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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...
The Power of Parents

The Power of Parents

You have more influence on what your children eat than you may think. For children under 12, both Mum and Dad are the most important role models for kids when it comes to eating and physical activity. Children would rather eat a meal with you than with anyone else....
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...