Limiting Sweets & Sugar: Preschooler

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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...


4 Year Old Too Focused on Sweets???

E.D. asks from Boston

Maybe a silly question, but how focused are your kids on getting desserts?? My daughter loves, loves them (who doesn't really) but I am not sure if it is problematic ...


Issues with Sweets- 4 Year Old

C.G. asks from Fort Collins

Hello~ I have a 4 year old who loves sweets. We allow a dessert after dinner or lunch. My son will ask me how much of his dinner he needs to eat before dessert. ...


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...


Halloween Candy

D.P. asks from Los Angeles

How do you limit the candy your kids eat from Halloween? I have a 7 and 8 year old. We used to let them pick 10 each (to eat one a day till gone) and we would give t...


How Often Do Your Kids Have Sweets?

T.B. asks from Los Angeles

I have four kids that are 10, 8, 3, and 3. They are all in good health. I am struggling trying to figure out how much and how often I should allow them to have a sw...


Cutting Out Sugar?

A.R. asks from Peoria

I have a very active 3 year old boy. We have been having problems lately with hitting, kicking, and generally not listening. I take my kids each morning to the YMCA c...


Sugar at School

K.G. asks from San Francisco

Hi Moms, I have 3 &5 year old daughters, who attend preschool and pre-k. Our preschool has a no sugar for treats (bdays, christmas, etc.) policy, but the pre-k does n...


Sugar Issue

S.M. asks from Spokane

I am having a really difficult time with this because I am overweight and have sugar issues myself - so I panic when dealing with this with my kids, because #1. I wa...


Reactions to Sugar

L.U. asks from Phoenix

I have never liked allowing my children candy. Not because I don't want them to have it, but the way they act after eat it. It is almost like they get a "high" after ...