Healthy eating

Why I’m Guilty as Charged

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, Healthy eating, Family, Children's health, Children, Career
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Thanks go to Suzy Glaskie of Peppermint Wellness for this insightful article I was rudely awoken this morning by much screeching from downstairs in the kitchen. It quickly became apparent that I had done something terrible last night to my 11-year-old daughter who, having just started secondary school, has recently taken possessio...

The Mess, Fun and Drama of Food!

by ParentalChoice
in Healthy eating, Family, Children's health
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Each mother’s experience of feeding her children is different but it is always good to have some advice from someone who has been through a similar experience. Thank you to Lizzie for this article. “Devoted wife and momma of two beautiful girls, with a mostly wonderful husband and two bats**t crazy dogs.”, Lizzie r...

The Psychology of Food for Children

by ParentalChoice
in Healthy eating, Children's health, Children
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This article was written by Dr Natalie Cheatle and Dr Annika Clark at www.theparentspace.co.uk. They are experienced Clinical Psychologists offering practical and effective parenting skills. How and what we feed our children can be one of the most fraught areas of parenting, sometimes leading to feelings of intense worry, guilt or...

The Children’s Food Trust

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Healthy eating, Children
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Nutritionist Tricia Mucavele leads the Children’s Food Trust’s Eat Better, Start Better programme Are you an always, a sometimes or a never? I’m talking, of course, about sitting at the table to eat as a family. Recent research from the Journal of Epidemiology and Child Health looked at the eating habits of almost 2,400 childr...