Limiting Sweets & Sugar: Child

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GMA'S AND SWEETS???? Shouldn't There Be a Limit???

C.S. asks from Medford

Ok, so I am not sure if this is a vent or a question. But feel free to give me any suggestions on changing this behavior or living with it. A little background: W...


Kids and Sweets- Healthy Mom Wants to Know If Its Realistic to Hold off on Sugar

H.H. asks from Los Angeles

When I pictured being a mom, I pictured being one of those mom's who kept all sugar and junk food out of the diet until they were three of four. Possibly going veget...


5 Year Old Sugar Monster. HELP!

H.M. asks from Columbia

Mommies, HELP! I have a sugar monster on my hands! She's 5 and this has been an issue for probably the last few years. I was so careful with her when she was a baby t...



K.C. asks from Dallas

Okay, My husband calls me the candy Nazi so I am just trying to find out if I am being too strict or not. He thinks it is okay to give our 4yo one or two pieces of ...


What to Do with All the Candy?

C.M. asks from Chicago

It seems like my daughter gets loaded down with candy for every holiday, and sometimes nothing more than a trip to grandma's house. I've mentioned to everyone to take...



L.E. asks from Los Angeles

Hi All, I have two questions regarding sugar. (1) My kids and I visit my in-laws' house twice/week. My in-laws are friendly but extremely unhealthy (they have h...



K.N. asks from Boston

Has anyone removed sugar from their childs diet and if s. did it make a difference in behavior. I was just wondering if processed or certain foods trgiger certain beh...


How to Teach Sweets in Moderation

S.D. asks from Austin

My almost 3 year old daughter is a great eater for the most part - loves her veggies, fruits, and even a plain rice cake. I want to teach her sweets in moderation an...


How Many Sweets for Kids?

B.T. asks from Houston

Hi! I am trying to figure out a way to provide a balance of sweets in our house without banning them entirely (I don't think depriving is the solution). We have tri...


Halloween Candy

C.B. asks from Kansas City

hey guys, my son has turned two and learned the word "candy". with halloween coming up, and it's not even here yet and he already asks for candy a dozen times a day, ...