Mental health wellness for dealing with stress and anxiety surrounding COVID-19

parents coping, children becoming worried by COVID-19, strategies for families, helping parents

Mel has taken some time to reflect and write on the simple pleasures we can ensure, to assist in the ‘new normal’ of day-to-day……

How is your child coping through COVID-19 without access to their ‘preferred brand/packaging’ of food?

Fussy eating, out of my brand, specific brands, food packaging, only 1 type of chicken nugget

During these challenging and stressful times, the last thing you want to be thinking about it is ‘what would happen if our specific brand of food is out of stock’, left wondering ‘what is my child going to eat if this happens’. Children can quite often become fixated on specific brands and packaging of food […]

Should I tube feed my child whilst they are awake or asleep?

Tube feeding whilst asleep, tube fed child, feeding whilst sleeping |www.livelyeaters.com.au|

Many families I meet have found that the only way to tube feed their child so they don’t vomit is to feed them whilst they are asleep. Other families are put on a ‘prescription’ of 3 or 4 hourly tube feeds – even when their child is past the early months of life and therefore […]