Browsing All posts tagged under »vegan child«

Dairy Products Linked to Early Menstruation in Young Girls

February 21, 2011


There have been many questions on the subject of feeding young children cow’s milk long past the age when they would normally stop drinking their own mother’s breast milk. Not surprisingly, a study was released this past week linking cow’s milk to early menstruation in young girls. Drinking fairly large quantities of the beverage over […]

Vegans Visit Vegas

December 24, 2010


Las Vegas Strip… My 7 year old son and I are in Las Vegas over the holidays. We have been enjoying the warm desert weather and looking at the palm trees. After being here for a little while, I decided that it was time to find some vegans to hang out with. I checked on […]

When Your Vegan Child Wants to Fit In

July 26, 2010


NATURALLY, children want to fit in with their peers. The same goes for most adults! Fitting in is particularly important for children whose days are spent being surrounded by a group of same-age classmates. As hard as most try to avoid it, sooner or later everybody gets put on the spot. This can be a […]

“No Thanks, My Child Cannot Have an Ice Cream”

July 5, 2010


Sounds terrible, doesn’t it? Especially when you picture your child standing right there, looking at the tempting sweet being offered. Agh!   The truth is, I never know when I am going to run into a situation where something will be offered to my child that is not on our diet.  This happens at the […]

Some Call it Cheese…

June 26, 2010


There are many foods that fall under the category of cheese: cream cheese, soy cheese, sliced cheese, cottage cheese, string cheese, head cheese…the potential for mishap is all-pervasive! For those of us whose families enjoy the occasional portion of imitation cheese, this may be of interest.

Easily Meeting Your Family’s Nutritional Needs

May 22, 2010


Here is the short version of what you need to know to keep your family eating healthfully:   Make sure that everyone takes a multivitamin and eats at least one hearty serving of protein each day in addition to a variety of fresh produce, vegetables and whole grains. Avoid eating a lot of empty calories […]

What Do Vegan Families Eat?

May 13, 2010


It is hard for most people to imagine any other way of eating than what they are familiar with. Often, upon hearing that I am a vegan parent, I am asked the question “What do you eat?” My usual response is to say, “Pretty much the same things you eat, only without the animal products.” […]