Picnic Project - Parents In Child Nutrition Informing Community
Around 6-12 Months
Importance of the PICNIC Project
What do PICNIC parents do?
PICNIC parent Expression of Interest
What to feed your older toddler
From 24-36 months, your toddler should be having a variety of foods from each food group find out more...
Restricting the type of food your child eats
There are two types of restriction and one of them is actually OK find out more...
Just how important are family meals?
Very important find out more...
I've got a fussy eater and it's really hard!
Fussy, picky or erratic eating is normal, this doesn’t mean you have to work around them find out more...
"How much do they need now?"
What to feed your older toddler 24 – 36 months
"Great... another birthday party."
"Let me guess... parent provide, child decide?"
The feeding roles of parent and older toddler
Pressuring children to eat? It just doesn't work.
Pressuring children to eat
"I have to make sure they don't eat so much."
Food restriction and older toddlers
"Just how important are meals?"
“I’ve got a fussy eater and it’s really hard.”
Learning to eat new foods and fussy eaters
"Is this how we create emotional eaters?"
Rewarding with food
Don’t expect them to eat a food if you don’t.