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Great Kids’ Day Out – Pick Your Own

With the summer holidays in full flow, if you’re looking for a great kids’ day out, I can highly recommend Pick Your Own. We visited Peterley Manor Farm in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire and it was absolutely fantastic.

If you’ve never been to Pick Your Own...

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My top 10 protein snacks for kids

'Mum, can I have a snack?' If you too are regularly plagued by this question, then read on for my top protein snacks for kids.

If I had a penny for the number of times I am asked this in one day, well, I would have lots of pennies. I have a very busy, bright and active six-year old boy...

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Grain-free, Gluten-free Chocolate, Almond & Coconut Paleo Bars

Paleo Bars

These sound rather delicious don’t they? Well, they are! There are lots of different ‘paleo bars’ out there at the moment, which are so easy to make at home and are a great snack, pre or post exercise boost, or even an on-the-go breakfast. But don’t be fooled by...

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How to make healthy packed lunches

In a matter of days the kids will be back at school and for some of us that means getting back into a routine of thinking up and preparing healthy packed lunches for them. Sadly, for many children, ‘healthy’ does not come into the equation because recent figures suggest that only...

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Why I don’t agree with ‘The Eatwell Plate’

When my 6-year old son came home from school a couple of weeks ago with a little certificate saying he had successfully completed the ‘Eatwell Plate’ challenge by choosing a selection of healthy foods to for his plate, my heart did a little jump. So proud was I that he was...

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The Kids Are Alright. Now How About You?

And breathe out! If, like me, you’re sitting in a eerily quiet house wondering what on earth to do with yourself (well, apart from the million things that need to be done) now that you’re not having to fill those days with activities, trips, snacks, picnics and the constant demand for...

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5 tips for getting your kids to eat more vegetables

Almost every mum I meet has some dilemma or other about getting her children to eat certain foods. I often come across parents who started weaning their babies on the very best home-made purées, introducing a variety of different tastes and textures from very early on as advised by...

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