October 26, 2022

Activities Based on Age Written By Rachel Davidson-Evans, BASc Reviewed by Atheana Brown RD Starting to cook with your children is such a rewarding experience, but where do you start? Today on the blog we will be discussing some age-appropriate cooking tasks to give you some inspiration! There are so many benefits to cooking with […]

Cooking with Kids

September 23, 2022

This week on the Diet Culture Dropout Podcast I meet with a local psychoeducation consultant. Today’s show I am joined with Jenna Kelly from the Kawartha Lakes. To talk all about helping your child manage anxiety. Here is what we discuss: – Explore how anxiety may show up in a child – Review factors that […]

September 9, 2022

School is just around the corner! As a Dietitian I love helping people get set up for success when approaching a new year, teacher and classroom dynamic. Fostering your intuitive eater at school can be tricky to navigate but as a parent myself I am here with you. Today’s podcast on the Diet Culture Dropout […]

July 29, 2022

So you caught your child in the closet slamming granola bars? Or you found them out in the garage drinking juice boxes you just bought for the birthday party? Yep, yep I have been there too! Catching your child in the act of sneaking food can be a great learning opportunity for both of you. […]

June 23, 2022

3 Reasons Why Eating Together is Better Today’s fast paced environment can make family meals seem like a thing of the past, but let’s bring it back! Today on the blog we will be discussing the importance of family meals and some tips and tricks on how to reconnect at the table. Keep reading for […]

May 25, 2022

5 Tips for Starting a Fruit and Vegetable Garden with Your Kids! By Rachel Davidson-Evans, BASc Reviewed by: Atheana Brown RD Get out those green thumbs and outside, it is that time of year again! Gardening is an activity people of all ages can learn from and enjoy, and nothing compares to the pride of […]

December 15, 2021

In this week’s podcast I had the privilege to interview a local primary school teacher Kate Winn. She has made some big shifts in the classroom to support her students autonomy with food and provide a supportive culture around food. Some small but impactful tweaks to change the classroom feeding dynamics. Listen to the full […]

shifting the classroom feeding dynamics

December 1, 2021

In this week’s episode Gwen Kostal and I discuss how diet culture comes up in elementary schools for children. Listen to the full episode here. The impact teachers and support staff have on their student’s relationship with food is significant. It is always most supportive to work collaboratively with the school and your child when […]

Diet culture in elementary school

November 24, 2021

The holidays are coming fast this year! If you’re anything like me you’re behind on getting yourself organized and may need some suggestions. I put together a list of my top 8 Body Positive and Mindful Gift Ideas for Kids. Many of these items I use with my own kids and absolutely adore. Having resources […]

Body Positive and Mindful Gift Ideas

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