Little changes parents can make to improve their children’s vegetable consumption

Children are not consuming enough vegetables. In fact, only 6% of children aged 2-17 years of age eat the recommended amount, according to a recent data from the Australian Health Surveys.  As a parent with two young kids, I understand… Continue Reading >

Let Them Eat Hake! Why Bold Flavours and Robust Textures are Key in the First 1000 Days of Feeding Your Baby

As parents, we constantly make decisions to ensure our children’s well-being. One of the most crucial choices we face is how we feed our babies during their first 1,000 days—a period that profoundly impacts their growth and development. From conception… Continue Reading >

How to create a healthy lunch box

As kids head back to school, accredited nutritionist and cookbook author Faye James shares her tips on how to create a healthy lunchbox. Prep, prep, prep One of the key things to ensuring your kids have a healthy lunchbox is… Continue Reading >

Fun Snacks for Christmas Parties

If you celebrate Christmas, then you would know how busy things get towards the end of the year. Here is a list of easy and fun snacks to bring along to your end of year functions.   Melting snowmen  … Continue Reading >

3 Tips for COVID-19 Nutrition

With the growing concerns around the spread of COVID-19, we are more aware than ever of our own health and the health of loved ones. While following our local government guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19 is key, we… Continue Reading >

Creative in the Kitchen: How Guardian Childcare & Education Chefs are making healthy food fun for children

With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, your child’s immune health has never been so important. However, supermarket shortages and social distancing restrictions doesn’t mean you and your family have to sacrifice healthy eating – we asked Guardian Childcare &… Continue Reading >

Jamie’s Top Lunchbox Tips

‘Lunchboxes made by The Good Foundation’s ambassador George Georgievski aka School Lunch Box Dad’ If your lunchbox creativity begins and ends with a sambo and snack, these simple and cost effective tips could help change all that. The best part?… Continue Reading >

School Support Guide

Researched and written by Jacqui Tomlins Original Article can be seen on Rainbow Families    Rainbow Families School Support Guide is the result of collaboration between Rainbow Families and writer, Jacqui Tomlins.  The Guide has been developed in response to… Continue Reading >

8 tips for parents to look after their own nutrition, not just their kids

1. Pack lunch for yourself too. While it is essential to pack adequate lunches and snacks for your kids’ lunchboxes, it is just as important to pack food for yourself too, especially when you know that you will be away… Continue Reading >

How to Make a Rainbow Bottle Shaker

Young kids enjoy making noise. You only have to spend a few hours with a toddler to realise just how much! From banging blocks to pushing buttons, experimenting is an important part of their development. It’s easy to make a… Continue Reading >