Easy ways to help your child meet their nutritional requirements right away!

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This article on kids nutrition is a collaboration between Reliv ANZ and Little Peeps Eats.

Problem eating can result in a number of different childhood problems including obesity, poor bone strength, lack of energy, digestive issues and more. I’ve collected my favourite kids’ nutrition tips to help you make sure your child is eating well.Continue Reading →

Playful ways to help Picky Eaters – No more mealtime battles!

Playful ways to help picky eaters

This article ‘Playful tips to help Picky Eaters’ is a collaboration between Little Peeps Eats and Kind to Kidz.

Wouldn’t it be great if dinner could be a relaxed and fun time for your family instead of a nightly battle?  It can be! Check out our list below of handy ways to tempt picky-eaters and maintain peace and sanity all at the same time.Continue Reading →

Foolproof baby led weaning recipes + essential tips for getting started!

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This article ‘Foolproof baby led weaning recipes + essential tips for getting started!’ is a collaboration between ezpz Australia and Little Peeps Eats.

When it comes to learning how to feed you baby, there is a minefield of information out there.  I remember feeling  completely overwhelmed by it all with my first.  To make this process easier for you – I’ve included my hot tips to make the process easier for you, my favourite baby led weaning recipes, and other useful information.

Let’s start from when it all begins.  When your baby is six months of age, they are likely now ready to start solid foods and move on from a diet that is made up entirely of breastmilk or formula. Solid foods are introduced gradually so that your baby gets used both to eating and to processing each type of food. There are two main methods of teaching your baby to eat; baby led weaning and parent led weaning.Continue Reading →

Essential guide to preparing meals for picky eaters

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This article ‘Essential Guide to preparing meals for picky eaters’ is a collaboration between Emondo Kids and Little Peeps Eats.

Serving meals to picky eaters can be a huge source of frustration for many families.  There is something truly deflating about serving up a delicious home cooked meal to your family, only to have it completely rejected.  I’ve been there.  I think most mums have, right?

Both of my boys have been through stages of picky eating, and during these times there has been much trial and error, seeking advice from experts, and learning on the go.

Our mealtimes are much calmer now, and actually enjoyable for our family.  I’d love to share with you all of the things that I’ve implemented that have been a game changer to our mealtimes.Continue Reading →

Ultimate list of super easy toddler snack ideas

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It can be easy to draw a blank when it comes to toddler snack ideas.  Sometimes I look at fancy creations online and wonder how some of these amazing mammas have the time or energy to create such fun masterpieces!  Hats of to those that do – but in my house… it’s got to be simple.

Two kids down now and I have compiled both of my boys favourite snacks that are simple to make, and have some nutritional value.Continue Reading →

10 simple tricks to create fun food for kids lunchboxes

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This article “Simple tricks to create fun food for kids lunchboxes” is a collaboration between Little Peeps Eats and Adventure Snacks.

My eldest son is now heading into  term three of Kindergarten (where did the first half of this year go?). I’m now starting to think about all of the fun things I’ve got planned to add a bit of fun to his school lunch.  When looking at some of the amazing kids lunchboxes on places like Instagram – it can be easy to think that it’s a hard task to create fun foods for kids.  But in all truth – there are a few tips and tricks that make the process quite fast and simple!Continue Reading →

OmieBox – is it really the best bento box for kids?

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This article ‘OmieBox – is it really the best bento box for kids?’ is a collaboration between Bambino Love and
Little Peeps Eats.  Featured image supplied by OmieLife.

There are an incredible number of bento boxes on the market these days.  Whilst there are certainly advantages of being spoilt for choice, it can also mean it is a tough choice to wok out which will be the best bento box for your children.

Over the years, I have acquired a number of bento lunch boxes for my kids.  They range greatly in size, functionality, and price.  I’d heard a lot about the OmieBox.  It’s been called ‘The holy grail of bento boxes’, and it won the 2017 Family Choice Award, so I was very curious to find out whether it lived up to the hype or not.Continue Reading →

9 ways to bring your healthy lunchbox to the next level

OmieBox Healthy Lunchbox

This blog ‘9 ways to bring your healthy lunchbox to the next level’ is a collaboration between Bambino Love and Little Peeps Eats.

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with packing lunchboxes, and choosing pre-packaged items that are convenient to pack. Unfortunately many pre-packaged items are high in salt, sugar, and other nasties, making them not always a fabulous option.  Whilst there is nothing wrong with taking a shortcut once in a while, the good news is there are some simple healthy lunchbox swaps you can make to help your little peep reach their daily nutritional requirements.

I’d like to share with you some simple ideas and switches you can make to help your little peep meet their daily nutritional requirements.

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How to deal with the onslaught of chocolate this Easter

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Disclosure: This post on ‘How to deal with the onslaught of chocolate this Easter’ may contain affiliate links. I receive a small commission at no cost to you when you make a purchase using my link.

Whether you buy vegan organic chocolate or your local supermarket variety, it can be tricky to manage the onslaught of chocolate this Easter.

There are many styles in handling this scenario with kids and some better than others, which ones, might surprise you.

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How to pack the ultimate beach picnic for your family

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Today we welcome mum and business owner, Melanie Aslanidis from Beachside Collective – an online space for lovers of coastal design and island style.  She’s giving us her tips on how to pack the ultimate beach picnic for your family!  Over to you Mel…

It’s that time of year when it’s the perfect weather to get out and about in the Australian Summer and enjoy a beach picnic with little ones.  There is nothing like a cool dip in the ocean and the feeling of sand between your toes to bring you back to nature and let relaxation wash over you.

However, getting to the beach is often not stress free with kids.  When you need to cart along towels, buckets, spades, beach tents and a toddler under one arm, it can be super tempting to buy fish and chips or unhealthy snacks from the shops just to eliminate one more layer of packing.  But, before you crack out the salt laced snacks, check out these tips for what to pack and how to pack it! Hopefully this will make your beach day a little easier!Continue Reading →