Ah, Christmas. "The most wonderful time of the year", I was assured today while listening to Andy Williams sing his famous festive song, as my daughters danced around me. This led me to thinking.. Is Christmas really the most wonderful time of the year, with the full force of diet culture at large? Diet culture… Continue reading Eat, drink and be mindful this Christmas
Starting solids is a big step in your baby's life. If there is a history of food allergy in the family that can add a complexity and an understandable element of fear. Below you find some steps to help navigate this next phase. What about allergies? Children can develop an allergy to any food, at… Continue reading Starting solids for food allergy prevention
Making the shift from breast milk or formula to food is such an exciting time in your baby's first year. It can however be a time of confusion. "How will you know when to start feeding your baby?" "What if other babies the same age are eating and yours isn't?" "How will you know if… Continue reading Starting solids, how and when to start feeding your baby.
What is baby-led weaning? Baby-led weaning involves skipping spoon feeding and beginning with finger foods when the baby is ready. The underpinning idea is that the baby will know how much food they wish to eat, using their own hunger cues. Baby-led weaning is basically a new term for how I was fed as a child… Continue reading Baby-led Weaning
Stress over extended periods causes the adrenal glands to produce cortisol, which promotes the release of glucose and fat into blood, to be carried to the muscles where it will be used to generate energy to run from danger. In today's society, our mostly sedentary lifestyle means there is no danger, and we are less… Continue reading Top 5 Tips To Manage Adrenal Fatigue
Happy new year! I realise I am a little late in getting to my first post of the year. This has been partially deliberate, and the other half just plain busy with my family and work. I wanted to personally welcome and new followers that have recently signed up to my blog. I am so… Continue reading This Summer, forget about body transformations. Here’s why.