18 episodes

We all want to raise healthy, emotionally resilient, food-adventurous kids, but what does that actually look like and how do we do it? 

This podcast is a place for deep conversations and practical guidance about what it takes to raise well nourished kids, in every sense of the word. We tackle all the big topics from setting boundaries and creating healthy eating habits to instilling a good food culture in your household and fostering body positivity. 

There’s a lot of information out there, much of it contradictory and confusing. This leaves parents overwhelmed and anxious about the ‘right’ thing to do when it comes to their child’s health and wellbeing. It’s time to reimagine a way to parent in this modern world that supports health, connection and the relational wellbeing of our families and precious children. 

Every week we’ll bring you a new episode that draws on our combined 40 years of knowledge and experience in the fields of child psychology, behaviour and nutrition, as well as our own personal journey’s of raising healthy, thriving teenagers, in the hopes of bringing you some much needed clarity along with simple, proven strategies to help you raise well nourished kids. 

We’re here to support you to support your young people in developing healthy eating habits and positive relationships with and through food.

Raising Well Nourished Kids Georgia Harding & Jane Faulkner

    • Kids & Family

We all want to raise healthy, emotionally resilient, food-adventurous kids, but what does that actually look like and how do we do it? 

This podcast is a place for deep conversations and practical guidance about what it takes to raise well nourished kids, in every sense of the word. We tackle all the big topics from setting boundaries and creating healthy eating habits to instilling a good food culture in your household and fostering body positivity. 

There’s a lot of information out there, much of it contradictory and confusing. This leaves parents overwhelmed and anxious about the ‘right’ thing to do when it comes to their child’s health and wellbeing. It’s time to reimagine a way to parent in this modern world that supports health, connection and the relational wellbeing of our families and precious children. 

Every week we’ll bring you a new episode that draws on our combined 40 years of knowledge and experience in the fields of child psychology, behaviour and nutrition, as well as our own personal journey’s of raising healthy, thriving teenagers, in the hopes of bringing you some much needed clarity along with simple, proven strategies to help you raise well nourished kids. 

We’re here to support you to support your young people in developing healthy eating habits and positive relationships with and through food.

    18. Winter Wellness: Strengthening Kids' Immune Systems with Nutrition and Lifestyle

    18. Winter Wellness: Strengthening Kids' Immune Systems with Nutrition and Lifestyle

    In this episode, Georgia and Jane explore the important topic of strengthening your child's immune system during the winter months. They explore why some kids seem to catch every bug while others remain healthy, emphasising the pivotal role of a robust immune system.This episode is packed with actionable advice for parents looking to keep their kids healthy during the winter. Georgia and Jane provide a holistic approach to immune support, blending nutrition, lifestyle, and natural remedies to...

    • 30 min
    17. Mealtime Madness: How to turn it around and create a positive experience for the whole family

    17. Mealtime Madness: How to turn it around and create a positive experience for the whole family

    Join Georgia and Jane as they discuss the complexities of family mealtimes and share practical strategies to make them more enjoyable and less stressful.They emphasise the importance of planning, maintaining routines, and creating a positive mealtime atmosphere and explain exactly how to do those things!Their conversation is filled with personal anecdotes and actionable tips, making this episode a valuable resource for parents navigating the challenges of feeding their families.Learn to estab...

    • 27 min
    16. Planning Meals for Picky Eaters: Simple strategies to avoid over-catering to fussy behaviours

    16. Planning Meals for Picky Eaters: Simple strategies to avoid over-catering to fussy behaviours

    In this episode, Georgia and Jane explore the challenges and strategies of meal planning for families with picky eaters. They discuss the importance of balancing a child's food preferences without overly catering to them, aiming to introduce a variety of foods to expand their palates.They explore strategies to help children become more interested and accepting of new foods while highlighting the importance of setting realistic expectations and being patient with the gradual process of broaden...

    • 22 min
    15. Navigating conflicting health values in parenting: A guide for partners & co-parents

    15. Navigating conflicting health values in parenting: A guide for partners & co-parents

    In this insightful podcast episode, hosts Georgia Harding and Jane Faulkner address a common challenge faced by many parents: differing health values between partners.They explore how to navigate this issue whether parents are living together or separated so that there is harmony in how you tackle your kids' health and wellbeing.Key takeawaysHealthy communication - how to master thisHow to model healthy behaviour as a teamThe statements that are great to foster respectful communication betwee...

    • 21 min
    14. When your kids crave junk. Why it happens and how to get them off the junk food train

    14. When your kids crave junk. Why it happens and how to get them off the junk food train

    In this podcast episode, Georgia and Jane delve into why children are naturally drawn to junk and processed foods, particularly sugar-laden treats. They explain how the human brain's reward system, designed to ensure survival, is hijacked by processed foods that release dopamine, making kids crave these foods more. Learn how to transition kids to whole foods gradually, to help with all the negative health issues that accompany processed diets.Key Takeaways:Learn the biological drive that has ...

    • 22 min
    13. Nourishing yourself as a parent. Why it’s so important and how to do it.

    13. Nourishing yourself as a parent. Why it’s so important and how to do it.

    In this podcast episode, Georgia Harding and Jane Faulkner discuss the importance of self-care and nurturing for parents and caregivers. They highlight the challenges faced by parents in today's society, where the focus often remains solely on the needs of children and families, neglecting the essential role of self-care for effective parenting.In sharing their own personal experiences and observations as parents/mothers, they explain that taking care of oneself isn't selfish but rather cruci...

    • 30 min

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