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Nothing In Between

Nothing In Between

It is so easy to use food as a comfort or a distraction when a child is upset or irritable. The other day I was in the supermarket with my 15 month-old granddaughter. I had nearly finished buying what I needed when she started to become grisly. My first thought was...
Does Rewarding Kids For Eating Work?

Does Rewarding Kids For Eating Work?

Who of us hasn’t said at some stage, “If you eat some vegetables, you can have dessert”. The question’s are,  does this strategy work in the long run?  Is it meeting your feeding goals? and why do you feel so much pressure to get your child to eat...
Serving out just desserts

Serving out just desserts

Many of us grew up having two distinct courses for our evening meal. The ‘main’ course was usually meat, fish, chicken or a vegetarian option served with vegetables. When I was a child, many years ago, pasta and rice were not included very often unless you...