Crunchy snacks that are healthy and appeal to fussy eaters

Most of our kids, well certainly mine do love crunchy snacks. In fact one of mine would live off crackers if he could! The most popular ones are the beige kind like bread sticks, crisps & crackers. But how do you add more crunchy snacks that are healthy to your childs diet? Whilst there is nothingContinue reading “Crunchy snacks that are healthy and appeal to fussy eaters”

Apple and raisin breakfast bowl

This apple and raisin breakfast bowl recipe is easily prepared the night before and ready to serve in the morning as a tasty breakfast. If your toddler or child suffers with constipation then this recipe could help. It contains three portions of fruits (apple, raisins and prunes). These fruits are particularly good to help keepContinue reading “Apple and raisin breakfast bowl”

Is my toddler constipated and what are the best foods to help relieve them?

A constipated toddler is a common complaint and worry for parents. When toilet training begins around 2- 3 years (toddler years) problems can begin for a number of reasons. However it can occur at any age.  The good news is that there are lots of ways to help relieve a constipated toddler. For most childrenContinue reading “Is my toddler constipated and what are the best foods to help relieve them?”

Spinach and pea soup

This is a super speedy soup (spinach and pea soup) that my kids usually eat as it tastes of peas, so it has a little sweetness and has no texture. I love the ease of this recipe that only takes 15 mins to make from start to finish. Not only is it really yummy butContinue reading “Spinach and pea soup”

11 tricks to get your child to drink more water

Getting children to drink enough is a big issue and a common one, especially when they are young. Mine often say they are not thirsty when I ask them to get a drink. If you struggle to get your child to drink more water then there are lots of ways to encourage them to drink.Continue reading “11 tricks to get your child to drink more water”

11 transformative phrases to banish fussy eating for good

So as you know, trying to banish fussy eating is often an almighty and stressful struggle.  Particular demands like ‘I don’t like that plate’ or ‘that food looks yucky’ make it oh so tricky to even get food anywhere near their little mouths.  What you say to them and how you say it can haveContinue reading “11 transformative phrases to banish fussy eating for good”

7 reasons why your child refuses to eat and how to master better eating

When your child suddenly refuses to eat some meals, snacks or not eat at all it can become very stressful and frustrating to try and get food into them. This often starts around the toddler years and gradually gets better.  Some reasons are common and can be dealt with easily but some issues are moreContinue reading “7 reasons why your child refuses to eat and how to master better eating”