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Mega List of Toddler Meal Ideas

 

Tons of Inspiration

Your toddler is now eating real food and you need ideas to get food in their belly that quick, nutritous, and safe!  Grab this list to make getting breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the table fast and easy.

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Get The Types of Foods That Picky Eaters Actually Eat!

 

End Stressful Mealtimes

You’re kinda worried about your picky eater’s nutrition, not to mention the struggle trying to prepare a family meal that everyone will actually eat! And, you need some insider tricks and tips for foods that picky eaters won’t turn their nose up at.

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Are There Sensory Red Flags You Could Be Missing?

 

Sensory Needs in Kids

 

It’s so frustrating that your child always tantrums, seems edgy, or doesn’t listen. Or, maybe they have some weird quirks and habits that you don’t get? But, you can’t shake the feeling that something deeper is going on. It could be related to their sensory processing!

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How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

 

Chew like a champ

It’s alarming when your baby refuses or has trouble chewing their food. They may spit it out, gag, or refuse to even try. You need a plan! How about 10 simple steps to teach your baby the way to eat their food.

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Mega List of Toddler Meal Ideas

 

Tons of Inspirations

 

Your toddler is now eating real food and you need ideas to get food in their belly that quick, nutritous, and safe!  Grab this list to make getting breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the table fast and easy.

Click below to snag the Toddler Meal Idea Mega List

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Help babies learn how to eat well and provide enriching sensory activities. You’ll also get strategies for babies that won’t eat too and lots of food ideas!

Easy Tricks to Teach Toddlers to Feed Themselves

Want your baby or toddler to feed themselves? Follow these easy tips and get the best utensils to use to encourage your baby or toddler to self-feed!      One of the most common questions I get asked is… “How can I teach my child to feed themselves?” Self-feeding is a big deal for tired parents of babies, toddlers, and in some cases older kids! I was motivated to teach my own kids at a young age because that meant I could...

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Food Aversion Explained: Causes, Treatment, & Support

Learn what a food aversion is, how it affects toddlers and kids, and when it’s a sensory food aversion!    Some kids utterly refuse to eat a particular food(s), often the foods parents consider “healthy”. Or, they’re disgusted by strong smells and have food preferences that they will not stray from.  Do they have a food aversion???    What is a Food Aversion?   A food aversion is when a child consistently...

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12 Feeding Goals for Picky Eaters

Get inspired with the list of feeding goals for picky eaters that’s perfect for OT’s and speech therapist’s that are providing pediatric feeding therapy! If you’ve found your way here from a google search as an occupational therapist (OT) or a speech-language pathologist (SLP) for feeding goals for picky eaters, you’ll find a lot of examples below.   But, this is also a parent-friendly post, because I think as a parent...

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Top 5 Posts of Your Kid’s Table Ever (+ the Behind Scenes Story of How it All Began) 

Whoohoo, we’re celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Your Kid’s Table. Find the top 5 posts of all time and get the scoop on the back story that’s never been told.  10 years ago today, as I’m sitting writing this, I published the very first blog post on Your Kid’s Table in a hope that maybe, just maybe, parents struggling with their kid’s eating and sensory issues would find their way to me.  While a lot has changed...

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33 Signs of Sensory Processing Disorder

Learn the important symptoms and signs of sensory processing disorder in toddlers and children from an occupational therapist, and how to get a diagnosis and treatment options for SPD.    Since most parents are never told about sensory processing difficulties, they’re often confused when they see their child acting or responding differently than other children… They may think their child’s behaviors are a little unusual, or...

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Toddler Crossing Fingers? This is probably why…

Do you have a toddler crossing their fingers? Worried it’s a sign of autism? Find out the hidden reason why your child is always crossing their fingers… Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure. It seems weird, right? Your toddler is constantly crossing their fingers. Or, maybe just sometimes.   Either way, it seems odd. You haven’t noticed other toddlers crossing their index finger and middle finger.   As an...

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8 Big Feeding Red Flags for Babies and Toddlers

Is your baby or toddler gagging on foods all of a sudden? Does your toddler chew food and spit it out? Or, your baby won’t put food in their mouth? Find out what’s normal and what’s not from a pediatric occupational therapist.  One of the most popular reasons parents find their way to Your Kid’s Table is because their baby or toddler isn’t eating baby food, table food, or both. Obviously, this is a huge area of concern for...

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5 Reasons Kids Refuse to Eat

Feel like you’re banging your head against the wall trying to figure out why your child won’t eat anything or refuses to eat at all? There are real reasons and ways you can help picky eater kids. Learn how from a feeding expert and mom.     As an occupational therapist, parents ask me all the time “Why does my child refuse to eat anything?” It’s frustrating when you try to serve new foods, or worse, when you serve something...

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How to Spoon Feed Baby the Right Way! 

Learn how to spoon feed baby even if you’re using baby led weaning, and how to troubleshoot baby gagging, throwing food on the floor, and more!    Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   Starting solid foods is an exciting time for you and your baby! But, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with exactly how to spoon feed your baby.  Is there a right way? A wrong way? Or, maybe your baby is having a hard time eating from a spoon?...

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Morning Sensory Routines to Get the Day Started On The Right Foot

Lots of kids struggle getting up in the morning, getting out the door, or being focused at school or daycare. Use these 7 morning sensory routines full of sensory activities and positive parenting skills!    It’s a story I’ve heard 1000 times… They’re so irritable when they wake up in the morning, they cry/yell/tantrum/start fights, won’t eat breakfast… They’re so wild in the morning, it’s difficult to get...

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