‘more please’ to your table 🙂 

Let’s make healthier eating with less fuss happen, together!

 

P.s. I would love to hear from you!

Leave me a message here and I will write back:)

Thank you for stopping by!

-Kendra