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I was sat in the doctors waiting room this morning, watching the news ticker on the bottom of the TV and something caught my eye. ‘Fussy eating toddler … ‘not the fault of parents’ I must admit I was a little shocked by that statement – I’ve never blamed myself for having fussy eaters. In fact I did all I could in the beginning of their weaning days to encourage anything but fussy eating once they reached toddlerhood. I just thought fussy eating was a natural path in life most kids took. Eat everything handed to them as babies, hit a fussy stage as a toddler, start eating all the things again as they get older … never did I think for one minute it was my fault. Both of mine had different weaning experiences. L is 13 so back when she was a baby the guidelines were a lot…

Fussy Eating Toddler! Do you have one of these? C is 2yrs 3 months. We did BLW (Baby Led Weaning) when he was 6 months and he had a great old start to eating & food. There wasn’t anything he would eat or try. In the past 2/3 months it’s become a bit of a struggle if i’m honest. I can’t remember the last time he sat and ate an evening meal with us as a family. If he has eaten dinner it’s literally been a few tiny mouthfuls and thats it. I hate the thought of him going to bed hungry. Breakfast he seems to be ok – he’ll eat a good breakfast but I do think that’s down to him having no dinner the previous night – he must be starving. He’ll eat either eat some cereal, toast or fruit or even some mornings he’ll have a bit of…