Many parents feel exasperated when they offer nutritious lunchboxes and their children prefer to ….bring the contents home. If your child likes chocolate, then keep your eyes right here. Let’s start with chocolate! If your child doesn’t like chocolate, that’s OK, but you may find that you can substitute other foods along the way in […]
With party season around the corner, this video is all about how to maintain your sanity. Listen to my key mindset tips relating to the division of responsibility at meals including Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Years eve, Class Parties and more. It is the silly season, but don’t let your child’s food refusals get the better […]
Looking for the easiest cake recipes in town. Look no further than this crazy cake recipe! A crazy cake is made from pantry staples and is versatile enough to carry a range of flavours. Plus, this raspberry crazy cake is perfect for preschoolers to make independently as it just requires scooping, stirring, making little wells […]
She was only three. She was two bites into her apple. She stopped. She looked at me with her big, inquiring eyes. “Mum, my apple is sweet.” I said “Yep”, and kept eating my apple. “Does it have sugar in it?” My heart broke. Someone had demonized sugar to my just out-of-nappies-innocent-as-anything little girl. I […]
Let’s delve into some “common wisdom” ideas for handling fussy eating by playing a game. (BTW if you have read my post on 9 things not to say to a parent of a fussy eater, you will know why I think “common wisdom” is mostly INCORRECT when it comes to fussy eating.) The game is […]
Executive function skills help children in every day living situations and the kitchen is a great place to develop them.
Cereal bars from the supermarket can come with a variety of fruit fillings. And this inspired me to work on a healthy rustic dough recipe that I could use to wrap around my own fruit fillings of choice. This is so that I can make fruits last a touch longer and present them in a […]
Learn more about Simone Emery Simone is a children’s nutritionist based in Melbourne, Australia. Simone delivers a range of content to suit every busy parent that is struggling with a fussy eater. Simone does home based fussy eater consults in Melbourne, a unique online sensory food school, fussy eating consults online and is a guest […]