Ideas - forver hungry 3.5 yr old - newborn so unable to prep snacks

(5 Posts)
milkyman Wed 18-May-16 08:32:41

Ds is always hungry and always asking for them when i ff newborn so cant get up. Any ideas how he could prep his own snacks as it is the main source of tantrums.

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Wed 18-May-16 08:43:45

Put newborn in a sling and prepare the days snacks. hmm

Angelik Wed 18-May-16 08:53:26

when preparing bottle, prepare snack at the same time (along with something for you) and sit down together. make it a family mini meal. sounds to me like toddler wants a bit of reassurance and a share of your attention. snacks include sliced fruit, yoghurt, breadsticks, and even a biscuit if you're in a rush. whatever is at hand.

milkyman Wed 18-May-16 09:22:18

Havent got on well with sling as have had complicated csectoon

scrumptiouscrumpets Wed 18-May-16 11:46:24

I think Angelik has given you a great suggestion - don't wait for him to ask for a snack, offer it automatically when you're feeding the newborn!

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