The photo in this article threw me for a loop to start with as the poor girl on the left looks as though she's got black teeth!
Aside from that I'm loving the advice. I know for my kids I dropped snacks as soon as they stopped nursing. I figured it was better to have balanced meals and focus on other things in between.
Not that I advocate for no-snacks as I feel it is horses for courses and it depends on the child and our schedules.
However, I always think of snacks as a "tide-me-over" so it's small. It's also an important part of the daily nutrition and so snacks should be given the same consideration as the meals.
If you wouldn't be happy with your child eating pretzels at dinner I question why you'd be happy with them eating them for afternoon tea.
I know, I often march alone but just a thought ...
Judith is passionate about good food and is even more passionate about enabling other people to enjoy the wide variety of fresh food available today.