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Expert Advice: Lunchboxes & Food Positivity for Life

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Expert Advice: Lunchboxes & Food Positivity for Life

Expert Advice: Lunchboxes & Food Positivity for Life

So this episode started out as a simple guide to packing a healthy lunchbox for your child.  The conversation quickly turned to the barriers that parents face while establishing their child’s diet from the very early days.  The impact a positive relationship with food can have on your child throughout their entire life should never be understated.  Of course we include plenty of great tips on how to overcome fussy eating and refusal of food and also how to minimise food waste. I don’t think there is any chore that parents hate more than making packed lunches!  In this episode ‘Expert Advice: Lunchboxes & Food Positivity for Life’ we aim to remove some of the stress!

Listen to this episode if any of the below apply!

  • Do you ever wonder what to do if your child leaves their lunchbox untouched at school?
  • Does your child only eat beige food?
  • Is your child unwilling to try new things?
  • Are you stressed or concerned about packing a healthy lunchbox for your child?
  • Do you find the expense of making school lunches too high?
  • Does every uneaten lunchbox result in an arguement?
  • Are you a regular buyer of prepacked ‘kids snacks’?
  • Do you cut your child sandwiches into shapes?
  • Does your child eat different meals to you or the rest of the family?
Cathy is a paediatric dietician and a complete fountain of knowledge and common sense. is her amazing website and is a tremendous resource for parents who feel overwhelmed by the responsibilities of providing nutrition. Cathy gives great practical advice on packing a healthy lunchbox for your child. The lunchboxes I recommend in this podcast are available here!

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Author: WonderCare Blog

My name is Sheena Mitchell, I'm a pharmacist with my own business Milltown totalhealth Pharmacy in Dublin 6. From working in the pharmacy I've realised that there are a lot of first time and experienced parents who might benefit from hints and tips from a pharmacist who can balance healthcare advice with real hands on experience from my important work as a mother of three! I hope to bring you regular advice and information and answer questions that you have! Being a mother and pharmacist are my two favorite things and I'm delighted to have this way of bringing my two worlds together! All questions and queries are gratefully received but otherwise sit back, relax, and let the solutions come to you! Check out A WonderCare Podcast!