Archive of ‘picky eaters’ category

On reaching out (and how one woman’s comment at Starbucks impacted me)…

By Genny

Just a short video in case you’re wondering if all the effort is worth it, or if you have a friend who might be feeling that way. (It’s also for you if you have picky eaters at home. You’ll understand what I mean when you watch it). I hope you’re encouraged today! Hugs, Genny If […]  Continue reading

Eating out with kids: restaurant behavior

By Genny


Today, for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing a helpful article from my writing friend and parenting author Elizabeth Pantley. Any mom knows that taking your little ones to a restaurant can be a challenge sometimes. Here are some useful tips from Elizabeth that can help!… Eating out with kids: restaurant behavior: Children can be both excited and bored when at a […]  Continue reading

How one woman’s comment made a difference for me…

By Genny

*This post was originally published in 2008. Not long ago, frustrated by my picky eaters, I came up with a plan to help them try new foods: Every week, they’re responsible for going through our recipe books, picking out one meal each that they think sounds good, then being the head cook for that meal during the week. This plan […]  Continue reading

8 Great Tricks for Parenting Toddlers

By Genny

Today for Mom-Monday, I’m sharing an article I originally wrote for Sacramento Parent Magazineabout parenting those cute little ones we call toddlers. They can be so darn precious, can’t they? But they can be challenging too. If you’re a mommy to a toddler, hang in there and read on… 8 GREAT TRICKS FOR PARENTING TODDLERS […]  Continue reading

A note about picky eaters…

By Genny

The other day my son came up to me and said, “You know what would be the perfect day, Mom?” “What?” I asked. “A day where I could have orange chicken for breakfast, orange chicken for lunch, and orange chicken for dinner.” This from my picky eater. Actually, he’s not picky anymore, and his most […]  Continue reading

Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen…

By Genny

I’ve heard it said that people either like to cook or they like to bake, but they rarely like to do both. And for me, that’s true. Cookies, cupcakes, pastries…give me an excuse to make them and I’ll hurry to the pantry and pull out my KitchenAid. I love making gingerbread houses and desserts for […]  Continue reading