Never cut off crusts!

I am not sure if this is just a British thing or if this is available everywhere now, but I could never understand the point of no crusts bread. I also did not understand why you would want to cut the crusts off, especially off a toast bread, they are soft anyway. I understand it now and this example shows very well how parents are harming their kids and introduce unnecessary strange eating habits, all out of good intentions.

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The child who eats everything at 2.5

So what happens to a baby who ate everything during her weaning stage? Well, good question. Is she a fussy eater? No. But would everyone looking at her agree? Probably not. That’s a pickle of sorts. ‘How can this be?’ I hear you ask. Well… she eats everything, when she feels like it. Isn’t everyone like this though? 

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Creamy salmon and fresh peas pasta

There is something super inspiring about going shopping, finding something different, coming home and cooking it. To be honest, I never bother cooking with fresh peas. Frozen are just so convenient (and cheaper) that it seems like you really need to go out of your way just to make one meal with fresh ones. It is not that hard though, although this recipe could be done in half the time if I used peas straight from the packet. They are lovely and sweet and will give a baby or an older child something to do and help develop their fine motor skills, so don't be afraid to use child labour in this instance, but at the same time don't be surprised if there are more peas on the floor than in the bowl.

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A wake up call

You know that niggling feeling, the one when you know you should be doing something, but somehow you can’t be bothered or the thought of it is so overwhelming that you just don’t know where to start, so you don’t, but feel shit just the same? 

Feeding your children healthier food must be one of them. Surely, parents who give their kids rubbish just to save them from starvation must know that they are doing something wrong, right? But then sometimes I’m not so sure.

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