If you give your kids water first when they ask for a snack, or serve vegetables first so your kids fill up on them, you may be following outdated, harmful advice.
My path to recovery has taken various turns, and now that I'm raising two daughters, there's another twist. How do I keep them, and me, healthy?
The message that eating food with your hands is unmannered is dripping with the control and shame of colonization — and we need to rethink our idea of "good manners," says chef and food activist Joshna Maharaj.
Lots of kids go through picky-eating phases. For some children, however, their food issues are more extreme, and they're actually symptoms of an eating disorder called ARFID.
I was mortified by my children's table manners—and nearly wept with joy after the etiquette lady was done with them.