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It’s afternoon tea time!

It’s afternoon tea time!

Do you remember coming home from school and being absolutely famished? It was so good to have afternoon tea before getting on with the rest of the day. For children, afternoon tea is just another meal like breakfast, lunch or dinner. They may be really hungry as many...
Starting family meals

Starting family meals

How you feed your child differs from one developmental stage to the next. Initially you feed from the breast or from a bottle, holding your infant close to you. Their task is to suck, swallow and breathe whilst you support their body in your arms. Once they start...
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...
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...