“I’m hungry Mum.” After School Snack Ideas

By Sarah Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian www.baysidedietetics.com.au FB Bayside Dietetics   I am stoked by the positive feedback I’ve been receiving about my blog. I’d say the most common reflection I get is parents appreciate the blog as a source… Continue Reading >

Tackle 3 Stresses of Dinnertime!

“It is not just that my kids are fussy when it comes to dinner, I find myself totally overwhelmed. I am stressed out thinking about getting that meal on the table, I am worried about the kids not eating anything…. Continue Reading >

Sleep is not perfect: the danger of trying to follow a strict sleep routine

Everyone will always tell you “all babies are so different!”  So how is it that there are so many sleep routines out there that expect every baby to be able to conform to the same feed and sleep time each… Continue Reading >

Finding Your Mid-Week Dinner Mojo with Fussy Eaters

With a busy pace of life, it’s not hard to feel in a mid-week dinner slump, especially when you have fussy eaters. To make it easier, think about looking at these three mindset-shifts rather than diving into a brand-new recipe… Continue Reading >

4 Myths About Fussy Eating We Are Tired of Hearing

If you have a fussy eater, there is no doubt you’ve heard “They’ll grow out of it”, “Just send them to bed hungry” or “Put them in front of the iPad so they will eat”. The feeding myths run rampant!… Continue Reading >

Goldilocks the “fussy” eater

A little girl named Goldilocks went for a walk. She came across three plates of food. The first looked like this:     It didn’t look easy. It didn’t look nice. It made her feel bored and didn’t entice. You… Continue Reading >

Tackling Tantrums

If you are a parent or caregiver of a child over the age of one, then it is most likely that you have experienced some epic tantrums and when they are in public, it can be the worst.   What… Continue Reading >

Sifting to find the truth about introducing solids

  Part 1 on Introducing Solids. Written by Sarah Smith from Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au Twitter #BaysideDietetic FB Bayside Dietetics Instagram @baysidedietetics   “That’s not how we did it”. Usually a catch-cry we attribute to our folks’ generation. But just the… Continue Reading >

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise

Type 1 diabetes  (T1D) is an autoimmune condition, which the immune system is activated to destroy the cells of the pancreas, which produce insulin. Type 1 diabetes the pancreas stops making insulin because the cells cannot make insulin because they… Continue Reading >