Parenting, Food & Travel<br />The Art & Science of Teaching Kids to Eat Right<br />
3 steps for healthy, stress free travel<br />Prepare<br />Talk<br />Teach<br />
Recommended Travel Supplies<br />Cooler bag, ice pack, small tupperware and/or sandwich bags, small bottle of dish deterge...
Good Backup Foods to Pack<br />Dried fruit<br />Cheese sandwich: will keep all day if you use processed cheese like Laughi...
Handling Early Toddler Breakfasts<br />Don't wait until adult meal time to feed the kids<br />Stock up at free hotel break...
Toddlers, Restaurants & Dinner<br />Feed the kids before late restaurant dinners<br />Ask hostess/waitstaff for a plate of...
Treat Bag for Courteous Travel<br />Allow long lasting candy such as lollipops before & during transit as a treat, especia...
Visit <br />www.itsnotaboutnutrition.com <br />for more details about Dina Rose’s upcoming book<br />
www.metromomexpo.com<br />
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Dr. Dina Rose - Metro Mom Expo talk

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Fod sociologist Dr. Dina R. Rose, PhD offers tips about kids, summer travel & suggested foods. Dr. Rose is appearing at the Metro Mom Expo to sign chapters of her upcoming book about the art and science of getting kids to eat right. Podcast available after 6/11/11 Expo.

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Dr. Dina Rose - Metro Mom Expo talk

  1. 1. Parenting, Food & Travel<br />The Art & Science of Teaching Kids to Eat Right<br />
  2. 2. 3 steps for healthy, stress free travel<br />Prepare<br />Talk<br />Teach<br />
  3. 3. Recommended Travel Supplies<br />Cooler bag, ice pack, small tupperware and/or sandwich bags, small bottle of dish detergent<br />Backup sandwich (PB&J); keeps several days & provides healthy alternative to snack food<br />Keep food cold at night using hotel ice and ice bucket. Or use the bathtub<br />
  4. 4. Good Backup Foods to Pack<br />Dried fruit<br />Cheese sandwich: will keep all day if you use processed cheese like Laughing Cow<br />Long-life milk<br />
  5. 5. Handling Early Toddler Breakfasts<br />Don't wait until adult meal time to feed the kids<br />Stock up at free hotel breakfast OR make grocery store visit a priority on day 1<br />Buy shelf stable milk, cereal (serve in hotel glasses/mugs), fruit, tomatoes, carrot sticks<br />
  6. 6. Toddlers, Restaurants & Dinner<br />Feed the kids before late restaurant dinners<br />Ask hostess/waitstaff for a plate of grilled chicken, or standard items like tomatoes while being seated<br />Ask them NOT to bring bread; avoid power struggle<br />Don't order off the child's menu; let child choose an appetizer<br />Order “safe” choice to switch w/child<br />Build meal for young child; sampling of adult meals<br />
  7. 7. Treat Bag for Courteous Travel<br />Allow long lasting candy such as lollipops before & during transit as a treat, especially when flying<br />Bag of unique toys - interactive games like stickers/paper dolls are perfect<br />In restaurants, order dessert for pre-fed children; time arrival midway meal for maximum distraction<br />
  8. 8. Visit <br />www.itsnotaboutnutrition.com <br />for more details about Dina Rose’s upcoming book<br />
  9. 9. www.metromomexpo.com<br />

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