Cooking with children – part 2

When I wrote part 1, I promised there would be more… Here it is! Last time we talked about: Hand hygiene, general yuk, listening to an adult, not touching things they have not been asked to touch, stirring skills, measuring out ingredients, food handling and the language of recipes This time, we are going to lookContinue reading “Cooking with children – part 2”

Eating your greens

There has been some interesting research published recently about children eating their vegetables. Check out http://www.nutritionsociety.org/blog/paper-month-nudge-children-eat-more-vegetables for more details.   It goes to show that if you don’t offer a variety of vegetables, children will not have the chance to try them. I meet lots of parents who say their children won’t eat vegetables. What they oftenContinue reading “Eating your greens”

Weaning

With government cuts there seems to be less and less information available for parents from health professionals about all sorts of parenting issues. Are parents supposed to reply on instinct, the internet, books and word of mouth? With an obesity epidemic and rickets (vitamin D deficiency in children) on the rise we really shouldn’t beContinue reading “Weaning”