Start with Chocolate! Strategies for Fussy Eaters and Improving Lunchbox Variety.

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 […]

Video: Handling Party Season with Fussy Eaters

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 […]

“My son ate alot better when I was not there” {Parenting Picky Eaters}

Generally, one of the very first things you are “expected” to do when you become a parent is to feed your baby. You have JUST (literally JUST) been through the experience of becoming a parent and before you know it, you are getting some sort of advice on feeding your new arrival. At the pinnacle […]

A Parenting Tool to Help with Food Anxiety

When a child gets anxious about something, chances are high that they’ve been thinking about it for a while before they talk about it. Hence, when they mention or react to a food worry in front of us they are looking for support or a way to cope with the anxious feeling. There is a […]

Food Chaining To Tacos with Fussy Kids

Do you do Taco Tuesday? If you have a fussy eater on your hands, you may find that family meals with mixed textures, like tacos, feel like a long way off. Or you are having success with a few random mixed texture meals here and there but find it hard to get some consistency around […]

Constipation and Fussy Eating

The causes of constipation for kids can include: Changes to what your child has been eating Changes in your child’s activity levels Not drinking enough water Not consuming enough fibre in their diet Too many dairy products Low levels of activity Resisting (or low sensory receptiveness to) the urge to poo Slow gut movement Stress […]

Parent Hacks Making Mealtimes Easier

Good parent hacks making mealtimes easier are all about SAVING something. Saving money. Saving time. Saving dishes. Saving waste. Saving sanity. Mealtimes can be a draining affair, especially if you have a fussy eater on your hands. And we want to save our mealtime from turning into a battle zone. So, here are some parent […]

Simple 3 Ingredient Flatbread with Cottage Cheese

We loved this simple cottage cheese recipe. I had made yoghurt dough before and so when I had some left over cottage cheese in the fridge, I thought “mmm…. can you substitute cottage cheese for yoghurt?” Yes, is the answer. A definite yes. We used butterfly cookie cutters to add some flat bread fun to […]

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