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Are you a competent eater?

Are you a competent eater?

I have written before about the work of Ellyn Satter, a leading paediatric dietitian and family therapist from the USA. She is the author of the Division of Responsibility in Feeding, which is the gold standard for feeding children. I use her approach in my work with...
If they never, never see it, they will never, never eat it.

If they never, never see it, they will never, never eat it.

The other day I was asking a mum if she put vegetables on the table at any of the day’s meals. She said that at dinner she cooks corn, carrots and broccoli most days. I asked her if she ever offers other vegetables. Her answer was ‘ they don’t eat any other...
What can a paediatric dietitian do for you?

What can a paediatric dietitian do for you?

Eve Reed is a paediatric dietitian in Sydney.   You know the scene. You’re at a networking event, a school play, or any other social or professional occasion and someone asks you, “What do you do?”   Like most of us, I do lots of different things, but...
How do I ‘get’ my child to eat?

How do I ‘get’ my child to eat?

Many parents ask me, “How do I get my child to eat?” There are a few common variations, such as “How do I get my child to eat fruits/vegetables/another food group?” Let’s get the bad news out of the way: if you’re trying to get your child to eat, it’s probably not...