Healthy Eating Guidelines through a Psychology Lens
New Healthy Eating Guidelines for 1-4 year olds have just been launched by the Government. While they provide detailed nutrition information, the psychology piece is somewhat lacking. As a specialist in the psychology of child feeding (researcher and consultant), I share my response to these guidelines.Read more
What is Your Child Communicating?
Food refusal is not “bad behaviour”. Food refusal is communication. Children may not always be able to verbalise why they don’t want to eat something, beyond saying “I don’t like it!” What might they be telling us by refusing foods or running away from the table?