Halloween Tips from A Children’s Nutritionist {Including Free Printable Invitation}

Halloween is an increasingly popular retailer’s delight! Kids are definitely not immune to the fun of the event. As a parent, it can come with a range of emotions relating to the influx of candies and sweets. I always like to embrace anything that my kids show an interest in. This can be through creative […]

Green Vegetables and Kids with a Fennel Frond Pesto Recipe

Fennel frond pesto, you say? Delicious, you say? But…. Dun. Dun. Dun. It’s green. My kids aren’t going near it! Ok. I get it. Fussy eaters are notorious for not eating their greens. There are a few reasons behind our nutrient packed green vegie friends getting shunned by our little angels at dinner time. Today, […]

Home Made Gifts (like Mini Herb Planters and Necklaces) from Air Dry Clay

Sensory play with an extra purpose – heartfelt, home made gifts! We made an assortment of things including mini herb planters and necklaces from a simple home made air dry clay recipe. You can make quite the collection of gifts for birthdays, mother’s day, valentine’s day or Christmas with the following added benefits of sensory […]

Scented Bubble Mix

Making your own scented bubble mix is a fun way to increase some smell exposures for children. Olfactory sense building exercises are not always easy to come by, often they sort of waft on in. They can be fun and “on purpose” though! Scented bubble mix is a great activity prior to meals to engage […]

Festive Frozen Fruit and Yoghurt Bites

With only 2 ingredients, I barely had to help my 3 year old make these festive frozen fruit and yoghurt bites. These are great for kids to make. You just need a bowl, a spoon, a novelty ice cube tray and another spoon. The other spoon is for when you may have to confiscate the […]

Toddler Meltdowns and Tantrums About Food Explained Using The Emotion Plan, A Book and Bananas

When a toddler tantrum is in full swing about food, it’s easy to jump into “fix it… and fix it now” mode. My daughter has definitely had this exact same tantrum about bananas and opening them and them breaking and… my help. I even detailed the tantrum event in my post on helping fussy eaters […]

Whyte Chocolate and Grapefruit Zest Stars {Gluten Free, Egg Free, Dairy Free and Low Sugar}

Parents with allergies to consider in their family, are often looking for ways to have a food that is safe for everyone and fun. These cookies are gluten free, egg free, dairy free and are low in sugar. They are simple to make and only take 8 minutes to bake. The chocolate yogi sent me […]

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