Peas and Harmony at the Family Table

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Learn the best advice for successful family dinners and managing picky eaters.
Air Date: 9/12/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS.
Guest Bio: Dr. Laura A. Jana, MD
DrLauraJana 037Dr. Laura Jana is an Omaha-based pediatrician, health communicator, and the award-winning author of Heading Home with Your Newborn and Food Fights. Having first served as a consultant to Dr. Benjamin Spock, Dr. Jana went on to co-found The Dr. Spock Company in 1999, and then subsequently founded her own company - Practical Parenting Consulting. 

Well recognized nationally for her ongoing efforts to promote healthy lifestyles for children and offer credible practical parenting advice to new and expectant parents, Dr. Jana serves as a media spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics; is on the advisory board for American Baby magazine, The Walt Disney Internet Group and Nancy Snyderman’s BeWell Expert Network; and serves as an expert consultant for academic organizations, non-profits, and major corporations such as P&G and Reckitt Benckhiser/Lysol. Having spent several years as a parenting expert on Omaha’s top morning radio program and as the parenting expert for Omaha’s NBC affiliate.

Dr. Jana is also the proud mother of three, a published children’s book author and early literacy advocate, and the proud owner of Primrose School.
    Peas and Harmony at the Family Table
    Dr Laura Jana comes on to her best advice for successful family dinners, including managing picky eaters, navigating a restaurant menu with kids, the pitfalls of offering dessert as a reward, and other top advice for parents who want to set their children on the right path nutritionally.

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