The Food Trade

So, although I’m not a fan of candy or sweets I have come to terms with using them as a bargaining tool.  I’m struggling with the introduction to salads.   I started cutting up cucumber, carrot, tomato and red pepper chunks.  I’ve placed them on her plate on a regular basis for the past three … Continue reading The Food Trade

Candy is King

Easter….another holiday that seems to revolve around candy.  Ugh! Fortunately, a friend taught me a trick.  You offer your kid to trade all but one candy of their choice for a toy of their choice.  P traded all her stuff for an India Hello Kitty, which she had been wanting for a while, and I … Continue reading Candy is King

Candy Land

I continue to really dislike the amount of sugar kids eat in this country.  Because P is the youngest in a neighborhood full of kids I’ve found it hard to abstaine from sugar all together.  It was also tough not have cookies during the holidays because I feel baking is part of the season’s traditions. … Continue reading Candy Land

Candy Land

We went to a 5 year old birthday party today.  It was a lot of fun. P is much younger than most who went but she kept up just fine.   I however, am over people trying to stuff candy down my kids mouth!  Why?  Anyone who knows me knows that I am trying to … Continue reading Candy Land