Maryann Tomovich Jacobsen, MS, RD is one of our SheKnows Experts. She's a registered dietitian, mom of two and freelance writer with more than 16 years of experience in the nutrition field. She is the founding editor of "Raise Healthy Eaters," a popular blog about family nutrition, and the coauthor of "Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School." She has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, WebMD, CookingLight.com and My Recipes. Mary has been quoted in leading newspapers and magazines including Parents, Scholastic Parent & Child, UK Daily Mail and Chicago Tribune.
As a family nutrition expert, I often hear parents complain about their children being hungry at inopportune times. Whether it's right after a dinner they didn't want to eat or a non-stop desire for food, here are five surprising reasons children say they are hungry — and easy fixes for parents.Read Full Story
The new school year is upon us, and so is nightly homework, long days of soaking up knowledge and, eventually, report cards. And while getting children to do their homework can be a feat for any parent, there's a lot more to enhancing learning than just doing work.Read Full Story
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