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, […]

Will a Tonsillectomy or Adenoidectomy Help Your Fussy Eater?

The root cause of fussy eating is a big kettle of fish! Health professionals investigate root causes with parents first-off-the bat because … if you don’t know why something is happening, how are you meant to understand / help it? Parents didn’t start MAKING their children turn their nose up at food! #Truth. Is there […]

Why kids can be so picky about eating meat {Uncertainty}

Last week, I asked the wonderful parents over on our private Facebook group (Parenting Picky Eaters) about what foods their children prefer. I was not to surprised that chicken nuggets, scrambled egg, mince (in the form of lasagne & Bolognese) and sausages were the only meat (or meat alternatives) that our parents listed. So, I’m […]

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 […]

Tools to bring to the table to stop tantrums, wriggles and runners

Do you have a child that stays at the dinner table from somewhere between 1 and 1.5 seconds?  Do they wriggle so much that they don’t really even look at their food?  Are they throwing a tantrum about just going to the table? So many parents will often blame the food for their toddler or […]

The BugaBees: Friends with Food Allergies

Edit 6/12/2016: Giveaway is now closed.  Congratulations Renee! If you are still looking for a good book to give a child for Christmas (or Birthday) – keep reading because I’ve got a great book review for you today!  There is also a chance to win a copy (details below).  The BugaBees: Friends with Food Allergies (written […]

Online Feeding Consultations with Simone Emery

Take a behind the scenes look at one of my online picky eater consultations, affectionately known as a Skype play date, where I eat along with your child to observe their subtle and not so subtle cues around challenging foods.  I am so grateful to Karin and her charming family. She agreed to let me […]

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