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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!

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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The Picky Eater Approved Chicken Nugget Recipe

Want your picky eater to eat meat or chicken? I’ve used this recipe to get my own kids, and many others, eating meat because of a special, but easy, technique. Find out what it is and the best way to serve your picky eater.   There are two types of food that most parents of picky eaters want their child to eat more of: meat and vegetables. In this post, I’m going to share with you my own recipe, designed from a feeding therapists perspective to...

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No Trouble Baked Potato Skin Recipe for Picky Kids

Yummy baked potato skins that your whole family will love, even picky eaters. Simple and nutritious as a side dish or appetizer! Print out the recipe…   A lot of people assume that my kids gobble loads of veggies and lean proteins at every meal because I’m a feeding/occupational therapist. I get it, I write about picky eating a lot on Your Kid’s Table. But, the truth is two of my kids went through the average picky eating stage, and one went...

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Scrumptious Gluten Free Meatball Recipe for the Whole Family

Forget that gluten free meatball recipe that tastes like cardboard and try this juicy delicious recipe that you’d never guess is GF! It’s perfect for kids and you’ll find tips for picky eaters, toddlers, and babies too.      Meatballs are a great table food for babies/toddlers, and they are sometimes one of the first meats that a picky eater will agree to eating. But, what if you’re gluten free, which is my situation after...

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Why Your Baby Should Be Putting Toys in Their Mouth

It’s critical that babies go through months of exploring toys and teethers with their mouths. Learn why and how, how to help them if they’re not, and what the consequence could be if they don’t learn how.    Is it weird that my baby won’t put toys in their mouth? It’s a question I’ve been asked many times, and as odd it may seem to you, it doesn’t at all seem too odd to me. And, if you’ve noticed, give...

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Does Your Baby or Toddler Keep Spitting Out Their Food? Try This…

Your baby isn’t spitting out food to make you crazy, it’s happening for a reason. Learn why and how to help them learn to keep it in their mouth!     At first it seemed normal, they’re learning to eat after all. The little puff, green bean, or cheese just slipped out of their mouth over and over again. At first, you were patient because they never ate anything before and obviously they were trying. But, as days and weeks went on, and...

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49 Quick Finger Foods for Toddlers to Make Meals Easy

Healthy, safe, and easy finger foods for toddlers that will make putting a meal in front of them a snap.   Steak salad topped with pomegranate seeds and Gorgonzola crumbles. Chicken fajitas with spicy peppers and onions. Roasted lamb with cucumber sauce. These are all dinners I served once upon a time before I had kids. I’d stand over one of my Rachel Ray cookbooks on any given night and whip up something new and tasty for my husband and I. And, while I...

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5 Myths About Babies and Toddlers that Won’t Eat Table Foods

Some babies and toddlers have a hard time learning to eat solids, table, and finger foods. When they do there are some damaging myths that must be busted so they can learn to eat!     It’s not talked about a lot. I suppose it’s rooted in the fact that a lot of doctors and professionals aren’t trained in feeding delays. For many, when babies and/or toddlers don’t want to or can’t eat table foods, the most common response is,...

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6 Tips to Get Babies and Toddlers to Stop Throwing Food!

Need help with your baby or toddler throwing food on the floor during meals? Get these easy strategies you can start using today from a mom and feeding therapist that’s been there.  I’ve been pushed over the edge during countless meals because another piece of food, a whole plate of dinner, or a straw cup filled with milk, soared through the air to splatter all over the floor at the hands of my baby or toddler. It absolutely grated on my nerves...

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Are Food Jags Affecting Your Picky Eater? What you need to know…

What is a food jag? Why does your child have one and how do you break one down so that picky eating can be improved and kids learn to eat a wider variety of foods? This feeding therapist and mom is answering it all! Have you ever stepped back and thought, “How did I get to this point?” when you were making the same meal, again, for your child? You’re likely preparing two different dinners, lunches, and breakfasts every single day. There’s...

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