A few of my favorite things!

• Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family (and other titles) by Ellyn Satter
• All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood by Jennifer Senior
• Breaking the Good Mom Myth and Honey, I Wrecked the Kids by Alyson Schafer
• Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair
• How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Farber
• Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father’s Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater by Matthew Amster-Burton
• It’s Not About the Broccoli by Dena Rose, PHD
• Kids Are Worth It! by Barbara Coloroso
• Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell
• Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen EdD
• Raising Healthy Parents by Sid Garza Hillman
• Simple and Savvy by Beverly Pressey, MS, RD, Mom
• Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne and Lisa M Ross
• Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn
• The Gardner and The Carpenter by Alison Gopnik

• “The Garden” in Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel
• Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
• Animals, Vegetables and Minerals from A to Z by Sallie O’Donnell (ages 9-12)
• Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
• Eating the Alphabet and Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert
• Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
• Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech (Novel)
• Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
• I Will Never, Not Ever, Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
• Jake Goes Peanuts by Michael Wright
• Julia, Child by Kyo Maclear
• Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French
• Rainbow Stew by Cathryn Falwell
• Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven
• The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don Wood
• The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman
• The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
• Today is Monday by Eric Carle
• No Ordinary Apple: A Story About Eating Mindfully by Sara Marlowe

Ellyn Satter Institute, (Ellyn Satter Institute Coaching,

• Casey O’Roarty :, The Joyful Courage Parenting Podcast

• Dena Rose, PhD:, The Happy Bite Podcast

• Katja Rowell, MD:, Love Me, Feed Me

• Carol Dwerk: Mindset (Search Dwerk RSA Animate on YouTube)

• Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar (TED Talk)

• Anna Lappe:,, (also search TEDx Talks)

• Julie Lythcott-Haims: How to Raise Successful Kids without Overparenting (TED Talk)

• Jill Castle:, The Nourished Child Podcast

• Tilt Parenting, Debbie Reber: (Differently Wired Kids)

• Cynthia Lair: (clean recipes!)

• Super Crew Kids: (family activities)

• Lisa Leake, 100 Days of Real Food:

• Common Sense Media, Junk Food Ads and Kids:

• Erin Yassen, MS, RDN and Colleagues, Simplicity Nutrition,

• Marlene Hillyer, RDN, Dandelion Nutrition,

• King County Department of Public Health Women, Infants and Children supplemental nutrition program,

• Kindering, Multidisciplinary Nutrition and Feeding Services,

Disclaimer: The content presented on The Harmonious Table is the sole educated opinion of Julie Miller, MS, RDN and does not reflect the beliefs of any referenced organization or business with which Julie Miller, MS, RDN may be affiliated.  The content does not constitute medical advise and you are encouraged to seek medical advise directly from your personal medical provider before adopting changes.  Julie received no compensation for the mention of the products and services listed above.  

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