Category Archives: Healthy Kids

How being grateful makes you happy


I’m reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin and I’m grateful to her for reminding me to be grateful. When the going gets tough, my default setting is ‘whinging pom’. I don’t know about the rest of the UK expat … Continue reading

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Living a Good Life


This year, I turned 40 and thought long and hard when my partner asked me “What do you want for your birthday?” I wanted so many things, but none of them could be wrapped up in nice paper.  I wanted … Continue reading

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Eddie doesn’t go veggo


In the interests of balance, here’s Eddie declaring his ongoing commitment to meat. Sausages win every time with this boy. However, unlike his sister, he hasn’t been exposed to amazing kids cooking classes yet, so we’ll see if his tastes … Continue reading

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My 6 year old goes vegetarian


I do my best to instill positive values in my children.  Sometimes I think it’s working, sometimes I think I’d have more luck explaining to the cats why they shouldn’t chase lizards. Anyway, my 6 year old caught me by … Continue reading

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No more nuggets! A green-gourmet birthday party


How is putting junk in your kid’s bodies supposed to be a treat? Frozen chicken nuggets should be a dire punishment (“do that one more time and I’ll make you eat reconstituted chicken guts!”) Continue reading

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