The Intuitive Eating Quiz

I’ve had lots of messages from people confused about what intuitive eating is. To help you understand we have adapted the quiz below from Tracy Tylka’s research on Tribole & Resch’s model of Intuitive Eating. Loading…

Fruit Pouches – Top Tips!

My aim is to help you make family mealtimes enjoyable, easy and nutritious. I am not against any food but there are certain things we need to be aware of to keep feeding a family easy in the long term!Something to think about:Breastmilk and Formula are sweet. We were...

Raising Intuitive Eaters.

What is Intuitive Eating?Two Registered Dietitians developed the principles of intuitive eating, Evelyn Tribole, and Elyse Resch published in 1995. The principles were based on evidence from hundreds of studies and clinical dietetic experience. With the publishing of...

Nutrition and You, Children.

National Dairy Council. Thanks to the National Dairy Council for inviting me to contribute to this booklet on Nutrition for Children. You will find me on page 12 where I share my top tips for helping your fussy eater.Let me know what you think, are there any that you...

Which Bibs are best for Weaning?

By Cathy Monaghan RD MINDI Paediatric Dietitian. Like so much of being a parent, even choosing a bib has become quite complicated! Having a baby brings a lot of clutter into our homes, but weaning is really the start of mess.    Can the perfect bib really...

Should I let my baby make a mess?

By Cathy Monaghan RD MINDI Paediatric Dietitian. Just incase you feel weaning should be all plain sailing and a beautiful joyous experience – I thought I’d be honest!Weaning can be tough! At around the 6 month baby mark, I think our exhaustion levels peak &...

Helping your Fussy Older Child

By Cathy Monaghan RD MINDI Paediatric Dietitian. September is here and so too are a barrage of articles on school lunches and lunch boxes. If your child has a limited variety of foods I know this can feel stressful.   Don’t feel pressured to provide a lunch...

Why Work with a Children’s Nutritionist?

By Cathy Monaghan B.Sc, M.Sc, H.Dip, MINDI, RD.What is a child nutritionist called?A child nutritionist is called a paediatric dietitian. You may also here the terms baby dietitian or children’s dietitian.Are Paediatric Dietitians regulated?Yes, by law only those...