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Feeding Fussy Kids: The Importance of When 

In the first article of this fussy eating series I introduced Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility – if you missed it then check it out here.    As a quick recap, the Division of Responsibility outlines the roles of both caregivers and children when it comes to food and meal times. Children have just the one responsibility – they decide how much to eat. We, the care giver’s, are […]

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Kids and Sugar

Kids and Sugar

Even before the more recent anti-sugar movement, sugar has been blamed for many things in children. I can remember from my own childhood sugar being blamed for hyperactivity, and being told that it would rot my teeth. In our current society where childhood obesity is on the rise the finger is often pointed at sugar. Recently there have been articles in […]

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5 Sure-fire Ways to Quell Hungry Kids

Ever heard the old saying “eating you out of house and home”? Most children will experience a period where they seem to eat everything in sight. This usually correlates with a growth spurt or other developmental milestone. But for some parents every afternoon seems to be filled with the words “I’m hungry” playing on repeat. […]

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A healthy day of food for kids

The best way to ensure healthy habits in adults, is to instil them in kids. Kids are developing lifelong behaviours, their view of the world, their body image and their relationship with food well into their teenage years and beyond. Childhood is the perfect time to start encouraging healthy eating and set your child up for good health. Encouraging kids to eat […]

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