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Early Start Covid-19 Statement June 2020

Dear All, We have been working hard across our services to review the measures we have in place and can realistically put in place to make sure we can meet the new government guidance to the sector. Please do have a read of the guidance document, as our customers we are really happy to discuss…

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Salmon Fish Cakes

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina creates these easy Salmon Fish Cakes. This is the perfect recipe to include some oily fish in your diet. The recipe can be adapted to use fresh or tinned salmon and can be served with your favourite vegetables. The texture can also be adapted so you can service as…

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Seasonal Vegetables and Fruit

Veg Power has launched an appeal to get us all eating more seasonal vegetables and support food producers during this strange time. As many food serving venues are closed, large quantities of local seasonal vegetables and fruit are at risk of going to waste! Let’s take a look at more of the benefits of eating…

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Child Safety Week – 1st -7th June 2020

This week is Child Safety Week, founded by The Child Prevention Trust (CAPT) a charity working to reduce the number of children being killed or seriously injured in accidents. In Triple P, the first key aspect to positive parenting  is ensuring a safe and interesting environment; by safety proofing your home to enable your child…

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Parenting Teen’s During Covid-19

Are you concerned about your Teenagers wellbeing and safety? As parents we may be feeling anxious, angry, sad or other emotions. These feelings are reasonable and normal. This guide helps parents support their teenager and look after themselves at this difficult time by: Taking care of yourself the best you can Making sure your Teenagers…

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Kindness

Tell us something nice you have done for yourself recently! A question parents – who have attended our parenting classes – knows only too well.  This week is mental health awareness week and the focus is Kindness.  As a team – your well-being is paramount.  In each of our parenting programme session we practice showing…

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Healthy Snacks for Toddlers

One of the most common questions we’re asked by parents here at Early Start Nutrition, is around what foods to serve children at snack time. In this blog we’ll explore how to incorporate snacks into your little ones mealtime routine, how to plan healthy snacks and which foods to include.  As part of a healthy…

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VE Day Celebrations

VE Day dawns on Friday 8th May, marking 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. To commemorate this historic moment the parenting team have planned activities and events to enable you to join in on the celebrations safely from your own home. Make bunting Cut out equal…

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Vegetarian Meatballs

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina shares a family favourite vegetarian weaning recipe. These vegetarian meatballs are suitable for all ages. The texture can be adapted to suit your baby’s stage of weaning. You can serve them mashed, minced or chopped. It is also perfect for the whole family to enjoy served with pasta, rice or…

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Weaning Week 2020

Introducing your baby to solid foods, also referred to as weaning or complementary feeding is an exciting time and you are bound to have lots of questions. With so much information out there it can often be difficult to know when to start and how to start introducing your baby to solid foods. Edwina and…

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