Fussy Kids? 6 Ways to Combat Food Neophobia

Getting your young children to eat healthy, nutritious food that the whole family is eating can be very challenging and at times stressful. Meal times can be far from relaxing and most nights can feel like a battle field trying to get your toddler or pre-schooler to eat the family meal.

Food neophobia is a term used to describe Read more of this post

Carter’s Progress Update – 2 weeks on solid food

Carter has been on solid food for about 2 weeks now.

One of the most important things to remember when introducing solid food is that babies change all the time and you shouldn’t make a judgment call on what they are going to be like based on the first experience. Read more of this post

How to Introduce Your Baby to Solid Food

At around 6 months old babies require extra nutrition on top of breast milk or formula as they continue to grow at an incredibly rapid rate.

Starting your baby on solid food is one of the most exciting times in their development. I love watching their faces as they discover new and foreign tastes and feeling satisfaction when they finish the bowl of mush you prepared especially for them.

Our attitudes and behaviours around eating are shaped during childhood and how you approach this task of starting solid food will have a great impact on how your child will view food in the future.

My first child, Asha (now 2), Read more of this post

14 Ways to Avoid Overweight Kids

Parents have an incredible influence over the habits, thoughts, beliefs and actions of their children. In Australia over a quarter of children are overweight or obese and this is rising. Here are 14 ways you can grow ensure healthy, happy kids: Read more of this post