Top ten tips to help your overweight child eat well

26th February 2020 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Kids, School, Teens and Tweens, Uncategorized, children, healthy eating, healthy eating mindset, obesity, overweight, teens, tweens
One third of UK children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. However we also know that there are 1.25 million people with an eating disorder some as young as 6 years old! We need to learn to talk about eating well without triggering concerns about body image or an unhealthy

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Kids and energy drinks don’t mix

14th June 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Kids, Teens and Tweens, caffeine, energy drinks, sugar, teens, tweens
Energy drinks are popular with tweens and teens drawn by the promise of strength, stamina and super-human powers. However there are some serious health concerns associated with these drinks. So what exactly are the dangers and what can you do to help your child? Remember that energy drinks are quite different to sports drinks. Sports

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Food for focus

12th June 2018 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, Ages and Stages, Teens and Tweens, Uncategorized, focus, parenting, teens, tweens
If you have a tween or teen who struggles to focus on learning or those crucial tasks you need them to do around the house then making a few dietary changes might help. Here are my top 5 tips to use food for focus. Help them stay hydrated Ok so it’s not strictly food but

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Four keys to helping tweens and teens who are still super faddy eaters

21st January 2018 / Stephanie Fade

ADHD, Ages and Stages, Fussy eating in kids, OCD, adoption, anxiety, autism, faddy eating, fostering, teens, trauma, tweens
Are you stressed out at mealtimes with a tween or teen who still cannot manage to eat a reasonable variety of everyday foods? Maybe your 8 year old eats just 3 or 4 different foods? Perhaps you despair because your teenager will only eat white foods. Maybe your child eats quite a few foods but they

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Five ways to help your pre-teen make healthier food choices at school

17th August 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, School, life hacks, making healthy food choices, pre-teens, secondary school, teens
They are starting to find their way in life and you have to give them some freedoms but here are five ways to help your pre-teen make healthier food choices at secondary school. Stop going on about healthy foods and unhealthy foods. Your child is entering a time of rebellion and there’s a big danger

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