Five tips for feeding other people's under-threes without the parent politics.
It is a universal truth that toddlers love a snack. In fact, I’m certain that my youngest son Leo’s first word was ‘biscuit.’
With my eldest son Toby, now eight years old, I was all about cut fruit and veggies and the ‘no sugar until you are 12’ ethos when he was a toddler. These days, I’ve had to relax into my parenting methods. While I still want to keep both my boys as healthy and well-fed as possible, I am also a busy and tired working mum looking for convenience.
On the one hand, snacks are all about the kids; but in a play date or picnic situation it is also about keeping other parents happy too. No-one wants to be the mum or dad who forgets the snacks, has to borrow other people’s snacks, or buys the crappy sugar-filled snacks that make the other parents recoil in horror.
With two constantly hungry boys and plenty of play date wins under my belt, these are my five simple tips for feeding your own and other people’s kids, that will have you known as ‘mum/dad with the cool snacks’ in no time.
Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/healthy-snacks-for-toddlers/