Melanie is an international speaker and the co-author of the award-winning Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent’s Handbook : (A Stage-By-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating)] -October, 2015, author of Adventures in Veggieland: Help your Kids Learn to Love Vegetables with 100 Easy Activities and Recipes (January 2018); the co-author of Baby Self-Feeding: Solid Food Solutions to Create Lifelong, Healthy Eating Habits (July 2016) and the author of Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids: How to Teach Your Child about the Joy of Food (November 2010).
She is the executive producer of the children’s music CD titled Dancing in the Kitchen: Songs that Celebrate the Joy of Food!
Melanie is a monthly contributor to The American Speech Language Hearing Association’s blog The ASHA Leader.
Mel’s advice has been shared in Parents Magazine, Huffington Post and a variety of other media. Television appearances include CBS Philly, CBS Richmond and Colorado’s Best KWGN.
Melanie’s website www.mymunchbug.com includes an on-line educational course specifically designed for parents of picky eaters and for professionals needing practical advice on how to help families enjoy mealtimes.