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When my daughter complains that she has a stomachache, the first words out of my mouth are always, “are you going to vomit?!”I know no one likes dealing with a kid who is vomiting, but when I see someone else getting sick, I start gagging myself.Most of the time...read more
My kids were babies just a few years ago, but at that time parents were told to avoid offering peanuts, almonds and other tree nuts until they were toddlers and as late as 3-years-old.The food philosophy was meant to prevent babies from developing severe and...read more
When you have a child with food allergies like I do, keeping them safe during holiday parties and family get-togethers can be challenging. Between new types of foods, homemade dishes with secret ingredients and all those Christmas cookies, you’ll be laser-focused on...read more
The winter season lends itself to a wide variety of brightly colored vegetables bursting with flavor and packed with nutrition for your kids.With more time indoors, winter is also one of the best times of year to experiment with new recipes, cook with your kids and...read more
When I was a child growing up in the 80’s, many parents fed their kids frozen TV dinners, meals that came out of a box and processed foods that were fast and convenient. Today, grocery store shelves are still lined with these types of foods, but most parents know...read more
After you purchase gifts for your kids and everyone else on your list, bake all the Christmas cookies and attend the obligatory office parties and school events, there’s no doubt that holiday stress will get the best of you. This year, instead of checking off all the...read more
If you’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you might be wondering what foods you should eat, what foods you should avoid and what else you can do to have a healthy pregnancy.According to a 2014 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),...read more
Whether it’s a gift they asked for or something you knew they’d love, there’s nothing better than the joy of watching kids open their presents. Along with the toys, electronics and clothes, why not add also buy a present that will make them healthy and happy too? Here...read more
As a parent, you’re always hearing about the laundry list of ingredients and toxic chemicals you should avoid in your kid’s diet. Things like artificial food dyes, GMO’s, pesticides, antibiotics, arsenic and one of the worst offenders: high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)....read more
As moms, our lives are hectic enough but when the holidays roll around, our stress levels get ramped up even more. According to a report by the American Psychological Association (APA), 44 percent of women (versus 31 percent of men) say they have more stress during...read more
With countless opportunities to enjoy sweet, savory and decadent dishes at family gatherings, holiday parties and special events, combined with treats tempting us at virtually every store (food or otherwise), it’s no wonder most people overindulge during the holidays....read more
Having a kid who is a picky eater is one of the most frustrating parts about being a parent—right up there with potty training, sleepless nights and meltdowns. Chances are, you’re already doing your best to offer plenty of healthy foods. But try as you might, you...read more
Hi! I’m Julie Revelant. Health journalist, mom of 2, and foodie.
Through blogs and videos, I’m excited to share with you expert insight and easy, real-life strategies that I’ve used to raise kids who crave healthy foods.