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The “When —> Then” Principle

The “When —> Then” Principle Everyone wants a magic formula to get their child to do what they are told but we all know that is easier said than done. You might be trying to get everyone into the car and buckled in to get to soccer practice, you might be trying to get some help to tidy up the toys or you might simply be trying to get your child to eat what you’ve made for dinner. I can’t take credit for this little gem. Before Mia was [...]

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Summer Fun Fruits

Summer Fun Fruits I have just had a question from a rockstar Mumma in Hawaii about the best time to introduce watermelon. Since we are coming into summer here in Australia, I thought it made sense to explain the answer to everyone. I’ve seen watermelon, honeydew and rockmelon (what we call cantaloupe in the US) introduced as early as 7 months with no issue but would recommend introducing them at 8-9 months for a few reasons. Firstly, would you believe that these melons are actually slightly [...]

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The Unsung Hero

The Unsung Hero Gelatin is all the rage these days with mugs of bone broth being served up alongside everyone’s morning coffee. Personally, I couldn’t be happier to see this wondrous drink featuring in people’s daily diet as gelatin is an unsung hero in my eyes. Gelatin is nearly void in our current diet of muscle meats (think: chicken thighs, lamb shanks) as it is found in the joints and connective tissues in animals. Lucky for us, we can get gelatin through bone broth or from a processed source. [...]

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The Veggie Box

The Veggie Box People are always asking me what I did to make my 3 year old daughter like vegetables so much. Well, firstly, I followed the same timeline of solid food introduction that we teach in our Infant Nutrition Program so she was exposed to all of these foods from an early age. I also have a “veggie box” at the ready all the time. What is a veggie box? Good question! I’ve attached a photo so you can see the typical options that I like to have [...]

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