5 products that make toddler lunchtimes a little easier – and mess free!

Toddlers. Lunchtime. Two words that are sure to make even a grown women cry. Besides the tantrums, refusal to eat and OCD requests (no, mummy I WANT the pink spoon…) – it’s the mess. Now I know there are tons of products that promise to make mealtimes a little easier – but here are some of my picks: THE ‘SMALL’ COVER-UP A practical, soft and water-repellent bib for babies from 6mths – 3years. Easy to clean – and super fast…

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Why little people need BIG Milk and how to get them to drink up!

How much milk does your little one drink? If they’re anything like Miss Marnie then not much. I have struggled to get her to drink milk – and formula – for that matter since I stopped breast feeding when she was a year old. It’s a constant battle – and any visions I had of her having cool glasses of milk with stripy straws and homemade cookies before bed have gone right out of the window. It’s been something that…

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How do you like your (Easter) eggs in the morning?

And, I’m not talking about chocolate. I’m talking boiled eggs and soldiers. There’s something about this classic breakfast that always make me feel comforted. Maybe it’s because my mum always makes them for me when I go home – and when I first had Miss Marnie she used to bring them up to bed for me too!  Nothing beats a good boiled egg and soldiers – and I have perfected them myself thanks to these foolproof tips from Jamie Oliver – and…

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Quick & Easy: Halloween inspired party food perfect for toddlers

I love themed food. Food that has been thought about to tie in with the party. And, Halloween is a great excuse to go a little crazy. Yes, that’s my attempt at a Grave Yard chocolate cake above… Any creative ways to make food a little more fun and interesting for kids is such a great idea – and using it in the hope they may actually eat something is an added bonus. Pinterest – of course, is a great resource…

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8 cool toddler dinner plates from £1.99 – & some great kids cookbooks too

Make meals more fun for toddlers and kids with these funky dinner plates, trays and beakers. It may not make them eat all their greens but it sure adds some much needed style to suppertime….   1) Landscape dinner plate £19.99 Firebox 2) Skip Hop Zoo plate set (for 2) £14 Mothercare 3) Fred & Friends Food Face Dinner Plate £9.99 Find Me A Gift 4) Disney It’s A Small World India meal set (includes cup bowl and plate ) £20…

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