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When Good-Eater Babies Become Picky-Eater Toddlers.

I felt like a good mum. I felt like I had this eating thing sorted. I didn’t understand why so many parents complained about their child’s eating. In fact, I believed that they had brought the problems upon themselves, by not offering their child a good range of different tastes and textures and instead pandering to their children. Oh, how wrong I was. Continue reading

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Picky or Fussy Eater? Parents it’s NOT Your Fault!

The most powerful thing I learned about childhood eating as a parent, was that picky eating is normal. By normal, I mean there are genuine physiological reasons why it exists and these reasons are often important in keeping the child safe. The relief I felt when I understood that the very behaviour I thought was hurting my son was actually keeping him safe was immense. Continue reading

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Publication Day for my Toddler Parenting Book! Bye bye naughty step, time out and controlled crying!

I am so excited to announce that my toddler book, ToddlerCalm, is published today!! If you’re looking for more gentle ways to cope with your child’s behaviour, whether that involves tantrums, picky eating, throwing, hitting, biting, sibling rivalry or not … Continue reading

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