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  Toddler Nutrition: Common questions and hurdles around feeding your growing kids Feeding your toddler can be both a fun and a stressful event as they gain more independence, are able to eat meals resembling more what you put your own plate, but as they also start to challenge you as a parent. We tackle…

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  Common tips and myths about first foods  I have teamed up with Emily Parks from Nutrition Notebook, a fellow mama and Associate Registered Nutritionist to answer some of the common questions we get about starting solids and toddler nutrition. We have created two articles covering as much as we could, starting here with infant…

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The benefit of having a hubby who is away more than he’s home lately, is that every now and again, I can jump on a plane and head to where he is. I booked a flight to San Fran and then onto Vancouver 3 days before I met him in this awesome city, and the last minute…

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Okay amazing mamas and papas! Let’s get a nutrition session for toddlers underway! My disclaimer first and foremost. I am a foster mama, an aunty and god-parent, and I have had plenty of fussy kids stay with me. I’m speaking from both the view point of a professional who has been trained and educated in…

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Progesterone!   I’ve had heaps of questions around a post on insta regarding progesterone testing and fertility as I was checking my own blood levels of progesterone post-ovulation. I thought now is just as good a time as any to give you an overview on what you need to know about progesterone, why it’s important and…

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The more I work with pregnant mama’s, the more I understand that no pregnancy is the same. It’s an amazing and complicated set of biochemical miracles that allow a lazy sperm (yes I said it) and a fantastic egg to bind and grow into a fully functioning human being. I love that often I’m the first…

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Credit has to be given where it’s due and for the first time since they made free fruit bins available to kids, Countdown Supermarkets have another major positive I’m willing to support – their Macro range! It is made up of healthy whole foods in the green pack and organic options in the purple, and…

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So I make banana bread almost every couple of weeks. Usually it’s so we don’t waste the ripening banana bunch I always seem to have left over from our organic veg box, and also because my man absolutely loves it toasted up with butter for morning tea while working on the house. If you leave the…

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Spiced carrot and pumpkin soup Soup really does happen to be one of my favourite ways to include extra vegetables, add bone broth, and warm up on cold evenings. It’s forever been a soul food for me, and on nights where I want to just curl up and take a break, soup is the only…

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To say it’s a confusing world for newbie or even not-so-newbie mums is an understatement. With Dr. Googling making everyone feel like they’re giving their child cancer, and with every well-intentioned mummy blog chiming in with their 2c, it can be overwhelming even to those who are fairly well-educated in maternal nutrition. So if you’re…