NEW ZEALAND: When Do We Step In?

NEW ZEALAND: When Do We Step In?

In our house we eat simply: mostly fresh fruit and veges, some dairy, nuts most days, pasture raised meat and a few grains. The boys  drink water or milk and rarely sodas or fruit-juice.  We don’t tend to have packet foods, but I bake a few muffins and we have ice-cream and chocolate as treat-foods.  The children who visit us mostly come from homes who eat in a similar way, so food for our guests hasn’t ever been a problem.

The few children who have come and are used to trash food have the simple option of eating or not. I never make a big deal out of it and they never go hungry. (more…)

Karyn Wills

Karyn is a teacher, writer and solo mother to three sons. She lives in the sunny wine region of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand in the city of Napier.

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