Mouth Pain (Teething) and Fussy Eating Behaviours

Pain in the mouth area comes in many forms for kids – From teething to wobbly teeth. From mouth ulcers to scratches on the roof of their mouth. From a burnt tongue to a swollen bitten inside cheek. Kids have a host of root causes for mouth pain even before dental issues, sickness or accidents (like falling and […]

5 things I wish I knew when my child started solids {as told by a nutritionist}

If I could go back and ask myself 5 simple questions before starting my oldest daughter on solids 6 years ago, these are the questions. If I had the clarity around these points, I mightn’t have fallen into the common areas of feeding overwhelm that so many of us do on our first time around. I […]

Preschool Peer Pressure and the Sandwich

Guest blogger Kylie from Kidgredients spills the beans on how her little man made peace with the humble sandwich! Over a year ago I wrote a blog post on Kidgredients about the fact that my son wouldn’t eat a sandwich and how I personally completely understood that.  But here I am a year later, writing […]

Vitamins and Supplements for Fussy Kids

As a nutritionist and feeding specialist, I am often asked about vitamins and supplements for children.  I felt that getting Meg from Choose Nutrition to answer a few of these questions was a great idea.  This chat was aired in our Parenting Picky Eaters private facebook group at the end of last year.  The lighting […]

Ice Cream For Breakfast: A Family Foodie Spotlight on Carrie from Our Spiced Kitchen

In January, somewhere amongst the whirlwind of school holidays, mini-vacations and heat waves, I saw a facebook post with “national food days” in 2017.  What date would you scan the 2017 list for?  Your birthday?  Your daughter / son’s birthday? Valentines Day?  Eeekkk…. I hate to admit this but before I could help myself, I was […]

{Guest Post} Introducing Solids – The First Week

Thanks to Fi from Mumma Morrison for sharing with us her daily diary of how she felt during her first week of starting to feed her little man solids. Fi’s son is known on her blog as Starfish. It’s lovely to remember the first feelings associated with what a big milestone this is in your motherhood […]

{Guest Post} I don’t want your advice

Last year, I wrote this very popular blog post listing 9 things not to say to a parent of a fussy eater.  Soon after, I connected with Libby. She had posted a raw account of how other people’s opinion’s of her child’s fussy eating made her feel.  It was like we had read eachother’s minds. I […]

11 Tips for Balancing Feeding Newborns and their (ahhem..fussy) Siblings

I have started to write the this blog post about how to balance feeding kids at different ages (bearing in mind different levels of fussiness) many times over the past few years.  It is especially difficult in the newborn haze to get your head in the game when a fussy toddler / preschooler is also […]

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