The second year of your child’s life commonly experiences developmental milestones including taking first steps, using simple sentences and being introduced to a balanced diet of the five main food groups. From 12 months on, your toddler will make huge strides physically, intellectually and emotionally. We’re here to provide information for creating a happy, healthy and supportive environment for your child.


Are Grandparents Feeding Children Too Many Treats?

With more and more Aussie parents juggling full time work, for many of us we rely on [...]

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New Research Reveals Toddler’s Nutrition Is Declining

Our toddler’s nutrition needs some work - new research published by researchers from Deakin [...]

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Food Swaps: Alternatives to Kids Unhealthy Favourites

While children may prefer some common unhealthy foods, there are many simple, healthy swaps [...]

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Understanding the Complexities of Food Allergies and Sensitivities in Children

Food allergies are an Immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated immune reaction while sensitivities tend [...]

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Susie Burrell’s Tips for Fussy Eaters

Hands up if you have a fussy eater? Chances are if you have a toddler aged one to three [...]

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Susie Burrell’s Tips on Hosting a Healthy Kids Party

When children are young it is often parents who get just as much (if not more!) enjoyment from [...]

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Ask Susie: Does My Child Have an Issue with Gluten?

The gluten free section of the supermarket continues to expand and so too does the conversation [...]

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Ask Susie: How Can I Ensure My Child is Getting Enough Fibre?

Dietary fibre is one of the most important nutrients in our diet, especially for small [...]

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Susie Burrell’s Top 5 Daily Parenting Necessities

All busy mums have a few certain products they cannot do without. Realising you have a short [...]

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