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 […]

Caz’s Yoghurt Dough Pizzas for Fussy Eaters

“We are making these yoghurt dough pizzas soon” is exactly what you will be thinking as you read through this blog post. This is a great starter meal for kids to make as they wade their way into making main meals with you. As I will always attest, I know it is easier to get […]

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 […]

Core Stability and Fussy Eating

It can be hard to draw the line between sensory processing as a root cause for fussy eating behaviour and more physical limitations that impact on food reception, including core stability. It is difficult because the difference is inferred from observation. Both core stability and sensory processing can manifest themselves with similar triggers that only […]

Fish and Potato Croquettes

These fluffy and yet crunchy fish and potato croquettes were fun to make with the kids. I was SOOOO much more comfortable with the making process of these little crispy delights than the last time I had Verity in the kitchen to crumb fish with me. She was only a toddler at the time and […]

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 […]

Construct Your Own Family Meal: Buddah Bowls

I love constructing our meals at the table. Getting into the habit of serving every meal from the middle of the table has been a game changer for me (AND I know I’m not alone). As Jo from emotionally aware feeding explains in her post here – it’s not an easy adjustment to consciously change […]

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