November 1, 2011

These tips are gleaned from the experience of first-time parents travelling on long-haul overseas flights to the USA and Europe for 6-8 weeks at a time. We travelled on three occasions, when our son was 6 months, 12 months and 18months of a...

August 1, 2011

Babies are all very different and develop at different stages; this includes their ability to learn how to take solids and to speak.  Some factors that may contribute to oral and speech development can be their environment, birth order, bei...

May 1, 2011

Part 2 of Fussy Feeders

In the previous article I discussed some of the behavioural reasons behind fussy feeding.  This month I would like to take a closer look at those children who are plainly not comfortable while eating or are literally...

April 1, 2011

Having worked amongst many babies and toddlers who either fuss at the breast/bottle or are refusing or fussy with their solids I would like to discus some of the reasons I have found are quite common causes of this fussiness.  Fussy feeders...

February 28, 2011



I have started this page to help families find and experiment with new recipes to help children enjoy their food.  We would like you to get involved and send us your family's favourite recipes.  These recipes can be for breakfast, lunch,...

December 31, 2010

We all need iron for brain function, energy and growth (in children) and to fight infections.  Iron carries oxygen in the blood to cells around the body including the brain.  Our immune system also depends on iron to work properly.



October 29, 2010

Congenital hypothyroidism due to iodine deficiency is the most common preventable cause of mental retardation in the world. Iodine is not produced by our bodies so it must become an essential part of our diet. Iodine deficiency can lead to...

April 1, 2010

Kid's Health information

  • Statistics from National Health & Medical Research Council show that 25% of adults are overweight or obese and 1 in 5 children are also overweight or obese. Both these figures are on the rise.

  • Obesity in chi...

January 22, 2010

To ensure you are getting enough dietary iron eat the wide variety of foods that are naturally high in iron.  Iron from plant food is absorbed better by the body if eaten with foods containing Vit C and therefore may cause less constipation...

January 1, 2010



Slip on a t-shirt, slop on some sunscreen and slap on a hat! We’re all urged to keep those sunlight rays away from our skin, but in our eagerness to prevent every possibility of skin cancer are we exposing our children to the other very h...

Please reload

Recent Posts

August 4, 2018

May 10, 2018

Please reload

RSS Feed
Please reload

Please reload

  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White YouTube Icon

©2018 by Cradle 2 Kindy: Parenting Solutions

Christine Jolly, Owner and Parent Coach

Hobart, Tasmania

Privacy Policy