In recent years, there has been a sharp spike in the need for pediatric dentistry. Most of this is down to brushing and eating habits. So what can parents do …
Expert Tips: Justine, suggests to prevent fussy eaters, avoid hidden vegetables in their meals. Children will learn to like new foods through exposure.
Q&A: Snacks! Any homemade recommendations for some tasty snacks suitable for a 3 year old? We’re getting quite tired of fruit, yogurt, carrot & celery, muesli bars, sultanas…. Any other (healthy) ideas?
It’s never too early to introduce your kids to the kitchen. In fact, taking the time to involve them in food prep may just be what you need to encourage healthy eating habits!
Fussy eating is a normal part of a toddler’s development between the ages of 18 months and 3 years, but sometimes it can result in food refusal or persist for a long time. Jan Jones provides information about how you can tackle fussy eating and what you shouldn’t do. (Information relates to both general fussy eaters, as well as more specific information for children who are on the autism spectrum)
Q&A: My daughter is 18 months old and for just over a week now she has barely eaten any food. I constantly offer food but she shakes her head and says no even to her favourite meals. She still drinks her bottles with no problem. Any tips? She is cutting 2 big teeth to her bottom gums.