The Experiment Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent's Handbook, Second Edition
The Experiment Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent's Handbook, Second Edition

Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent's Handbook, Second Edition

By Nimali Fernando


Publication Date: March 29, 2022

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Thoroughly updated 2nd edition of the category-leading guide to parenting adventurous eaters

Now updated in a second edition—the category-leading guide to parenting adventurous eaters

Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (aka Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on their food journey—for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In this updated, second edition of Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater, they explain how to expand your family’s food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with

 the latest research and advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-agenew guidance on pacifiers, thumb-sucking, feeding concerns, and barriers to eating wellhelpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cupsand seven “passport stamps” for modern parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful.

Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!

About the Author

Nimali Fernando, MD, MPH, is a Virginia pediatrician and founder of the nonprofit the Doctor Yum Project, the popular recipe and parenting website The first of its kind, her innovative new practice, Yum Pediatrics, features a teaching kitchen and instructional garden, along with hands-on learning curricula for families, making it a hot-spot for nutrition education and cooking instructions. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, is an international speaker on the topic of picky eating and feeding disorders in children. She is also the author of Responsive Feeding (The Experiment, 2021), Adventures in Veggieland (The Experiment, 2018), Baby Self-Feeding (Fair Winds Press, 2016, with Nancy Ripton), and the children's book You Are Not an Otter (My Munch Bug, 2019). Her advice, found on her website, has been shared in national publications, including Parents magazine. With over twenty years of experience as a feeding therapist and parent educator, she has helped more than ten thousand families from all over the world raise adventurous eaters. She lives in Colorado.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 304 pages

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN: 9781615198757

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