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Nairn’s oatcakes; our new favourite food

If you had told me a few weeks ago that oatcakes would become a staple of my family’s diet I would have laughed at you. It was one of those foods that I occasionally came across and ate, but never bought. To be blunt, I thought the kids would find them dry and unappealing. Out

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Trying harder with my parenting

As the end of the school year has neared, I’ve been getting reflective about my parenting skills. Like most mums and dads, I’ve maybe got a bit lazy about one or two things as I gear up for the summer holidays. I’ve come up with a list of things that I think I need to

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How do you get a fussy eater to like cheese?

Former French president and World War II leader Charles de Gaulle was once quoted as saying; “How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese?” I’m not interested in governing a nation, but I am interested in cheese or, more precisely, how to get my six year old daughter eating it.

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Review; Vita Coco kids’ drink

I always try to provide my children with healthy drinks; water, fruit juices and the like. Offering the kids a healthy option and them actually drinking it, however, are two different things. I have, however, just been introduced to Vita Coco. It’s a very simple drink; essentially it’s just flavoured coconut water and boasts no

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