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Baby Led Weaning Pancakes

21st July 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, baby, toddler
Pancakes have long been a favourite in our house and now my children are older they make their own! Whether you prefer them sweet or savoury, you can’t go wrong by suggesting them as a weekend breakfast or as a mid afternoon snack. You might be wondering when it’s OK for your baby to eat them especially

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8 tips to encourage your toddler to self feed

5th July 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Letting your toddler feed themselves without any assistance (self feeding) can be a messy business when starting out! It can be frustrating spending time clearing up their constant mess. However it’s important to encourage your toddler to self feed in order to help develop their fine motor skills, develop their independence and allow them to learn

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Healthy finger food for toddlers and 50 easy meal options

21st June 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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When my first baby entered the toddler years, he insisted on feeding himself. Suddenly I was thrown into a world where the Annabel Karmel recipes I’d lovingly prepared were outright rejected, along with all forms of cutlery, bibs and feeding utensils. All he wanted to do was feed himself whole pieces of food.But he still wasn’t quite

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7 of the best toddler utensils for self feeding

7th June 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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One of the aims when weaning your baby is to teach them how to self-feed. But often, they prefer to eat with their hands rather than use cutlery… it’s easier after-all!They do however have to learn how to use a spoon, fork and knife and in this blog I’m going to guide you through how

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What is a picky eating disorder and do you need to worry?

12th April 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, toddler
Have you ever worried whether your child’s picky eating behaviour is something more serious?Why do they refuse to eat certain foods without even so much as trying them and why nothing you do seems to help?Some children become ‘problem feeders’ and what started as picky eating can develop into a picky eating disorder like Avoidant/Restrictive

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When can babies have chocolate? A guide for worried parents

14th February 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below. “Is it ok to give my baby chocolate?”This is a common question that mums have as there is a lot of conflicting information online about chocolate. Although chocolate is delicious, it is not recommended for babies

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What's the best natural substitute for sugar that’s safe for children?

18th January 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, baby, toddler
If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.Not a day goes by without me seeing something on social media or in the news about how evil sugar is, but actually sugar is just a simple carbohydrate and it isn’t bad for children if it’s

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15 nutritious vegan meals for kids and how to make them balanced

4th January 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, toddler
Happy Veganuary! Everyone is talking about going vegan once again and for good reason. It’s a healthy way to live, not just for us but also for the planet. However, when it comes to bringing up your child on a vegan diet, careful planning is key. Therefore, I asked my good friend Gaby, The Healthful

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INTRIGUED ABOUT THE HAPPY HEALTHY EATERS CLUB…?

2nd January 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, toddler
A few people have emailed me recently asking what was inside the Happy Healthy Eaters Club.So here’s a mini blog telling you exactly what you get.A brand new masterclass every single month Each month there is a new masterclass that takes a deep dive into a topic to teach you a technique so you can

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7 awesome strategies to make planning Family Meals effortless

16th November 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Mums and Dads who plan ahead for their family meals, tend to have children who make healthier food choices as they grow up. This is because having a plan is one of the foundations for positive food parenting. It allows you to use your knowledge of food and nutrition so that your child has a

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