Munch & Mess

Food glorious food. Choosing, weighing, making and munching more than we should at times.

Toddlers don’t put things in their mouths- or do they?

Toddlers don’t put things in their mouths- or do they?

27 Mar 2020

Listening  a lifesaver ‘I ate Duncan’s bauble Mummy’ What dear?  ‘I ate Duncan’s bauble, was very tasty’ What do you mean Elliot? Are you talking...

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The beast who eats the feast

The beast who eats the feast

10 Mar 2020

Blahhhh to three meals a day. My wee chappies feed like little birds one day and absolute beasts the next. We are working towards three...

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Tempting Toddlers with Sugar

Tempting Toddlers with Sugar

24 Jan 2020

Keeping a child quiet with sugary foods is a short term solution creating a long term problem

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The ‘beast’ who eats the feast

The ‘beast’ who eats the feast

22 Jan 2020

The beast that eats the feast.  Stopping a baby, toddler or small child eating can be a dangerous business. Little ones should not be put...

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Sugary or savoury seductions

Sugary or savoury seductions

20 Jan 2020

Faced with a child who says NO to everything on offer reverting to sweet tasting food is very tempting. But why does it work?  Our...

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Garden Watch 2020 – time to volunteer

Garden Watch 2020 – time to volunteer

16 Jan 2020

Time to volunteer if you fancy making the school garden bloom this year.

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Facing the fear of projectile vomits

Facing the fear of projectile vomits

25 Nov 2019

Journeys in cars From my own childhood I loved and hated car journeys. Reading was impossible due to sickness. Chatter was limited due to “stop...

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Design a Dinner

Design a Dinner

21 Oct 2019

Designer dinner or was that Design a dinner?  Making food look interesting is usually a winner. Kids have to learn to love food. While they...

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Blahhhhhh to three meals a day

Blahhhhhh to three meals a day

14 Oct 2019

  Blahhhh to three meals a day. My wee chappies feed like little birds one day and absolute beasts the next. We are working towards...

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Breastfeeding mafia

Breastfeeding mafia

19 Aug 2019

Women who turn the ‘breast is best’ message into a moral crusade and a tool with which to beat up the nearest struggler are wrong.

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Feed the Parents

Feed the Parents

12 Aug 2019

As a new Nan I am supporting cast, not centre stage. How do I help these new parents when they are the ones who need...

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