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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

Learn Crossing Midline Activities to Improve Your Child’s Development!

Why you need to know what crossing midline is for your child’s development! Plus, 6 therapeutic crossing midline activities you can do at home easily.   Have you heard of crossing midline before? It’s one of those occupational therapy/sensory integration things that us OT’s look for when we’re working with children. We look for it because it’s a skill that’s easy to miss. It’s subtle. But, if a child’s not crossing...

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Mindfulness Activities for Kids With a Poor Appetite

Does your child seem to have no appetite and never get hungry no matter what you do? These mindfulness activities can help them tune into their hunger in a brand new way.   Your child is incredibly active, always on the go. You wait hours before offering them food to make sure they’re hungry. They only get milk with their meals, but still your child just never seems hungry! You’re not sure whether you’re more frustrated or you’re more...

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Low Sugar Snack That You Can Feel Good About Serving

Want to feel good about the snacks you’re feeding your child? Try these 21 different low sugar snacks for kids that you can pull together easily and quickly!     Sugar. It’s hidden in many of the foods we eat, especially the ones that are marketed towards kids. And, while the research isn’t clear, most parents (including myself) will say that their kids act wild, misbehave, and don’t listen when they have had too much sugar. Not to mention...

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17 Cool Summer Sensory Activities That Help Kids

Discover awesome sensory activities that are E-A-S-Y and prefect for summer! These activities are designed to promote development and learning no matter what age your child is.     Every summer there’s one thing I make sure I do with my kids, and that’s have shaving cream fun day. I get the kids in their bathing suits and get everyone OUTSIDE and fill up the water table with shaving cream. Although I have cars, cups, and other toys nearby,...

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How to Get Kids Eating at Meals Instead of Snacking All Day

Wish your kid ate less snacks and more at meals? Learn how to help them with these 8 steps that will have your kid hopping into their chair and staying out of the crackers in no time!     We all do it, right? As soon as our baby is able to eat those little puffs, we throw them in our purse or the diaper bag. Next thing you know, they’re screaming while you have a cart overflowing with groceries and there are those little life saving puffs, goldfish crackers,...

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Ridiculously Do-Able Sensory Integration Activities to Use at Home

Sensory integration activities can have a massive impact on a child’s development. Learn powerful ones that are easy for parents to do at home!   I was so proud of him as he pulled himself up the small wooden ramp on a scooter board, as he crossed his arms one over the next with both of his hands alternating. This activity was difficult for him in so many ways, I knew this as an occupational therapist, but I wondered if his mom knew how powerful the activity...

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13 Tasty High Fiber Foods That Kids Will Gobble Up

How about some high fiber foods for kids that they’ll actually eat to not only increase their overall nutrition, but also help keep them regular in the bathroom and avoid constipation!     You probably haven’t given fiber for your child much thought unless you’ve been wishing and hoping for them to poop! That’s right, I’m talking about constipation in kids and you aren’t alone, because thousands of kids are struggling to go to...

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Why Bilateral Integration is Critical for Kids and Activities to Improve It

Learn what you, as a parent, need to know about bilateral integration and how it can affect your child’s ability to write, read, and even pay attention in school. And, get over 13 easy bilateral coordination activities for your child.     It’s something most parents never give thought to, but it is a critical part of development.  So much is happening when our child plays, climbs, and explores their environment.  Skills are being honed and used as a...

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Easy Ways to Help Your Kid Focus on Homework

Teach your child how to focus on homework with these easy tips, ideas, and strategies so you can stop the nagging and daily battles over getting it done!     You feel guilty, you should be looking forward to seeing your kid after a long day, but you know what’s about to walk through the door with them, and that it will be the same battle that ensues as every other day: homework. And, you get it. Your kid has been learning all day and wants to do their own...

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Why Hiding Veggies in Your Kid’s Food is a Mistake

What if hidden veggie recipes caused more harm than good for kids eating? Find out what you can do instead to help teach your kid to enjoy vegetables throughout their whole life without making picky eating any worse than it already is.      Long before I had children of my own, I was a young occupational therapist desperately looking to help my swelling caseload of picky eaters. I was an Oprah junkie back then and leaned forward when she announced how her next...

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Picky Eater Meal Ideas Printable

 

Get Inspired with Foods Picky Eaters Tend to Eat! And get a builder that allows you to put together your own successful meal!

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Get the Free Sensory Red Flags Printable

Do you know these 21 sensory red flags? Download and print out the cheat sheet to learn more...

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Learn to Eat Table Foods Free Cheat Sheet

Perfect for parents of babies and young toddlers that want to teach them how to eat with simple steps. Click the box to get your free 5 page guide right in your inbox!

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Get the Toddler Food Printable Pack!

Get inspired, plan your meals, or just copy the done for you meal ideas with this awesome printable for toddlers and babies!

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