• What to do when there is only one overweight child in the family

    What to do when there is only one overweight child in the family

    Families come in lots of different shapes and sizes. Usually within a family, adults and children will all come in a similar package, whether that be tall or short, but sometimes one member of the family might struggle with overweight, while the rest of the family are sitting in the healthy weight range. What toRead more
  • Reducing added sugar in your family’s diet

    Reducing added sugar in your family’s diet

    Sugar gets some terrible press these days due to its relationship with dental health and obesity and so it’s something we should all be trying hard to reduce in the diets of our children (and ourselves). While sometimes it can be pretty obvious that a food is high in sugar and should only be consumedRead more
  • Our favourite homemade frozen treats

    Our favourite homemade frozen treats

    Summer time means hot weather and the all important cool treats! While there is nothing wrong with an occasional ice cream, we thought we'd pull together our favourite homemade options to make this treat more 'daily' than 'occasional'! 1. The frozen banana Image: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/choc-dipped-frozen-bananas/563ed095-a538-44d6-ac42-7634e4ddb840 As a child, I remember a family trip to Disneyland andRead more
  • What is a healthy weight?

    What is a healthy weight?

    Children, just like adults come in lots of different shapes and sizes. Unfortunately though, with many children being overweight and obese in Australia, it can be hard to distinguish which children are underweight, those who are a healthy weight, and those who are overweight. What weight should my child be? The answer to this questionRead more
  • Child Nutrition’s Top 5 Tips For Healthy Birthday Parties

    Child Nutrition’s Top 5 Tips For Healthy Birthday Parties

    1. FRESH FRUITAlways make sure that there is plenty of cut up fruit for the kids to eat. Most kids love fruit so having a colourful fruit platter available for them is a great place to start. If your house is anything like mine, we find that birthday parties come in waves or seasons whereRead more
  • Meal Planning 101

    Meal Planning 101

    As a working mum myself, I find the juggle of getting meals on the table can be quite tricky some weeks. As a result of the stress involved in trying to get nutritious meals on the table, I decided to embrace Meal Planning to try to simplify things for myself and give me more timeRead more