How to instill good nutritional values

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How to instill good nutritional values

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I think that certainly why your children are small and while they are under your control, it's really important to instill them with good values about eating. I've always involve Jackson in like going to farmers market ever since he was a newborn. We'd go to the farmers market and I'd show him fresh fruits and vegetables. As he got older, I let him pick the things he wanted and we'd make dinner together. I always give him healthy options. I actually never gave him candy once. I think that's a huge error that parents do. They put treats in front of their children that are really not good for them. Kids are going to eat them. I mean, who wouldn't want to eat goldfish? Who wouldn't want to eat cookies all the time? Who doesn't? I also don't think it's fair to restrict them completely from things like that. It's going to make them go nuts. I mean they're kids. But I always say to Jackson, "That's a choice that we make in our family. We choose not to eat that. It's the choice that our family makes." He gets it. He knows the lingo. And now when he's out in the world, he's four years old now, he's in school, he'll say, "No, thanks for that goldfish. We don't make that choice in our family."

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Paige Goldberg Tolmach

Organic Mom

Inspired by her son Jackson ’s severe eczema that developed soon after his birth, Paige became knowledgeable about environmental toxins and how they harm children. She managed to make dramatic lifestyle changes that cured her son of eczema and established herself as an expert and an environmental activist. Motivated by her own difficulty finding non-toxic products for her family, Paige opened The Little Seed which has a huge celebrity following and has a reputation for only stocking only the best non-toxic products. Paige is frequently highlighted the media and has recently been featured in: the Los Angeles Times, People.com, Babble.com, TheCradle.com , the TV Guide Channel, E! and many others. In the Summer of 2010, she launched The Little Seed organic clothing line at Target. Paige is an active member of PETA and is on the board of Environmental Media Association (EMA) an organization that mobilizes the entertainment industry in a global effort to educate people about environmental issues and inspire them into action. Paige lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

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