It’s not easy to be a “good mother”…

Françoise Dolto said there is no “good mother” but mothers who are “good enough”. Concerning food and nutrition, the position of the mother changes during the baby’s first months. Between the discovery of this relationship and external...

Tasting is eating all the same

Parents expect their children to taste, then to eat everything they offer them. Children, however, are already struggling to put the first bite of a food they don’t know in their mouth. Between the expectancy of the parent and what the child is...

Nutrition is education

Difficile de se rendre compte que dès les premiers repas, l’alimentation est un terrain d’éducation ; contrairement aux tout premiers mois, pendant lesquels les parents répondent aux besoins de l’enfant, qui manifeste sa faim par des pleurs, puis...

Parents’ distress when feeding

“He doesn’t eat anything”, “she didn’t want her meal, I gave her two yogurts”, “I can’t let him/her go to bed without having eaten”… Through these words, it is the parents’ distress that can be heard. “He doesn’t eat anything”, sometimes means...

Transmitting likes and… dislikes to a child !

Feeding a child is always an issue for parents who hesitate between transmitting the best and sharing their own likes and… dislikes! The relationship is shaped on two levels:   Between the child and what is in his plate: the baby establishes...