Author: Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

  • Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

    Becky Gonter-Dray is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and works part-time as a Dietitian Liaison and in the Nutrition Clinic (outpatient nutrition counseling) at Dayton Children’s. With her husband, Alex, the Gonter-Dray’s have 3 boys ages 8, 5 and 3. They enjoy trying new foods in their house and cooking in the kitchen together. Becky hopes to bring to the Dayton Children’s blog sound nutrition facts and information along with how to provide healthy options for today’s busy families by sharing some of her experiences.

What’s for breakfast?

In the morning, getting out of bed and finding breakfast for ME is hard enough.  There are days I am running out the door just trying to get to work on time.  Uh oh…Did I pack my breakfast? Now I … Continue reading

Helping kids get a healthy school lunch

When Patrick started first grade, the dilemma of “Will Patrick buy or pack his school lunch?” surfaced.   I remember looking at the school’s menu when he was in PreK and cringing…high sodium, high fat and processed foods. Would all of … Continue reading

When vomiting and diarrhea hit home

Patrick and Matthew were looking forward to the All Star baseball pizza party on Saturday.  Matthew and Alex were able to go as well since they were “helpers” this season.  It was nearing the time for them to leave (and … Continue reading

The Happy Box

It was about 5 pm on Friday…we were eagerly waiting for our Happy Box delivery.  The kids were keeping an eye on the front stoop.  Was last week’s Happy Box picked up yet and do we have a new box … Continue reading

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