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Nutrition for mums with young kids

Thursday, May 3, 2018

One thing that I come across time and time again with mums who have young kids is a concern about nutrition. If a child is a fussy eater then nutrition is often one of the biggest concerns for a parent. Regardless of whether a child is fussy or not, a parents nutrition regularly comes as ...

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How to be a Snacktivist!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

How to be a snacktivist! There was a time when the phrase, “I want a snack” sent a shiver of fear right through me. Even with a fully stocked kitchen I have still found myself struggling to find a suitable snack that I want to feed my kids and that they also want to eat. But ...

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Top 5 Strategies to win the battle with fussy eaters!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The general rule of thumb for harmony at the dinner table is to ignore anything that our parents told us, said to us or did to us. Psychologist and nutritionist have re-written the rules for successfully building positive relationships between families and their food. These five principles will get most families on the right track! Principle ...

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Ask a Nutritionist: 10 Burning Questions About Feeding Kids

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Raising kids is hard and trying to feed them can be one of the toughest daily battles we face especially when there seems to be so much conflicting information out there. If only there was someone who would answer all those “What the hell to feed our kids” questions we have been dying to ask! ...

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“No dessert until you finish your dinner!” – Why child psychologists advise against saying this.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

"No dessert until you have eaten your dinner!", I think almost every parent in the land must have uttered these works at some point. It is often used when other forms of encouragement, coercing and the general battle of wills has reached that ‘all in’ stage. Kids don’t even need to be what some would call ...

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He eats eggs! It’s a miracle! A change in fussy eating……. and it was none of our doing.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Eggs are a big thing in our house. Eggs are our breakfast of champions. That was apart from our four year old, he wouldn’t touch them. We had tried everything. We had negotiated, we had asked nicely, we had got frustrated and asked not so nicely. We had explained the health benefits of all that ...

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