Making your new potatoes last longer 🥔

Our first new potatoes of the season 😍 B loved helping harvest – she brought the bucket up, carefully took the potatoes from the veg bed & washed them in the bucket ready to be cooked. B is never more content than when she’s helping. We only have a few

Advent Challenger 😍🎄

My advent challenger for my girls pre-school class. 🎄A different Christmassy themed mini challenge for each school day in advent. Very quickly designed and I’m sure you can come up with better challenges but in the time I had between drop off and pick up this morning I’m pleased! Imagine

Playing squash…

Yummy, I’m like daddy. I like squash too with Uncle Tom.’ I wonder what they think daddy does when he goes to play squash with Tom..?! 😂 either way I’m pleased that it’s got them eating squash again! This one was simply roasted whole and has been enjoyed as a

Pack horse!

When you look down to find you’re carrying quite a collection! Two scooters and helmets in the other hand 😂 This is a light day as no toddler carrying (sometimes both of them) or mass of bags 😜 #enjoyinglife #familytime #getactive #mumlife

Celebrate our differences

Some of us are born with a little extra. #worlddownsyndromeday Let’s embrace and celebrate our difference as they make the world a richer more fulfilling place. This evening my girls chose Elmer for their bedtime story which felt so appropriate. Smile, make others smile and don’t be afraid to show

eHealth: what little things can we change to improve services?

Meet Pepper. Here I am with a couple of brilliant Dietitians that I’m fortunate enough to work with. This was at the EPIC eHealth event last week. The idea is that is togetger we can find ways to make lots of little efficiencies in health care here in Cornwall it’ll

Surf and turf 😂

The girls (almost 2yrs) are so into playing with their kitchen and food.  This is what I was served evening! Meanwhile her sister got me a peppermint tea 💖 They often cook at their kitchen whilst I get the food ready. They also help me with little bits (which they

Pretty muddy induction!

Pretty Muddy 5k in the rain this morning. Really proud of our team for raising over £1500 and counting for cancer research. Looking forward to working with such a fun bunch (new job starts this week so this was my induction!) 💦💦 #prettymuddy #dirtydietitians #cancerresearch #balancedlife #doubleyummy #cornwall #stithians #dietitian

What a great colour these fleeces are! 

Meeting the sheep at Stithians Show today.  The girls loved watching the carding and spinning of the fleece too.  We’ve had such a great day as the girls and I braved our first agricultural show without a buggy (one carrier) and just a handbag! It was great to see so

Do you struggle to get your toddler to drink enough?

Have you tried drink with your toddler’s cup /beaker? The guidance to introduce a cup at 6 months and to move away from the bottle at 12 months is pretty well known (it’s important to help with oromotor development). However this often means that parents struggle to get their children

Bamboo foraging 

Bedore bed last night we went foraging for bamboos to steak the tomatoes. Yes this job is well over due and I imagine Monty Don has it on his list of jobs for the weekend quite some time ago! Getting children involved is a great way to teach them about

When can I give peppermint tea?

Admittedly not the most frequently asked question in my clinics! But something other than water / water is boring is.   We are always saying that variety is the spice, but then when it comes to drinks the advice tends to be water or milk (in moderation) with the occasional

Reaching for chicken food

Now I can reach the chicken food it’s more interesting than collecting egg 😂 The sun may be hiding for a few days but put your coats on and go out if you can! I always pay with a bad nights sleep if we don’t get out at some point!

Yes I (am going to) have twins…

Sometimes I walk for me.  What I mean by that is as a mum of twins I encourage my girls to nap together. This means that we can function on a day to day basis. One might be more tired than the other and putting them in their beds (previously

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