Author(s): Ann Douglas
Finally, here is a no-worry, no-guilt guide to feeding your baby, toddler and preschooler. Featuring real world solutions, this reassuring and wisdom-packed guide gives you the lowdown on: getting your child off to a healthy start nutrition-wise; introducing first foods the step-by-step, no-worry way; making nutritious, great tasting baby food; serving up toddler- and preschooler-friendly meals and snacks; feeding vegetarian kids; dining in and dining out - mom-proven mealtime strategies geared to each age and stage; coping with picky eaters and nourishing sick kids; nutrition tips, allergy alerts and other essential health and safety information; setting the stage for happy mealtimes and how you can help your child to develop a healthy relationship with food. It includes: timesaving cooking tips and recipes from kitchen-savvy moms; nutrition charts to ensure you've got your baby's nutritional bases covered; meal planners and shopping lists even a convenient food label decoder; and, organizations, websites and books every parent should know about.
Ann Douglas is an award-winning pregnancy and parenting author. She is the author of The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, The Mother of All Baby Books, The Mother of All Toddler Books, The Mother of All Parenting Books, and The Mother of All Pregnancy Organizers (all part of the award-winning The Mother of All(r) Books Series) as well as the two debut titles in the newly launched The Mother of AllTM Solutions series: Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler: The Ultimate No-Worry Approach for Each Age and Stage and Mealtime Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler: The Ultimate No-Worry Approach for Each Age and Stage. She is also the co-author of other highly popular titles in the pregnancy and parenting category, including The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby and Trying Again: A Guide to Pregnancy After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Loss (both co-authored with John R. Sussman, MD) and Choosing Childcare for Dummies(r). Ann delivers keynote addresses at parenting and health conferences across North America; teaches online pregnancy courses through WebMD.com, is an Expert Mom with ClubMom.com, delivers parenting workshops through the Ella Centre for Pregnancy and Parenting and workplace-based parenting training through Lifespeak Inc; serves as a member of the National Advisory Board for invest in Kids; and is the president of Page One Productions Inc., an award-winning marketing and communications firm that specializes in mom-to-mom communications. Ann writes columns for Conceive Magazine, Glow, and CanadianLiving.com and is a regular contributor to numerous other pregnancy and parenting publications. She is frequently quoted in such publications as Parenting, Parents, Fit Pregnancy, American Baby, Working Mother, and Canadian Living and is a popular radio, TV, and online chat guest. Ann and her husband Neil have four children, ages 8 through 18. All four of her children were breastfed, but that's about the only thing they've ever had in common on the food front-something that's given Ann plenty of opportunity (and incentive) to study eating habits and mealtime behavior in her own family food "laboratory."
Introduction.Chapter 1. What's on Tap? In Praise of the Liquid Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.Chapter 2. That Lovin' Spoonful: Introducing Solids.Chapter 3. Mr. Spaghetti Head: Added Tastes and Textures for Baby.Chapter 4. Your top Toddler Mealtime Mysteries Solved.Chapter 5. The Discriminating Diner: Feeding Your Preschooler.Chapter 6. Dining in and Dining Out.Chapter 7. No More Food Fights.Chapter 8. When Your Child Is Sick.Food Tools.Appendix A: Directory of Organizations.Appendix B: Directory of On-line Resources.Appendix C: Further Reading.Index.