Toddler food learning story

Toddler food learning story

Mr 2 years 5 months old… He is learning about cucumber and has been for a while now. When he first started learning about cucumber, he was very unfamiliar with it and found it difficult to tolerate touching it. That’s ok, I gave him the option to use tongs to...
Nutritional adequacy of the “white diet”

Nutritional adequacy of the “white diet”

Only bread for dinner (again)! We parents can get pretty worried that our children aren’t getting enough nutrition when they consistently eat just bread, rice or pasta for dinner, however, rest assured that even the popular ‘white diet’ is actually packed full of good...
Christmas Leftovers Cooking Fun!

Christmas Leftovers Cooking Fun!

Eating at Christmas can be an overwhelming day for children. Their usual safe foods may not be accepted due to the pressure of the Christmas meal setting. Ham, bread and potatoes may usually be safe foods, but at Christmas they may be a little different. The ham cut...
The many faces of pressure

The many faces of pressure

Can you spot ‘pressure’ to eat? “Come on, eat now.” “Have your broccoli.” “Are you going to have your broccoli?” “If you have your broccoli, you’ll get ice cream.” “Good boy for eating your meat.” “If...