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Are There Sensory Red Flags You Could Be Missing?

 

It’s so frustrating when your child has frequent meltdowns, never stops moving, or doesn’t listen. These are all signs of sensory "issues" but there are more.  Learn more with our 21 Sensory Red Flags You Might Be Missing.

How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

 

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 how to eat table foods.

Beginner Table Foods

Learn what beginner table foods to give babies and toddlers so they learn how to eat well and are safe chewing. Lots of food ideas from an OT and mom!

7 Fun Ways to Serve Watermelon to Kids

Discover the benefits of watermelon for kids and 7 fun and easy ways to serve watermelon to kids that will have them gobbling it up!    Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure.   Want to get your kid interested in watermelon and have some inspiration for easy ways to serve it? You’re in the right place! Watermelon is an amazing fruit with many benefits and good reasons to include it in your kid’s diet, some that I bet...

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How to Transition Your Baby to Table Foods Easily and Safely

Learn when babies start eating table foods and how to transition them to eating table and finger foods. With this plan from an occupational therapist, you’ll feel confident you’re doing it safely!       As an occupational therapist that specializes in feeding, I often get asked how to transition a baby or toddler onto table foods. These questions usually come from parents that are struggling through the process with a baby (under 12...

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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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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 Quick Tricks for the Toddler that Won’t Eat Dinner

Help, my toddler won’t eat dinner! We’ve got you covered with 5 quick tricks you can start using right away to help your toddler at the dinner table. Plus, some toddler approved dinner ideas too.     Little Jack was lifted into his highchair while his mom was hoping with all her heart that he would eat tonight’s dinner and not just throw it all over the floor. She was getting worried. Jack ate okay at breakfast and lunch, although he...

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The Best 9 Month Old Baby Food + Table Food Ideas!

Get simple 9 month old baby food and table food ideas from a pediatric occupational therapist. This is a critical window of time for babies learning to eat. Learn how to maximize it. Includes 14 different 9 month old meal ideas!      Around 9 months old begins an important transition for most babies… The transition from baby food to table or finger foods. It’s a little overwhelming. Even though I had helped dozens of families through...

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Crispy Whole Roasted Cauliflower Recipe: A Perfect Veggie Recipe for Kids

Learn how to make a delicious whole roasted cauliflower recipe that kids, and even picky eaters, will love. It’s unique, easy, and only has a few simple ingredients!   Not too long ago, my husband was flipping through a recipe book a friend had passed along to us. He stopped on one page in particular and stared. He pushed the book towards me and said, “We have to try this!” I knew immediately why he was interested, it was cauliflower recipe,...

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A Weekly Meal Plan of Table Foods For Your Baby or Toddler: So You Can Save Your Sanity

Get quick and easy ideas for a healthy meal plan for 1 year olds, toddlers, and babies that are learning to eat table foods! 7 days of ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.    It can be tricky figuring out what to feed your baby and toddler once they are eating table foods and aren’t just relying on a baby food pouch. In fact, you might rely on that pouch too much if you don’t have a plan. A meal plan with some ideas about how to get 3...

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5 Weight Gain Tips for Picky Kids & Toddlers

Learn 5 ways to safely increase weight gain for kids. A must read for parents of picky eaters or babies and toddlers that are refusing food. Get weight gain recipes and high calorie ingredients too! Affiliate links used below.   When your child doesn’t eat well because they are a picky eater or have some sort of feeding difficulty, there’s often a concern about their weight and height. Basically, are they growing the way they should? Sometimes we...

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Why Food Before One is Just For Fun is Dangerous Advice

Food before one is just for fun is popular advice for parents before their baby’s first birthday, but sometimes following that advice can do a lot more harm than good. Find out when you shouldn’t follow this sometimes dangerous advice!   Have you heard the adage: “Food before one is just for fun”? While it’s a catchy little phrase that definitely has some truth to it, as an occupational therapist, I’ve also seen it hurt...

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