I am trying to find a fish oil supplement for my 6 year old. We try to eat oily fish as much as possible and I have been trying to get better sources for our meat to increase his omega 3 intake. However, I would like to have a good quality... (more)
We're planning a birthday party for one of our kids. Do you have any easy-to-prep ideas for a lunch we'll be serving at a park to 30ish kids and adults. Since we'll be at the park and I don't want to mess with a grill I'd rather only serve things... (more)
I would like to start transitioning my 8 month old to a paleo diet. Unfortunately, I stopped breastfeeding at 4 months so she is on formula, which I will probably continue until she is 10/11 months. Does anyone have experience with giving babies... (more)
Hi there. I have 4 kiddos, (3, 6, 9, and 11).. Does anyone have any advice for how to ease them into a paleo lifestyle without giving them "carb-flu" symptoms? The 9 year old is an athlete who works out 14 hours/week. ( Gymnast). I don't want to... (more)
I'm feeling a bit uninspired for Easter meals this year. What are you having? I'd love to hear some main dishes as well as some desserts if you're willing to share....any other ideas are great too. Post recipes if you have them! Thanks!... (more)
My almost 5 year old is very, very skinny. Last I checked she was only 32lbs. She was in the 50th percentile until about 6 months old, then continued to drop. At one point the ped suggested supplementing with formula, adding lots of fattening... (more)
The kids I nanny love dairy like cheese and yogurt. High calorie fruits like pineapple and bananas are also great. Kids also tend to like peanut butter a lot (not the healthiest food ever, but not horrible).
I am a nanny to an 11-year old girl on the autism spectrum. In the past couple years, her weight has gotten out of control. She is about 4'6" and 110 lbs. Her parents are also very overweight and her dad is a very opinionated and fat-phobic... (more)
Photos of my 4-year-old son here. My aunt is diagnosed with Celiac, I am unofficially self-diagnosed with Celiac (after a year of eating self-experimentation with Paleo eating), and the pictures are of my son who is about to go in for his 4-year... (more)
So my kids aren't 100% Paleo all the time, but they're pretty close. I pack lunches for my first grade son on a daily basis and usually pack him things like jerky, good quality salami, ham roll ups, etc. For breakfast the kids usually have... (more)
My daughter used to love to just pop my fish oil pills in her mouth & chew them up, but recently she lost the taste for it. Does anyone have a recommendation for a supplement she might eat (she can't swallow pills yet). I looked in to Eskimo... (more)
Hey, I'm a 14 year old girl, 5.3" and 150 pounds. I'm not massively overweight, but I could lose a few pounds (from the dreaded belly area) When I was 13, I could eat whatever I liked and not gain a thing. I wasn't skinny, but I really wish I had... (more)
Please please please don't worry about weight loss. You're too young and still growing. That said, you can still clean up your diet and grow into your "extra" weight. You're an athlete, so you're going to eat more carbs than most people. Have... (more)
There are a lot of questions here on what to eat on a long road trip, but I am wondering if there is a way to stay productive and do some small exercises while on the road. We will be leaving friday to drive across the country with 2 small... (more)
I am a Ph.D. student who just lost all funding this year. I'm also a single mom of 4-year-old twin boys, so we've been on a tight budget for years and don't have much savings. The good news is that I have almost half a cow in my freezer (a gift... (more)
Does anyone have a tried and true egg, nut, and gluten free banana bread recipe? I'm making after-school snacks for a friend's kids and her son has gluten, egg, and nut allergies. Other after school snack ideas are welcome; I usually provide... (more)
Get the liquid kind and hide it in ....anything. Smoothies, poured on veggies, poured over a burger, slip it in their juice. It's pretty easy.
Taking my 9 year old sister to Universal Studios this weekend. I'm planning our breakfast beforehand so we got that covered, but I'm worried about what we'll snack on and have for lunch. I'm lucky because she's generally good about what you give... (more)
Of course I don't have much control of my nephews, and I know most of the issue is because of my sister and brother-in-laws truly terrible diet and awful choices. My brother-in-law will eat anything in site, and doesn't want to "waste anything"... (more)
OK, so my son is Gluten and Diary intolerant, so we have gone Paleo completely. My hubby hates me right now and is having a harder time than the kids. But my kids mostly my 7 year old boy is SUPER FUSSY! He is scared to try anything, his... (more)
Loren Cordain recommends excluding dairy from kids diets, even though (as he states) there are growth hormones in milk that make them taller and larger than they otherwise would be. Since there are many positive correlates with height in our... (more)
My three year old is experiencing recurring sinus infections. They often turn into conjunctivisis (eye infection) and have to be treated with antibiotics. (no lectures on antibiotics please, you don't mess around with eye infections). The... (more)
My boy who will be 14 in June. He is in the 5th-10th percentile for height and weight. We, as a family started eating grain free and real, whole foods last April. He has completely embraced it and now says grains give him a tummy ache. The year... (more)
I realize this question has come up many times, but in most cases it seems to be the wife that is Paleo and doing the cooking and the husband that could care less. In my case, I'm the working husband who has just discovered Paleo and cannot stop... (more)
What about re-framing it to your wife and pediatrician as no processed foods? Few people would argue against that and it would get you at least 80% paleo. Then once everyone is happy doing that you can fine-tune it.
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