How to Get Kids to Eat a Rainbow
Over the past two and a half years of blogging, I’ve written several times about children’s nutrition. The sad fact is, however, that I am much better at keeping my kids from eating what they should not eat than I am at encouraging them to eat enough of what they should eat. For all the times that I smile at the dentist and say proudly, “My kids don’t eat candy,” I just as often turn to friends and say, “My son just refuses to eat anything green.”
After my most recent nutrition post, a friend on Twitter reached out about her program, “Today I Ate a Rainbow.” When she offered to send me the kit, no strings attached, I jumped at the chance. Honestly, I can use all the help I can get when it comes to my four year old in particular, and there is nothing quite like finding a great new resource. Created by Kia Robertson and her husband Jamie, Today I Ate a Rainbow!™ is a chart used to track the fruits and veggies your child eats throughout the day. Not only is it a great way for parents to monitor their child’s nutrition, but it is also a fun way to put the ability to make healthier choices in the hands of the kids themselves...
Read a Rainbow at: http://resourcefulmommy.com/5105/eating-rainbow/