Simone is a wife and mother to 2 girls. Â She has a background in food manufacturing and a masters degree in Food studies from the University of Queensland. Â Whilst on maternity leave in 2012, she studied a certificate in childs nutrition hoping to equip herself with knowledge for her own family. Â However, it inspired her on a much greater level. Â In 2013, Simone completed SOS (Sequential Oral Sequencing) Feeding Therapy training and has actively been building a network of strong referral partners including dietitians, speech pathologists and occupational therapists. Â Simone also writes a blog on her website focusing on family eating. Â She has written eBooks, co-hosts an eCourse (Happy Mealtimes) and contributes as a guest writer on a range of website.
Busy parents that have children displaying fussy eating behaviours benefit greatly from the Play with Food classes.Â The Play with Food signature program, Breaking Down Barriers to Eating Through Play focuses on fussy eating behaviours.
Play with Food offer a range of workshops and programs related to childrenâ€™s Â eating experiences. Simoneâ€™sÂ uniqueÂ class concept comes from a passion for runningÂ fun childrenâ€™s activities, her training in feeding therapy and her background in learning and development in the corporate world. Â The classes aim to be multi-disciplinary and approach childrenâ€™s feeding from a variety of angles. Â The point of difference in Simoneâ€™s group classes are that they are designed for all children and parents to participate in together.