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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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Mega List of Toddler Meal Ideas

 

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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.

Click the button below to score a mega list of meal ideas that are perfect for picky eaters!  

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!

 Click the button below to get 21 different signs that your child has sensory needs

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

How Much Milk Should A Toddler Drink?

Many parents wonder, how much milk should a toddler drink, because it changes drastically at 1 years old! Get the answer, plus the best sippy cup for milk and what to do when your 2 year won’t eat and only drinks milk.  In the first year of a baby’s life, milk is a big deal! As parents, we learn very quickly in everything we read and in all that we are told that milk, in the form of formula or breast milk, is the only source of nutrition for a child...

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The Best High Calorie Foods for Babies

The best 19 high calorie foods for babies/toddlers, tips for baby weight gain, and high calorie baby food recipes and easy add-ins. Everything you need in one spot!   There are two reasons parents are often looking for high calorie foods for their babies.  The most common reason is for peace of mind. As parents, we love to know that are babies are getting lots of nutrition and calories so they can grow big and healthy.  And, truth be told, while it’s totally...

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Everything You Need to Know About Feeding Therapy

What is feeding therapy? Does your child need it, and if so, how do you get it for them? Get answers from a feeding therapist to help your child!  For well over a decade a big part of my job as an occupational was doing feeding therapy with kids, mostly in peoples homes through early intervention, but also in a private school setting, too.  And, over the last 5 years, there have been more emails then I can count from parents asking if their kids that were...

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The Complete Guide for Breastfed Babies that Refuse Bottles

“My baby won’t take a bottle,” are words that have come out of my own mouth, and boy was it stressful. Get 11 incredible tips to help your breastfed baby take a bottle. Plus, the best bottles for breastfed babies.  I can still remember the stress, anxiety, and absolute overwhelm when I was a mother for the first time 7 years ago and I realized: my baby won’t take a bottle. Before Sam’s arrival I was both excited and nervous to...

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How to Prevent Toddlers from Becoming Picky Eaters

Toddler eating, or lack thereof, can make parents totally nuts. I can attest to that on both fronts, as an OT and mom. In fact, I’m in the middle of it with my third child again, which is partially what inspired me to write this post. There are so many times that I’m feeding my son and I use a little trick or make a decision about how to handle his behavior and I think, “Most people don’t know to do this, and inadvertently make eating...

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Feeding Red Flags for Babies and Toddlers

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 parents. These refusals are usually a red flag that something deeper is going on with their eating, and if it isn’t addressed, it could lead to long years of picky eating and feeding difficulties that causes the whole family stress. I’ve helped...

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Feeding Schedule for 11, 12, and 13 month olds

11, 12, and 13 months plus can be a difficult time to determine a feeding schedule with so many transitions from baby food and bottles. Get these sample feeding schedules for 1 year olds from a feeding expert and mom.  This post is sponsored by Litecup USA. A baby’s first year is filled with many changes, and as it comes to a close around 11 to 12 months, often one of the biggest changes is fully transitioning to table foods and totally leaving behind baby...

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The Best Position for Your Child During Mealtime

*This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I am a bit embarrassed that I am now just writing this post after three years of regularly sharing information about kid’s and eating.  How and where your child is sitting to eat can have a HUGE impact on the success of a meal! Surprised? Don’t believe me? I know it sounds like a minor factor to consider when feeding your child (or baby), but if your child isn’t positioned correctly they...

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Baby Led Weaning Pros and Cons, What You Need to Know

There has been a lot of buzz about Baby Led Weaning (BLW) in the last few years, and I often get parents asking how I feel about the topic.  I can’t give a clear yes or no because it depends on several factors, and I wanted to explain my thoughts as a pediatric feeding therapist and some important points to consider on both sides of the debate.  Let me first say that as a natural childbirth, breastfeeding, baby-wearing mama, I love the idea behind BLW. If I...

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The Ultimate Guide to Feeding Milestones for Babies and Toddlers

Your ultimate to guide to feeding milestones for babies and toddlers, month-by-month from a pediatric occupational therapist and mom.  I probably should have written this post years ago, as a resource for parents, but I have to admit I’ve been a bit hesitant.  Each child develops so uniquely and just because they may be late hitting a milestone, it doesn’t necessarily mean there is cause for alarm.  For various reasons, it isn’t unusual for a...

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