Our Awesome New Mealtime Trick for Picky Eaters With Type 1 Diabetes
by Jen M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
I was feeling stuck between my two options: cooking only the five healthy dishes that they’ll all eat but becoming bored to tears with mealtimes, or making healthy, interesting dishes that remained uneaten. I figured there had to be a better way.
Moms’ Top 5 Tips for Halloween Management
Halloween can be a scary holiday in more ways than one. After all, you don’t want your child to overdose on sugary candy — but you don’t want him or her to feel left out, either. What’s a mom to do? We spoke with five parents to get their top tips, then asked certified diabetes educators to chime in with advice of their own. Follow these simple pointers for a frightfully fun October 31!
Sugar, Sugar (Results of Our Sweetener Taste Test)
by Kim M., Real Moms Talk Type 1
Kaitlyn loves pancakes with syrup, but I started thinking that there’s got to be an alternative to piling so much blood-sugar spiking stuff on her food. I decided to do an experiment to see if she could tell the difference between different sweeteners—and if so, which ones she liked the best. Here’s what we found out.