Tips & advice

The Importance of Omega 3 for Babies & Toddlers

The Importance of Omega 3 for Babies & Toddlers

Fat has had a bad rap in the past but there are healthy fats and omega 3 is one of them. Essential for the development for your little ones brain and eye, omega 3 is a critical nutrient that babies, toddlers, children and teens need in their diet.

Making Foods Fun by Annabel Karmel 

Making Foods Fun by Annabel Karmel 

Toddlers make their eating decisions based on what the food looks like and at this developmental stage they are ‘magical thinkers’. This means that food really does need to be fun to be desirable. They use their imagination a lot and so shape, colour and how their meal is presented can make the difference between it being accepted or rejected.

I asked my colleague Annabel Karmel to write some recipes for us to inspire us mummy’s on how to make food fun!

A dairy Free Weaning Diet

A dairy Free Weaning Diet

This is a link to my guest blog for Annabel Karmel on a dairy free weaning diet for babies with cows milk protein allergy.

Cows milk protein allergy is one of the most common allergies in babies. If your baby has been diagnosed with this or if it has been suspected you will need to follow a dairy free weaning diet under the supervision of a dietitian.

Serve Food family style

Serve Food family style

Family style serving is when you present all the individual parts of a meal in separate serving dishes in the centre of the table (including dessert) and each member of the family decides what they want and how much they're going to eat.