vitamins and minerals

The Importance of Vitamins and Minerals for Children #ad

We’re just over halfway through winter and it’s feeling pretty chilly here in Blighty. As we head into the coldest part of the year, I’ve been thinking about ways to sneak vitamins and minerals into my children to ensure they have a head start to stay healthy. To help fend off the dreaded bugs and to support their immune systems, they’ll be taking their Haliborange supplements every day, as well as eating a varied and nutritious diet. Here are a few extra creative ways I’ll be boosting their immune systems even further. Why is calcium important and how can we …

fussy eating

How I Got Comfortable with My Son’s Fussy Eating #ad

Although my two girls eat really well, my son is the complete opposite – at 3½, Freddy epitomises the term fussy eating. He mainly lives on home made smoothies, and turns his nose up at almost everything else. We think that Freddy has sensory issues, because he says things like: “I don’t like hot food.” “I don’t like cold food.” “I don’t like lumps or bits in my food.” The never ending angst we go through on behalf of our children I’ve gone through every emotion you imagine about this over the last few years, because Freddy’s fussy eating used …