Tag: food

Sweet little lies: Mealtime deceit and other lies we tell kids

A little white lie never hurt anyone, so they say. A friend of mine, who has two small children of similar ages (and therefore a similar glazed over expression and mental state) shared with me this list of meals that they make for their family, and, crucially, what they call …

Toddler tea time: A simple five step process

Getting decent food into the big one seems to be a constant struggle. Out and about, I don’t even try to force vegetables into her any more (unless they’re bean shaped and covered in tomato sauce) for fear of the public tantrum. At home though, this sucker for punishment just …

Happy first birthday with BakerDays cake

There are very few things that I would publicly state that I am connoisseur of, but cake is most definitely among them. I very, very rarely say no to cake. If you want to know the way to my heart, it is a good lemon drizzle. Or fruit cake. Or …

Whining and dining: Eating out with the kids

In the days before children, going to a restaurant was a leisure activity; something relaxing and enjoyable. It was an excuse to get dressed up and probably have a bottle (or two) of wine whilst putting the world to rights and, crucially, meant no cooking or washing up. Eating out …

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