What is Palate Priming?

What is Palate Priming?

Hi all! If you’ve ever met one of us Peas at the farmer’s market, grocery store, a school, a health fair, or other community event, you’ve likely heard us wax poetic about vegetable palate priming.  And if we haven’t yet had the chance to meet...
Rear-Facing as Long as Possible!

Rear-Facing as Long as Possible!

So let’s start with the rear-facing car seat.  This seat makes a lot of sense to families because anyone who has held a newborn or infant knows that their heads make up a large part of their weight, and their necks are relatively weak.  It’s easy to imagine what would...
Car Safety Week!

Car Safety Week!

Alrighty families! We’re using our RED YELLOW GREEN value pack SALE to highlight traffic and car safety this week. Injury prevention is one of the most important topics that we, as pediatricians, discuss with families.  Here in the United States, unintentional...
Picky Eaters, The Finale!

Picky Eaters, The Finale!

We’re at the final of our Ten Tips for Getting Kids to Eat More Veggies. The final “E” in our mnemonic is for “EasyPeasie,” and gives us a chance to re-tell you the story of how we started all this dried veggie funny business in the first place! When my sister had to...
Picky Eaters, Part 9!

Picky Eaters, Part 9!

Veggies in the Moment! Well, friends, we’ve reached the 9 th tip for getting our kids eating more veggies. The “I” in our acronym stands for “In the Moment.” You may remember us discussing this in a blog post during our original website launch a couple of years ago....
Picky Eaters, Parts 7/8 – Alter texture!

Picky Eaters, Parts 7/8 – Alter texture!

Well families, we’ve reached the 7th and 8th tips for getting our kids eating more veggies!  Altering the texture of veggies can be a help to many little ones.  Options are always great to have, and when it comes to the intersection of kids and veggies, this is no...
Picky Eaters, Part 6 – Engage Them!

Picky Eaters, Part 6 – Engage Them!

Photo credit Stephanie @stephaniesfamilykitchen We’ve made it to the next tip for getting our picky eaters (and all kids) eating more veggies. “Engage them” is another tip that may not require explanation but may require encouragement. We’re here for ya!  There are...