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What to do with the Halloween stash

What to do with the Halloween stash

It’s that time of the year again. Halloween, is just around the corner. Children dress up and visit the neighbourhood in pursuit of treats, usually confectionary of one sort or another. They can end up with quite a large stash. So what to do with all these...
The school food police

The school food police

School and pre-school are back in full swing here and I have noticed a worrying trend on social media and from parents I speak to. Some teachers are taking it upon themselves to police the food that children bring to pre-school or school. There are several problems...
What’s interfering with feeding?

What’s interfering with feeding?

Recently, I was interviewed by Penny Johnston for a podcast on ABC Baby Talk. When answering Penny’s questions, I realised that most of the feeding questions that she, and many parents ask, can be approached from the Feeding Dynamics Model. This model is based on...
My top five tips for fussy eaters

My top five tips for fussy eaters

Many children go through stages of eating a wider or narrower variety of foods. However if you are feeling stressed about your child’s eating, dreading mealtimes or sick of preparing the same few meals, keep reading. Structure is the key Children thrive on routine and...
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