Food, a conversation
Hunger and fullness cues
We’re born knowing to eat when we’re hungry and stop when we’re full. But that’s easy to ignore when you’re surrounded by giant portions and food smells. To help kids listen to their bodies, don’t push them to have one more bite or clean their plate. Turn off screens during meals, too. They distract kids from paying attention to how much they’re eating and when they’ve had enough. Talk to them about the feelings in their tummies of hunger and fullness, and help them see when they need food or when they have had enough.
It can take time to break habits about how we talk about food. It’s not easy to stop things slipping off the tongue, but the effort is well worth putting in for the benefit of our children’s long term health.
At Rumble Tums we have 14 different kids meals with a number of different tastes and flavours to encourage varied eating. We serve our meals in two age appropriate portions so kids aren’t faces with giant portions way beyond their age group. We include fun activities to get them away from their screens and to create an engaging, positive atmosphere around their meals.
Are you ready to Rumble Tums? #letsgrow.